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Aaron Schliem

Principal Consultant

Aaron is an industry veteran, with 20 years of experience building localization solutions for Fortune 100 companies. Past roles include CEO, CMO, Chief Solutions Officer, translator, voice actor, interpreter and language teacher. He is...

Adam Wooten

Associate Professor

Adam is Associate Professor teaching technology and management in the Translation & Localization Management program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Adam is co-founder of AccuLing translation services and co-founder of the...

Adrienne Caputo

UX Researcher/ Content Experience Designer

After finishing her undergraduate degree in Philosophy and her master's degree in Spanish linguistics, Adrienne moved to Boston in 2013 where she began her career at a media planning agency. Motivated by her interest in philosophy and language,...

Alan Presch


Even though he's a newcomer to the language industry, Alan has nearly 10 years' experience in digital marketing. Having started off his career as a digital strategist, he went on to lead the digital transformation for a number of Irish SMEs. As a...

Alessandra Binazzi

Head of Global Localization

Alessandra joins ASICS Digital in 2017 with the mandate to build a localization function able to drive and support ASICS ambitious digital transformation. As a consultant, Alessandra developed programs tailored to organizations at all stages of a...

Alessandra Binazzi

Localization Management Consultant

Alessandra Binazzi is a multi-lingual professional with a surprisingly varied experience and one common thread: International markets and customers. Proficient in all major European languages, Alessandra has dedicated her professional life...

Alessandra Gobbi

Global Content Lead, Globalization

Alessandra Gobbi is EMEA Globalization Strategist at NetApp. She supports the company globalization strategies aligning content localization requirements between headquarter and geos for 12 departments, based on NetApp’s GTM strategy....

Alex Leshchinskiy


Alex Leshchinsky has been heading Effectiff team for more than 10 years, and made it a strong player on Russian and CIS language services market. Today Effectiff works with more than 500 regular customers and more than 1000 interpreters and...

Alex Yanishevsky

Senior Solutions Architect

Currently the Senior Solutions Architect at Welocalize, Alex Yanishevsky has been in the localization industry for over 15 years in a variety of roles. He has written numerous articles for industry journals and presented at industry conferences....

Alex Zekakis

Global Solutions Architect Manager

Alex Zekakis has been in the localization industry for almost ten years, starting off as a localization project manager on the vendor side, where he remained until recently. After a few years in the industry he moved into different roles, initially...

Amanda Leuer

Solutions Architect

Andre Hemker

CEO Wordcraft GmbH

Andre Hemker is the CEO of Wordcraft, a comprehensive language service provider specializing in localization solutions architecture, corporate training, text and audiovisual translations, brand language & terminology management as well as text...

Andrew Hickson

Marketing Manager

An Irish man living in The Netherlands, Andrew graduated from the Radboud University of Nijmegen, with a Master’s of Science in Cross-Cultural Management, and promptly decided to put his degree to absolutely no use, by opening a cocktail bar. With a...

Andrew Jones

Andrey Moiseev

Independent Language Services Consultant

Andrey Moiseev is an expert in translation, interpretation and business internationalization with more than 20 years’ experience. He is currently working as Independent Language Services Consultant for FIFA, IOC, EOC and many other big international...

Anjo Nava


Anjo Nava is a creative copywriter, translator, blogger, author and podcaster. As a freelancer, he has worked for all major transcreation companies in the business including Mother Tongue Writers, who he has been with since 2012. He has a 12-year...

Annette Lawlor


The founder of Lion People Global, Annette Lawlor is a localization recruitment expert on a mission to make a real difference in this exciting industry. By building lasting relationships with clients, and expanding and diversifying Lion People’s...

Anton Bollen

Customer & Market Strategist - Europe

Anton Bollen is the European Customer & Market Strategist for TechSmith Corp., a software company based in Michigan, USA. He started his career at the company in 2003 with a focus role on the creation and localization of training videos. He...

Anu Carnegie-Brown

Managing Director

Anu Carnegie-Brown is Managing Director of Sandberg Translation Partners Ltd, a Nordic RLV in the UK with a large in-house staff spread over four offices in three countries. In her 25 years in the industry, Anu has contributed to the growth of three...

Artūrs Vasiļevskis

Head of Machine Translation Solutions

Head of Machine Translation Solutions at Tilde, where he leads the Machine Translation group, overseeing all aspects of MT sales and product development. Under his leadership Tilde has realized many major language technology projects for...

