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Kim Ludvigsen

Kim Ludvigsen

Kim Ludvigsen is the founder and former 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

9 min read

Ideas to make your online multilingual events stand out

By Kim Ludvigsen on October 1, 2020

With more events move online, event organisers and managers of traditionally “offline” events are coming to realise that the landscape is much different.

Topics: Online Events Event & Interpretation Support
6 min read

Guide to getting the most out of virtual conference platforms

By Kim Ludvigsen on May 13, 2020

In light of the challenges presented by COVID-19, more and more events are taking place online.

Topics: Event Management Online Events Event & Interpretation Support
4 min read

Improving the diversity and inclusion of your online event

By Kim Ludvigsen on March 27, 2020

As a result of COVID-19, events and conferences across the globe are being cancelled en masses to help mitigate the virus’ spread.

For many event organisers, the solution has been to move events online – delivering smaller, more intimate sessions for delegates. The results have been overwhelmingly positive so far.

Topics: Event Management Online Events
4 min read

Can conferences go ahead despite the threat of the Coronavirus?

By Kim Ludvigsen on February 10, 2020

As an industry that relies upon travel and thrives on face-to-face interactions (conferences, seminars and talks), the coronavirus is a pressing concern for many event management professionals and delegates alike.

Topics: Event Management Online Events Event & Interpretation Support
3 min read

Why conference engagement won't be enough in 2020

By Kim Ludvigsen on December 12, 2019

I was on a flight from Barcelona to London recently and found myself contemplating the predicament event organisers face today when it comes to the use of technology.

Topics: Event Management
5 min read

Four tips on how to make an event successful

By Kim Ludvigsen on March 14, 2019

Everywhere you look, there is change across the events industry. Against a backdrop of technological disruption, a shift in the dynamics that define the relationships between brands, agencies and consumers is taking place. It can be overwhelming to navigate through this change and to identify what conference delegates find valuable, what is just hype, and what you now need to make an event successful. 

Topics: Event Management
2 min read

Taking a close look at the industry trends coming from IBTM World

By Kim Ludvigsen on November 29, 2018

We attended IBTM World in Barcelona. Here are a few quick thoughts from Greg McEwan, head of communications, on several emerging trends. 

Topics: Industry News & Trends
4 min read

Will interpreters be replaced by technology? 

By Kim Ludvigsen on May 1, 2018

What is the future of interpretationWill interpreters be replaced by technology? These are all increasingly common questions in an industry experiencing a flow of technology-based platforms. 

Topics: Interpreters Interpretation Technology
7 min read

What does an interpreter do? A day in the life

By Kim Ludvigsen on September 4, 2017

Interpreters live exciting lives. No two days are the same. They are always on the go and they are their own masters with a lot of freedom – and how about their life-work balance. 

Topics: Interpreters