Trintʼs CEO & Founder – Jeff Kofman

Jeff has lived the workflow that Trint is transforming. In more than three decades as a reporter, foreign correspondent and war correspondent he estimates he has manually transcribed thousands of hours of interviews, speeches, lectures and news conferences.

He has reported from more than 40 countries for ABC News, CBS News and CBC News. He covered the Iraq War and the Arab Spring – he won an Emmy for his coverage of the fall of Libyan dictator Muammar Gadhafi. In his ten years as ABC News Correspondent for Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America Jeff reported on coups, revolutions and guerrilla wars.

He has covered many of the biggest stories of our time including the Gulf Oil Spill, the Chile Mine Rescue, Nelson Mandela and Fidel Castro. Jeff broke the speed of sound in an F-16 jet (yes, he threw up!); he travelled to the bottom of the ocean in a scientific research sub; and reported from a long list of exotic locales including the Amazon, the Galapagos, Patagonia and the Bolivian jungle.

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“As a reporter I spent thousands of hours of my life transcribing. Iʼve lived the pain. I often dreamed of something that would make it easier. Trint does just that. I think of it as Transcription Relief.”

– Jeff Kofman

Meet the Team

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Trintʼs Management Team

Caitlin Clarke

Commercial Director

James Fincham

Finance Director

Mike Gluckman

Head of Marketing

Alastair Jardine

Head of Product

Brandon Mensinga


Dr. Simon Turvey

VP Engineering

Simon conducted research in the field of neural networks at the University of Hertfordshire where he earned his PhD. He worked as a software engineer and engineering leadership developer for Nokia, including five years in Silicon Valley. He returned to London to join Trint as VP of engineering. His focus here has been to build a world-class software engineering team that also has fun along the way.

Caitlin leads all commercial activities at Trint, including accelerating Trint’s growth as an enterprise product. She started her career in content licensing at The New York Times, as regional manager for content licensing in Singapore and then regional manager EMEA in Paris. She went on to work as senior manager of enterprise partnerships across EMEA for Bloomberg in London.

Alastair developed skills directly related to Trint in his five years as senior UX architect at The Guardian, where he helped design the newspaper’s new content management system, mobile apps and user-generated content software. He was UX lead at the educational publisher Springer Nature and UX designer at  Network Rail.

Mike has had over 10 years’ experience at the senior management level and over 8 years at top-tier media agencies, including Initiative Media, Walker Media and Sapient Razorfish. More recently he’s been a director in SaaS companies, helping to drive acquisition and retention within a broader B2B strategy.

James looks after Finance at Trint. He has a background in FP&A and Management Accounting. Before joining Trint James worked at Time Inc., Veolia and Ticketmaster in the UK and Australia. James holds a BSc (Hons) degree in microbiology from the University of Nottingham. He qualified as a CIMA accountant in 2012.

Brandon is a commercially oriented Chief Operations Officer who specialises in scaling VC-backed technology companies. He has successfully ramped three VC-backed startups, two of which successfully exited to Nuance Communications (2009) and Microsoft (2016) both with 200M+ annual device shipments. His latest efforts at Signal Media (2018) helped transform a young, inexperienced Series A organisation into a mature, professionalised Series B operation ramping from £600K to £6M in two years.

Where does the name ‘Trint’ come from?

Trint /trint/

Noun Innovative AI transcription software
that takes the pain of transcription and transforms
audio and video content. Iʼll check the Trint.

Trint = transcription + interview

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