language technologies for translation, extraction and analysis of information
We are a company of the sector of the TIC specialised in technologies of the tongue and created in 2006 like spin-off of the group of investigation Transducens of the Universitat’d Alicante. Prompsit was born like answer to the commercial need generated by the apparition of the platform of machine translation of open source Apertium.
Prompsit, a company founded by the creators of Apertium
In 2005, this technology of translation rewrote and freed like free software under the platform Apertium. The platform receives at present a big number of automatic translators and linguistic tools and has a community of developers and users in continuous growth. In Apertium confluyen the fundamental investigation and his application to the industry.
Prompsit created with the aim to answer to the demand of professional services around Apertium and to take advantage of the know-how of his developers and impulsores original. The creation of the company in 2006 was accompanied of the prize IMPIVA/CEEI to the most innovative project in the contest of New Business Ideas of the Foundation Company University (Fundeun).
Over the years, we have specialised in the creation of customised machine translation solutions, which has enabled us to continue to develop Apertium in combination with other technologies. In addition, motivated by the needs of our clients, we have worked on the development of other innovative applications for information extraction and sentiment analysis.
A team network
The Prompsit team, its partners and collaborators, are specialised in different areas of knowledge, which merge in the field of linguistic engineering using an interdisciplinary approach.
Besides, we have several strategic alliances to llevar some of the key activities of the company, as, for example, Transducens, the group of investigation of the that was born Prompsit; Apertium and his community of developers; Soleil Translations, the agency of translation with which collaborate usually; AE Consultores, our consultancy of márketing and strategy or BCG Group, our labour consultancy, fiscal and countable. Many other people advise us, inspire us, collaborate with us or follow us. Of all they learn and with all enjoy sharing the day in day out.
The team at Prompsit is made up of:
Gema Ramírez Sanchez
CEO. Founding Partner. Bachelor's degree in Translation and Interpreting. Master's Degree in Computer Engineering Applications. More than 10 years developing technologies for translation and 6 at the head of Prompsit. She will help you to understand how this sophisticated technology may be of use in your business.
Miriam Antunes Gonçalves
CFO. Founding Partner. Bachelor's degree in Phonoaudiology. Master's degree in Applied Linguistics. More than 10 years working in the development of translation technologies. She ensures that our administrative, legal, financial and employment affairs are in perfect order.
Sergio Ortiz Rojas
CTO. Founding Partner. Computer Engineer. Master's Degree in Computer Engineering Applications. More than 12 years developing linguistic technologies. If there is a solution to a technical necessity in the language field, Sergio will find it and let you know. If it does not yet exist, he will design and develop it, together with the rest of the technical team and adapt it to your needs.
Mikel L. Forcada
CRO. Founding Partner. Professor of Software and Computing Systems. PhD in Chemistry. Secretary of the EAMT and President of SaLTMiL. He is the link between the Transducens group of Alicante University and Prompsit and fosters the knowledge and technology transfer for later application in the industry.
Encarnación Gómez Alcaraz
Product Manager. Computer Engineer. Master's Degree in Computer Engineering Applications. She ensures that the technologies developed in each project are converted into useful and easy-to-understand tools, for both clients and external users and makes them available through our website.
Alicia Nieva Díaz
Sales & Marketing Manager. Bachelor's Degree in Translation and Interpreting. Specialist in foreign trade in markets as varied as the Californian or the Brazilian. From the very first moment, she will use her excellent abilities to find solutions to your needs.
Santiago Cortés Vaíllo
Machine Translation Manager. Computer Engineer. Master's Degree in Computer Engineering Applications. He is the main developer of the Prompsit range of hybrid translators and is in charge of the training on machine translation which enables our clients to fully benefit from our technology.
Boyán Ivanov Bonev
Innovation Manager. PhD in Computer Engineering. He is committed to the creation of innovative linguistic applications for Prompsit, all of them within open research areas which are very much in demand by the industry as tangible solutions.
Juan Antonio Pérez Ortiz
Founding Partner. PhD in Computer Engineering. More than 10 years of research in the natural language processing area. Expert on web technologies and cloud computing. Director of the Transducens research group at the University of Alicante. He advises Prompsit on topical issues and new trends in language technologies. He collaborates in R&D activities as well as in the recruitment of new talent.
Felipe Sánchez Martínez
Founding Partner. PhD in Computing Engineering. More than 10 years researching machine translation and tools for translation. He advises and collaborates with Prompsit in R&D activities, mainly related to the area of machine translation.
Rafael C. Carrasco
Founding Partner. Professor of Software and Computing Systems. PhD in Physics, PhD in Computer Engineering and specialist in artificial intelligence and digital libraries. Deputy Director of Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes. He participates in the fostering knowledge and in the transfer of technology between the University of Alicante and Prompsit.
Susana Santos Antón
Founding Partner. Computer Engineer. Her experience as a researcher in the Transducens group and her interaction with the team that would make up the shareholders of Prompsit, led her to back the company from the outset.