A conversation with Mark Howorth on SlatorPod

Slator's Research Director, Esther Bond, joined us at our London HQ for the latest edition of SlatorPod. Together with our CEO, Mark Howorth, they discussed his route into the media and entertainment (M&E) and language space and his path to joining VSI.

Mark outlines how the media localisation industry has evolved with the streaming boom impacting turnaround times and some of the challenges of hiring and retaining talent internally and externally post-Covid. He also offers his thoughts on using machine translation (MT) and automatic speech recognition (ASR) as productivity enhancers rather than a replacement for human subtitling.

Looking ahead to 2023, he reveals some of the focus areas for VSI, including building more capacity, widening the customer base, and geographical expansion. 

Take a look below for the full podcast.