TransPerfect Deal Interactive
Jordan Ellington is the President of TransPerfect's Deal Interactive division. Ellington has over 20 years of application development experience on PC-based networked platforms. Since 1993 he has developed many internal and client-facing applications for major corporate, financial services, and law firms, as well as the extranets of three of the top twenty U.S. law firms. In 1998, he was a recipient of the American Express Chairman's Award for Quality. In 1999 he founded Deal Interactive to service the secure document hosting and collaboration needs of global businesses, and to this day he continues to drive software development and manage the day-to-day operations of the business. Through a merger between Deal Interactive and TransPerfect in 2007, Ellington joined the senior management team of TransPerfect, a world leader in business services with US $150 million in revenue and over 50 offices worldwide.
Phil Shawe is the co-founder of one of the world's leading B-to-B providers of language and business services, TransPerfect Global, and the President and CEO of Translations.com. From 1992 until 1999, Shawe co-managed the day-to-day operations of TransPerfect with his business partner, Elizabeth Elting, to help orchestrate the company's growth from a single office start-up to an industry leader operating from offices in over 40 cities on four continents. Prior to founding TransPerfect, Shawe was a Financial Analyst at Chemical Bank and a Global Custody Consultant at Merrill Lynch. Shawe holds a MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business and a BS from the University of Florida, where he triple majored in Finance, Marketing, and Risk Management.
Elizabeth Elting, co-founder of TransPerfect Global, is also President and CEO of TransPerfect Translations, one of the world's leading providers of document translation, which she co-founded with Phil Shawe in 1992. Elting manages TransPerfect's day-to-day operations and helped orchestrate its growth from a single office start-up to an industry leader operating from offices in over 40 cities on four continents. Elting has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Crain's New York Business as a pioneer in addressing the growing demand for professional, high quality translation services. Elting received a MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University's Stern School of Business and a BA in Modern Languages and Literatures from Trinity College.
Chief Technology Officer
Prior to joining TransPerfect in 2003, Mark Hagerty was the Director of Software Development at eTranslate, directing the development of the industry-leading GMS technology that was eventually acquired by Translations.com. Prior to that, Hagerty worked for eight years as a senior software engineer and manager at Adobe Systems, Inc. Hagerty was in charge of merging the internal customer databases and customer support systems when Adobe acquired Aldus in 1994. He was also one of the developers of the Adobe Type-On-Call product and a key member of the teams that implemented Peoplesoft and SAP internally. Hagerty has 20 years of software development experience and is responsible for the technology vision and solutions that make TransPerfect an industry leader. Hagerty holds a BS in Mathematics and Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University.