Our Mission

To create and provide the world's best AI technologies for localization, broadcast, live events and all other forms of written and spoken content. We strive to make a positive global impact by creating communicative opportunities for everyone, in every country, around the world.  

Our Vision

To help the world communicate by eliminating the barrier of language, region, or circumstance through innovative AI technologies.

Surpassed translating


hours of content

Translated more than



Provided support for more than


languages (and growing)

Garnered clients from over



Achieved Media-focused translation accuracy up to


higher than our competitors

Our Products

XL8's products empower content produced around the world to foster local opportunities, drive growth, and make a meaningful impact.

Our Story

XL8 has harnessed the power of AI, and applied it to Machine Translation technology in order to accelerate global connectivity and communication. It has been our endeavor from the start to build communication technology that both creates and increases opportunities for people all around the world. 

Our History

Launched initial commercialization of XL8’s proprietary machine translation services
Launched initial commercialization of XL8’s proprietary Speech-To-Text services
Launched initial commercialization of XL8’s proprietary Live Subtitling Services
Joined NVIDIA Inception Program for AI Startups
Opened first international Engineering Office in Seoul, Korea
Shortlisted as one of New York City’s Top 50 Startups
Named to Media Play News’ “40 under 40” executives
Launched MediaCAT, our signature AI Media Localization Services Platform
Shortlisted as one of 2023’s 4YFN Top 50 digital startup companies
Nominated for the DEG’s EnTech Emerging Tech Award
Shortlisted as one of 2022’s Web Summit Top 105 Tech startups
Shortlisted as one of the Top 50 participants in 2022’s prestigious Unicorn Battle
Nominated for EGA’s 2023 Hermes Awards
Named to Slator's "50 under 50" list
Joined Google For Startups
Joined Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub
Acquired A American Hi-Tech Transcription & Reporting, Inc.
Nominated for the DEG’s EnTech Technology Innovation and Emerging Technology Awards
Won Two DEG EnTech Awards for Technology Innovation and Emerging Technology Advancements
XL8's Research Paper, titled “Enhanced Simultaneous Machine Translation with Word-level Policies, Accepted at EMNLP 2023
Completed SOC 2 and Trusted Partner Network (TPN) Blue Shield Certifications
Nominated for EGA’s 2024 Hermes Awards
Achieved Trusted Partner Network (TPN) Gold Shield

Our Leadership

XL8's executive leadership team brings together diverse, extensive backgrounds in Advanced Technology and Media & Entertainment to build a dynamic, multicultural company specializing in proprietary AI Localization technologies built from the ground up for Media and Entertainment.

After graduating with an advanced degree in Computer Science from Columbia University, Tim went on to senior software engineering positions at Google where he later became a TLM (Tech Lead and Manager). While at Google, Tim managed a team of software engineers and ML (Machine Learning) researchers, successfully launching multiple NLP-based (Natural Language Processing) Search features including Events Search, Events in Knowledge Graph and Google Maps, and Personal Search.

Tim Jung
Founder & CEO

After graduating with an advanced degree in Computer Science from Columbia University, Jay went on to senior positions at Apple. As an Apple Software Engineer, Jay built connectivity and data communication services used on all Apple devices that work on large-scale, real-time communication, including FaceTime, ScreenSharing, GameCenter, and Watch Connectivity.

Jay Park
Co-Founder & CTO

With advanced degrees in Business and Finance from UCLA and Pepperdine, Josh brings more than 25 years of experience leading domestic and global business operations, finance, and sales for leading Media & Entertainment companies including Technicolor, Sony DADC, Sony Pictures, Alliance Entertainment, and Transperfect.

Josh Pine
Chief Revenue Officer

Working at XL8

At XL8, our team culture serves as the foundation for how we build teams and approach every aspect of our work. It encompasses a set of principles that guide our actions and shape our collective mindset.
As a fast-growing organization we are always looking for great talent. Do you want to join our talent pool in the near future? Please submit your resume via email.

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