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Kim Ludvigsen

Kim Ludvigsen

Kim Ludvigsen is the founder and CEO of Interprefy. He was born in 1958 and grew up in Denmark. He lives in Zurich and graduated in Civil Engineering from the ETH in 1981 and has an MBA from INSEAD 1986. He worked for Accenture, Apax Partners and Ernst & Young and later co-founded several start-ups. In 2014 he met with Peter Frei, former colleagues form the Swiss Post, with whom he conceived the Interprefy business idea.

Recent posts by Kim Ludvigsen

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5,000 Experts Tackling Global Health Issues During Multilingual Vaccine Virtual Days

By Kim Ludvigsen on Aug 6, 2020 10:02:07 AM

Overview

Due to COVID-19, healthcare professionals have missed out on critical opportunities to connect with both experts and peers, whilst facing a global crisis that requires collaboration and knowledge sharing like never before. This is why an independent scientific committee of leading experts has designed an interactive 2-day programme to bring healthcare professionals together. 

Topics: Event & Interpretation Support Conferences Healthcare Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences ON24 Multilingual Web Conferencing
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The Postal Union hosts international conference in English & French

By Kim Ludvigsen on Jun 3, 2019 5:41:00 PM

Overview

The Postal Union for the Mediterranean (PUMed) was established in 2011 by 14 Postal Operators across the Mediterranean Region. PUMed is a restricted union of the Universal Postal Union (UPU). Established in 1874, the Universal Postal Union (UPU), with its headquarters in the Swiss capital Berne, is the second oldest international organization worldwide. Today, PUMed counts up to 21 member organizations.

Topics: Conferences Educational Institutions & Associations Technology & Telecommunications
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Roche reduce costs and win back floorspace in two-day, five-language event

By Kim Ludvigsen on Apr 4, 2019 4:41:00 PM

Overview

Roche AG is a Swiss multinational healthcare company that operates worldwide. Interprefy provided interpreting in five languages for this highly technical summit.

Topics: Conferences Healthcare Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences
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Global tech giant sets record with 13 languages & 102 interpreters at major summit

By Kim Ludvigsen on Nov 30, 2018 12:15:00 PM

Overview

This was a large summit with a jam-packed agenda consisting of conference-style presentations, product demonstrations and smaller break-out sessions. With numerous meetings and presentations running simultaneously across several venues, there was a high level of complexity.

Topics: Conferences Technology & Telecommunications
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Dansk Industri employs remote interpreting for over 250 delegates

By Kim Ludvigsen on Nov 29, 2018 9:45:00 AM

Overview

The Confederation of Danish Industri (DI) is one of Denmark's business organizations (chambers of commerce) and employers' organizations. DI’s event team wanted to hold a conference with mainly Arabic speaking participants in January 2017 at the Hotel Narcissus in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event was organized over a hotel WiFI network at very short notice.

Topics: Conferences Educational Institutions & Associations
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ISUOG holds World Congress on Ultrasound with sessions in English & Mandarin

By Kim Ludvigsen on Oct 31, 2018 5:40:00 PM

Overview

ISUOG is the leading international society of professionals in ultrasound for obstetrics and gynaecology. ISUOG's World Congress is the main annual scientific meeting for clinicians based anywhere in the world.

Topics: Conferences Educational Institutions & Associations Healthcare Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences
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Union Cycliste Internationale hosts seminar in English & French

By Kim Ludvigsen on Aug 28, 2018 12:16:00 PM

Overview

Founded in 1900, in Paris (France), the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the worldwide governing body for cycling. It develops and oversees cycling in all its forms, for all people as a competitive sport, as a healthy recreational activity, as a means of transport, and also just for fun. Interprefy was approached to provide remote simultaneous interpreting in French and English for two half-day seminars on cycling.

Topics: Seminars & Workshops Educational Institutions & Associations Sports Governmental & Non Profits
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Domino's Worldwide Rally Expo make 8 languages available to 9,000 attendees

By Kim Ludvigsen on Jun 1, 2018 10:12:00 AM

Overview

The event connects 9,000 Domino’s key franchise decision-makers and team members from around the world.

Topics: Conferences Retail

Facebook hosts summit in English and German

By Kim Ludvigsen on May 30, 2018 10:39:00 AM

The Challenge

The world's most prominent social media platform, Facebook, has an upcoming summit in Berlin. The challenge for the event organizer agency, Jack Morton Worldwide, was to identify an adequate interpreting provider. With limited floorspace and reluctance on the part of the customer to use interpreter booths, Interprefy was approached to provide interpreters.

Topics: Conferences Technology & Telecommunications Retail
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MCI Australia delivers eight languages at the World Congress of Accountants

By Kim Ludvigsen on May 3, 2018 5:42:00 PM

Overview

The congress, which was spread over four days, saw more than 3,000 attendees. Speakers presented in English, with Interprefy providing seven languages to audience members, who listened to their chosen language on high-quality audio streaming through their smart devices.

Topics: Conferences Educational Institutions & Associations Finance and Insurance