Appen Gears Up for Big Presence at this Year’s Interspeech

We’re excited to announce Phil Hall, Senior VP of the Language Resource Division and Luca Rognoni, Linguistic Product Manager, will be presenting research on speech recognition, speaker comparisons, and Pashto speech data at Interspeech August 20-24 at the University of Stockholm in Sweden (read the presentation abstracts below). Dr. Dorota Iskra, Appen VP of Business Development Europe, will be participating on the Young Female Researchers in Speech Science & Technology (YFRSW) senior panel where she’ll speak about her own research and experience as a woman in the speech community. […]

By | August 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Data Protection for Video Evidence

Body Worn Cameras (BWC) and the video evidence they provide has been a game changer for the Criminal Justice System in the UK. Highly charged situations can affect a person’s ability to recall events with certainty, and the camera is proving to be a reliable impartial witness. […]

By | August 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Empowering a Community and Enabling Linguistic Research

Through a partnership with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL), our team of linguists works with researchers at several universities across Australia. We use our technical and linguistic skills to further their research and community projects. Many of us are former academics so we love being able to bridge the two worlds of academia and industry. […]

By | August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AI Requires a Human Touch: How Appen Recruits Crowds to Improve Technology

Kerri Reynolds knows a thing or two about hiring. As Appen’s new Senior Vice President of Human Resources (HR) and Crowdsourcing, she’s been a professional talent acquisition recruiter for 20 years for Fortune 500 companies including Citibank, MasterCard and Microsoft. […]

By | July 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Entering the Asian Market: Appen Opens Office in China

“Appen embodies the artisan spirit in China. We pay attention to every little detail.” Danny Duan, VP of China Business Development, joined Appen in January 2017 as we opened our office in Beijing. We recently talked to Danny about AI trends in China, the reasons for expanding into the Chinese market, and the value we’re delivering to local clients. […]

By | July 20th, 2017|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Appen’s Growth Fueled by Tech Trends and Executive Leadership [Article]

“Search and social media relevance has underpinned the growth of the Appen,” says CEO, Mark Brayan. The company’s growth trajectory has kept pace with a flourishing tech industry. […]

By | June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Appen Prize for Excellence awarded at Sydney University

by Jesse Walker, Linguistic Project Manager Sydney, Australia I’ve always enjoyed academic awards nights. Between the eccentric humour of university professors, the seemingly endless list of prizes, and the generous spread of post-ceremony refreshments, it’s hard not to have a good time. […]

By | May 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®: See Appen Discuss its Role in Enhancing the eCommerce Shopping Experience

Tune in to Fox Business Network as sponsored programming and Bloomberg International on May 14, 2017. See market-by-market listings below. […]

By | May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Structured Data Leads to Higher Ad Revenue [Case Study]

A leading search engine provider’s bottom line depended on one thing – clicks. If their ads weren’t performing, neither was the company. […]

By | April 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Data is Key: Takeaways from LocWorld China

Danny Duan, VP of China Business Development, and Willa Lin, Senior Project Manager for Appen’s Language Resources team, recently attended LocWorld in Shenzhen, China. LocWorld, one of the leading conferences for translation, localization, and global website management, presented a range of sessions and speakers focusing on high-value information in the language marketplace. […]

By | March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments