Chief Technology Officer
Éric brings to
Linguasoft a rock-solid experience in technology (since 1982) and a long practice in languages. Éric focuses on the relationships between culture and technology. He has managed over 100 projects in 5 countries. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish and German, and gets daily exposure to many Aboriginal languages. Éric holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a Master's degree in Computer Science with high honors from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris, and a Post-Graduate research degree in Computer Systems with high honors from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris. He also holds certificates of language proficiency from Cambridge University, Franco-British Chamber of Commerce, Université Paris La Sorbonne, Madrid Chamber of Commerce, Universidad de Salamanca, Goethe Institut, Franco-German Chamber of Commerce.
Dr Marcel Diki-Kidiri, Chief Linguist
Dr Marcel Diki-Kidiri is a linguist from Central African Republic. He is a researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and appointed to the unit Langage, Langues et Cultures d'Afrique Noire (LLACAN). He has authored several books and papers on Sango, the national and official language of the Central African Republic, dealing with its description, promotion and development. For all his works on Sango, he was rewarded as Chevalier des Palmes Académiques by the Central African Republic. He is also a founding member of Maaya, a world network for promoting language diversity. He is often called upon as an expert by a variety of prestigious international organizations, such as Unesco, Organisation international de la Francophonie (OIF), Union Latine, the African Academy of Languages. He is now training translators and interpreters from and toward Sango at the International Criminal Court at The Hague. Dr Marcel Diki-Kidiri holds a Ph. D from Paris III University and a HDR at the National Institute of Oriental studies (INALCO).