Peter Kolb studied Computational Linguistics and German Language in Heidelberg, Berlin and Potsdam. He is working in the language industry (translation and localisation, language learning, knowledge management) since 2004. His main areas of expertise are:
- distributional semantics
- machine translation
- intelligent computer aided language learning (iCALL)
- creating, distributing and using linguistic resources like corpora and dictionaries.
He has 15+ years of programming experience in business context, mostly Java and Python, writing performant and maintainable code. Recently he gained experience with cloud computing on AWS and Heroku, including IaaS (terraform).
In 2011, he founded linguatools together with Petra Prochazkova.