Balazs Benedek


Balázs Benedek is co-founder and CTO of Skawa Innovation Ltd., a company focusing on cloud-based internet solutions and computer-aided automated workflows. With its award-winning EasyLing.com, Skawa is making the website translation process easy for...

Balázs Kis

Co-founder & Chairman of the Board

Balázs Kis is chairman of the board of directors at memoQ. He is also one of the founders of the company. Balázs has decades of experince in IT, translation, and natural language processing. He has a degree in IT engineering and a PhD in applied...

Barry Olsen

Associate Professor

Barry Slaughter Olsen is a veteran conference interpreter and technophile with over two decades of experience interpreting, training interpreters and organizing language services. He is an associate professor at the Middlebury Institute of...

Bill Rivers

Executive Director

Dr. Bill Rivers serves as the Executive Director of the Joint National Committee for Languages, representing more than 140 organizations from all sectors of the Language Enterprise in Washington, DC. A long-time researcher, strategic planner, and...

Biraj Rath


Biraj Rath is one of the founding members of Braahmam Net Solutions in India, specializing in helping customer design and delivery of products and services for the Indian market. He works mainly with large multinational customers in education,...

Brennan Smith

Sr. Dir. Talent and Community

Brett Frischmann

Brett Frischmann is the Charles Widger Endowed University Professor in Law, Business and Economics, Villanova University. He is also an affiliated scholar of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, a trustee for the Nexa Center...

Britta Aagaard

Chief Business Officer

Chief Business Officer at the Semantix Group, responsible for the Business Area of Language Solutions, covering all products and services but Interpreting. The enthusiastic leader of a passionate team of language professionals, technology experts...

Bryan Forrester


I am a technologist at heart as well as a Marketing and Sales leader. My entire career I have been working in technology startups, helping build high performing teams and searching for Markets that can be helped through innovative technology. In...

Burckhardt Rueffer


Burckhardt grew up in Germany and the US. He holds degrees in Computer Science, Graphic and Industrial Design, as well as Social Sciences. Throughout his professional career he has always been interested in communication across boundaries....

Camilo Munoz

Co-Founder, Spanish ASAP

Camilo Muñoz (Twitter @Camilo_E_Munoz) has more than 15 years of executive-level and start-up experience in the language localization, investment banking, and real estate industries. He is the CEO/founder of Translation Source and has served as the...

Carolina Kuhnemann

Vice CEO

Cecilia Enbäck


Cecilia Enbäck has more than 20 years of experience in the translation industry and is the CEO of Translator Scandinavia. Cecilia is interested in international communication and loves to take on new challenges, both regarding projects and new...

Chris Raulf

Founder | Global Digital Marketing Expert

Chris Raulf is the founder of CR Global Digital Marketing and Boulder SEO Marketing. The companies assist customers around the globe with all of their digital marketing needs. Chris is a global keynote speaker and his international background makes...

Chris Wendt

Chris Wendt graduated as Diplom-Informatiker from the University of Hamburg, Germany, and subsequently spent a decade on software internationalization for a multitude of Microsoft products, including Windows, Internet Explorer, MSN and Windows Live...

Christian Taube

Chief Solutions Officer

Christian worked in the translation industry since 1997 and in IT since 1990 as project manager, technology lead, and consultant. Co-founder of two translation industry start-ups.

Christian Weih-Sum

Management Board

Christian Weih studied English literature and linguistics at the University of Mannheim, Germany. As a member of the Management Board of Across Systems, he plays a key role in the company and product development. Furthermore, he provides customers...

Christopher Englund

Claudia Di Lorenzo

Senior Account Manager

Claudia is passionate about languages, with more than 10 years of experience in the translation industry. She has been a member of Translated.net since 2011, acting first as a Project Manager, then as one of the most productive Senior Account...

Clio Schils

Chief Development Officer

Clio Schils has more than 25 years of experience in the translation industry on both the client and vendor sides. She has held several executive management positions in different organizations, with a focus on the life sciences vertical; the nearly...

Conor Power


Conor Power is the CEO of Interpreter Intelligence, a software company providing the leading platform for organizations that provide language services to manage their end-to-end interpreting services; including on-site, video remote and over the...

Consol Casablanca

Senior Client Service Director

As the global senior client service director of Welocalize Life Sciences, Consol Casablanca is focused on ensuring the optimum level of service and quality for life sciences industry customers. With a passion for languages, Consol started her career...

Cornelia Sittel

Director, Commerce Cloud Localization

When Cornelia Sittel is not thinking up the next internationalization patent that will make the lives of both software developers and translators easier — or serving the US Coast Guard on the seas around Cape Cod — she leads the localization team at...

Craig Cornelius

Craig Cornelius is Senior Software Engineer on the International Engineering team at Google. He participates in the Unicode Standard and its application in software products and systems, and works with communities globally, helping them to use their...

Cristina Anselmi

Machine Translation Specialist

Cristina Anselmi is a Machine Translation Specialist at Electronic Arts Inc. based in Cologne, Germany. With several years of experience in translation and language teaching, a master’s in translation studies in Milano and a specialization in video...

Dace Dzeguze

LSP Member Services Manager

Daniel Foster

Strategy lead

Strategy lead for Snagit, the #1 software product used by technical communicators. I love discovering new needs in the market and brainstorming ways they could be addressed through technology. I have also enjoyed sharing new ideas with audiences at...

Daniel Zielinski

Managing Director

Daniel Zielinski has a university degree in translation and is managing director of Loctimize GmbH in Saarbrücken (Germany). He works as a consultant for translation and localization technologies and as a trainer holding training certificates for...

Dave Bryant

President & COO

Dave Bryant is Dotsub’s COO and the Product Owner of Dotsub V3. During his career, he has spent time in sales, software development, and product management in high-tech before moving into executive management. Dave helped build the growing...

David Čaněk


David Čanek is the founder and CEO of Memsource, a software company providing cloud translation technology based in Prague, Czech Republic. David, a graduate in Translation and Comparative Studies, received his education at Charles University,...

David Filip

Research Fellow

David Filip is Chair (Convener) of OASIS XLIFF OMOS TC; Secretary, Editor and Liaison Officer of OASIS XLIFF TC; a former Co-Chair and Editor for the W3C ITS 2.0 Recommendation; Advisory Editorial Board member for the Multilingual magazine; co-...

David Frankel

David Utrilla


David Utrilla studied international business and economics in Peru and in the USA. In 1995 he founded U.S. Translation Company and serves currently as its CEO. He has been given multiple awards including Utah’s Best of State, Inc. 500/5000 for...

Declan Coughlan

Senior Program Manager

Denise Spacinsky


Denise Spacinsky began working in the localization industry in 1999. She held positions at vendor and client-side companies in program management and globalization strategy until 2006. From 2006-2013, Denise transitioned to recruitment and placed...

Dennis Ayzin


President and CEO of ScheduleInterpreter.com, Inc. Mr. Ayzin brings nearly 20 years of language industry and over 30 years of technology experince, including advanced R&D. His expertise includes building and leading a successful LSP,...

Diane Wagner


Diane Wagner writes about language topics. She is an Ambassador for Translators without Borders. Her experience includes founding the Volunteer Your Voice community language program and running the Office Int'...

Diego Bartolome

Director of Artificial Intelligence

Diego (GALA Board member in 2013-2015) is the Director of Artificial Intelligence at TransPerfect, where he oversees the R&D and the deployment of AI solutions for clients, including neural machine translation, natural language generation,...

Diego Cresceri

Founder and CEO

Diego Cresceri is founder and CEO of Creative Words, a Localization Company based in Genoa. With a degree in Interpreting, he has been working in the localization industry since 2005: starting off as a translator, he soon moved on to working as a...

Dieter Runge

VP Marketing and Business Development

VP and Co-Founder at Boostlingo a language software and technology company, our Boostlingo platform is an end-to-end SAAS based Interpretation Management and Delivery Platform. I have worked in and around the language industry since 1998 managing...

Dominik Radziszowski


Full stack IT analyst, technology visionary, cloud expert, solution architect, IT expert and auditor spanning the IT and business worlds, software localisation and internationalization practitioner. Architect, developer and IT team founder of XTRF...

Dominique Puls

Chief Communication Officer

Dominique Puls has been a passionate driver of new ideas in translation and localisation industry for more than a decade.  As Chief Communication Officer at the tsd GmbH, an internationally operating Global Content Provider, she constantly...

Don DePalma

Chief Strategist and Founder

Don DePalma has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of technology, language services, and market research. As Common Sense Advisory’s (CSA Research) original founder, he is responsible for launching and developing the preeminent market...

Don Shin


Founder and CEO of 1-StopAsia. 

Dwayne Ernest

Dwayne is the VP of Sales at Smartcat.

Elisabeth Da Silva

Head of Interpreting Services

I'm Head of Interpreting Services at Semantix which is the largest Language Service provider company in Scandinavia. We provide almost 700,000 interpreting orders per year. I live close to Stockholm, Sweden.

Elizabeth Gomez-Jazowski

Vice President Sales & Marketing

Elizabeth Gomez-Jazowski has more than 25 years of diversified management experience in sales, marketing, and operations within the publication and technical translation industry. She is currently Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Accu...

Elizabeth Riley

Director, Solutions Architecture

Elizabeth Riley (formerly Senouci) is a localization industry veteran, having worked in a variety of roles since starting her career in 2004 as a linguistic QA manager. Since then, Elizabeth has held a range of positions on both the client and...

Ella (Elżbieta) Pętlicka

Program Director

Elzbieta Petlicka is a multilingual professional with a varied localization experience. In the last 10 years she has experienced localization from different angles and in different roles: she worked as a translator, project manager, and program...

Emma Mas Jones

Senior Account Manager

Emma joined Conference Rental in June 2015 bringing with her valuable experience from the language and event services industries in non-profit international organizations and multinational corporations in Europe, Asia and America. Her experience...

Eva Klaudinyova

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice

Eva has been working in the localization industry since 2000, managing localization programs at Medialocate, or leading localization teams, managing globalization operations and implementing new globalization, quality and vendor management...

Ewandro Magalhaes

VP of Communications

Ewandro Magalhaes is a seasoned conference interpreter and former conference manager in the United Nations system. As the Chief Interpreter of ITU, Ewandro was instrumental in implementing an unprecedented system of remote participation with full...

Fardad Zabetian


A visionary entrepreneur, Fardad has founded and placed two companies among the fastest growing business in America. He has also expanded to key markets over Europe and Asia. Fardad is no stranger to big challenges. In 2012, he was part of the...

Frank Just


Ten years ago Frank and his team started the media production company Lumalenscape. During this time, Lumalenscape created countless film productions, ranging from corporate films, TV and cinema advertising to documentaries and TV entertainment....

Frederique Froment-Kelleghan

Senior Manager, Transforming Talent

Frédérique Froment-Kelleghan started as Talent Community Regional Manager for EMEA at Welocalize, one of the largest translation and localization service providers in the world. With over 20 years in the industry, she started her career as...

Gábor Bessenyei


I was always enthusiastic about the combination of languages and computers, two totally different worlds. One is human and always escapes from being tightened by rules, the other is very formalized and driven by rules. I started my career...

Gary Muddyman

Gautam Chandna

CEO & Co-Founder

CEO & Co-Founder of TikkTalk, an open marketplace for language services

Georg Kirchner

Globalization Technology Manager

Since joining the industry in the early '90s, Georg Kirchner has held various roles in Localization, including DTP engineer, staff translator, program manager, PMO lead and technology manager. At Dell EMC, Georg is responsible for a translation...

George Zhao


George Zhao is CEO of VideoLocalize.com, a video localization management system, and President of Boffin Language Group Inc., an Asian language service provider. He has 20+ years experience in the language industry. As a serial...

Gino Toti

Head of US Divisions

Gino Toti is an Argentine-born certified and sworn English-Spanish and vice versa translator. After completing his studies and obtaining his degree, he began his career in Wagner Consulting, starting as a translator and training to become a Project...

Giovanni Donatelli

Managing Partner

Award Winning Entrepreneur in the language services industry. Mr. Donatelli founded The Language Group in 1999, and has since established the company as a leading Regional language services provider. Mr. Donatelli has served on the board of...

Haitham Wahab


CEO of CMI Media, a leading provider of video localization services to corporate markets and the filmed entertainment industry. Having grown up on three continents and a fluent speaker of five languages, he is passionate about intercultural...

Helena Johansson

Senior Language Specialist

Language Specialst in the Netflix Product Localization department, based in Amsterdam. 

Hélène Pielmeier

Director of LSP Service

As an accomplished language services industry executive, Hélène Pielmeier’s focus at CSA Research involves business management, strategic planning, sales and marketing strategy and execution, project and vendor management, quality process...

Henrik Kühnemann

Head of Production

Head of Production at GLOBALscandinavia Group. Interested in all things localization. Passionate about understanding needs and finding solutions to customer language challenges. Love leveraging technology for client/partner win/wins.

