Gerhard Budin is full professor for terminology studies and translation technologies at the Centre of Translation Studies (CTS) at the University of Vienna. He is director of the Institute for Corpus Linguistics and Text Technology (ICLTT) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and a member (kM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. He is Chair holder of the UNESCO Chair for Multilingual, Transcultural Communication in the Digital Age. His research interests and areas of teaching include language technologies, corpus linguistics, and knowledge engineering, E-Learning technologies, distributed digital research environments, terminology studies, ontology engineering, cognitive systems, cross-cultural knowledge communication and knowledge organization. For the last 25 years Gerhard Budin has been active in national, European, and international research projects in the areas mentioned above. Gerhard Budin is Chair of a technical sub-committee in the International Standards Organization (ISO).