Oscar A. Jofre, Founder, President and CEO, is responsible for establishing the overall strategic direction for BSC and senior oversight of its operations, product and business development. As the senior corporate leader and spokesperson for BSC, Oscar applies more than two decades of experience in successful start up enterprises to lead the companyâ€™s ongoing development and growth with senior customer contacts, partners and key stakeholder relationships. A Chilean-born entrepreneur, innovator and IT specialist, Oscar brings 20 years in senior management, marketing, investor relations and sales and a proven pattern of results-focused leadership. As founder and CEO of Ottawa-based BabelFish Corporation a SaaS-based multilingual translation portal, he built and led a team of over 135 individuals in providing high-tech multilingual solutions to 7,600 contractors around the world. He co-founded the Canadian Network of Language Industries and sat on the steering committee of the Language Industry Technology Roadmap â€“ an initiative of Industry Canada and the National Research Council. He was the only Canadian on the United Nations/MIT Digital Nations. He currently sits on the boards of BoardSuite Corp., OSOLOS Ventures Inc., CorpTropolis Corp. and HispanoTech. A true visionary, with a talent for identifying technology opportunities, BSC is Oscarâ€™s fifth start-up in what he calls his mission to humanize technology.
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