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Ron Fredericks Joins International Contact, Inc. as CTO to Further Language Service Innovation for Current and Future Customers and Vendors
[May 27, 2015]

Ron Fredericks Joins International Contact, Inc. as CTO to Further Language Service Innovation for Current and Future Customers and Vendors

OAKLAND, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Contact, Inc., a leader in media translation and localization, today announced the appointment of Ron Fredericks to the role of chief technology officer. Translation services are expanding exponentially through technology and after a 4-year search they are excited to have found such an excellent candidate.

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Mr. Fredericks brings experience managing open source web frameworks with a focus on customer needs, business solutions, and product quality. This appointment is effective immediately. 

"We were looking for a hands-on CTO that could develop new and innovative web-based language solutions for us. Ron has prior successful experience developing web-based platforms, product management for fortune 500 companies, and has sold startup technology companies he has founded. Having Ron as CTO allows us to focus on giving our customers, vendors, an partners new services and opportunities," says Carla Itzkowich, CEO of International Contact, Inc.

Mr. Fredericks is an expert in Cloud, and LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP), along with Python, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, Wordpress and SugarCRM as an open-source web development platform for service vendors. He has experience in global strategic partner development: designing, developing, marketing, and selling for Internet platforms. Mr. Fredericks  is an award winning web platform developer (at Intel's Wind River division), and software business developer (at GE). He has built, supported, and taught compiler and debugger development tools for software OEM vendors. He has managed the roll out of a new software platform as a service for Motorola going from thousands of users to a million users. He has been a CTO for two eLearning companies where he has developed unique video distribution with social networking. As CEO he successfully sold his first startup and arranged for long term software support from a fortune 500 company. He was the editor for two software trade magazines responsible for the editorial calendars, interviews with leading software executives, and evaluation of new software initiatives by both large and startup companies that drove an increasing subscriber base.

About International Contact, Inc.
In business since 1982, International Contact, Inc. is the one-stop shop for translation, website localization, audio, video and multimedia production, desktop publishing, research and consultation in over 100 languages.

Media contact:
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(510) 836-1180

Alternate media contact:
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(408) 252-9676

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SOURCE International Contact, Inc.

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