Pierre is president of i18N Inc., a firm specializing in internationalization training, consulting and development for software, Web sites and mobile devices.
Pierre has over thirty years' experience in the industry. He has been VP Technology at ALIS Technologies and director of technology at Bowne Global Solutions. He has also taught internationalization at Université de Montréal and been technology editor for the LISA newsletter.
At ALIS, Pierre pioneered the transparent handling
of Arabic, Farsi and Urdu languages and created the core bi-directional
technology licensed by Microsoft.
As Director of Localization Technology at Bowne
Global Solutions, he carried out research and analysis on multilingual
Web sites and published the first generic model of Globalization
has more than ten years experience in internationalization and
localization testing. His testing experience covers more than
30 languages including European, Asian, Arabic, Hindi, etc.
Director of Software Quality Assurance at Gemplus, Matta built
up and managed a team of 50 SQA professionals responsible for
testing globalized Windows applications and embedded systems in
European and Asian languages.
Director of SQA at Purkinje, Matta managed the testing team for
a multilingual multi-user client-server application for clinical
Matta was also SQA team leader at ALIS where
he was involved in testing all ALIS products, notably their Arabic/Farsi