Henry Dotterer

Founder / President

An MIT-engineer-turned-translator, Henry Dotterer founded ProZ.com while living in Japan in 1999. Since then, ProZ.com has gone on to become the web's leading venue for the exchange of language and translation services, resources and personnel....

Ib Tørsleff

Inbal Amir Cohen

Director of Operations

Inbal Amir Cohen Joined MGS Language Services in 1999 as a project manager and in 2012 assumed her role as Director of Operations of the Israeli Operations. Inbal has a BA degree in Political Science & Philosophy, and a MA in Political...

Inge Boonen

Head of Business Deveopment

Inge Boonen has been active in the localization industry since over 15 years. She is currently Sales Director at Arancho Doc focusing on providing value-added language services and solutions to her customers. Prior to joining Arancho Doc, Inge held...

Ioannis Kassios

Managing Director

Ioannis co-founded Technografia in 2007. As the Managing Director, he is principally responsible for setting the direction and executing the strategy of the company. Prior to founding Technografia, he worked for many years as a professional...

István Lengyel


István Lengyel is the founder of BeLazy Ltd, the company that makes agile localization possible across the entire supply chain. Previously, he was one of the founders of Kilgray, the makers of memoQ, and held various positions in the company. He...

Ivan Smolnikov

CEO and Founder at Smartcat

Jack Welde


James Anderson


James Anderson is the President of Linguali SAS – a language technology company based in Bordeaux, France, specialising in the research, conception, development, and deployment of innovative technologies for live remote language interpreting....

James Lin

program manager

James has over 14 years of experiences in internationalization and localization to drive business development and operations. He specializes in creating and transforming cross functional teams that drive products into global markets. He is a subject...

Jamie Newall


Jamie joined Conversis in August 2017 having previously held a number of senior global executive roles in the private equity, finance and natural resources sectors. He was educated at Cambridge University and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and...

Ján Husarčík

Localisations Solutions Director

Jared Tabor

Member Services

Jared is an ex-language teacher who has lived and worked in Argentina for the past 22 years or so. He has been working for ProZ.com and its community since 2007.

Jason Hu

Lead Software Developer

Jason Hu is the lead software developer of VideoLocalize.com, a video localization management system. He has been working in the IT industry for 4 years since his graduation from University of Waterloo with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science...

Jayme DeSocio

Director, Partner Success

Jayme DeSocio is the Director of Partner Success at Welocalize. She leads a team focusing on VIP vendor management for Welocalize's highest impact partners. A project manager with a strong focus and proficiency for customer service, Jayme started at...

Jeannette Stewart


Jeannette Stewart is an accomplished globalization leader with extensive strategic experience on both the client and the vendor side, as well as other roles in diverse enterprises. She is a co-founder of Translation Commons, a nonprofit online...

Jeff Beatty

Senior Head of Localization

Jeff Beatty is the senior head of localization at Mozilla, the makers of the open source web browser Firefox, as well as an Adjunct Faculty member at Brigham Young University. He holds an MS in multilingual computing and localization from the...

Jeff Guillem

Executive Director, Global Client Solutions

Jeff is currently Executive Director, Global Client Solutions at Translations.com, the largest private provider of language services and technology, headquartered in New York. He is responsible for the on-boarding of enterprise clients, for building...

Jen Conroy

Jeremy Coombs

Vice President, International Operations

Jeremy Coombs is the vice president of international operations at MultiLing, the innovative leader in intellectual property (IP) translations and related support services for foreign patent filings. Jeremy Coombs joined MultiLing in 1999 and...

Jessica Rathke


Jessica Rathke is a sales strategist, consultant, coach and trainer for the language services industry and has helped LSP’s in 47+ countries improve sales performance. She is currently Principal at London- and Austin- based Localisation Sales &...

Jim Compton

Manager of Technology Parternships

Jim Compton is a localization industry veteran, technologist, and optimist interested in the application of technology toward big-picture globalization challenges. As part of RWS Moravia’s Technology Partnerships team, Jim seeks out capabilities...

Jitka Hankova

Product Manager

John Moran

General Manager

John Moran is a German to English translator & owner of Transpiral Ltd., an Ireland and Germany based SLV founded in 1997. He holds a degree in Computer Science, Linguistics and German from Trinity College Dublin and is a former ...

John Tessitore

Senior Program Adviser, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

John Tessitore is a Senior Program Adviser at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He has served in a variety of capacities at the America Academy, including Program Director, and was the project leader on several national commissions,...

John Tinsley

CEO & Co-founder

John’s background is in Machine Translation, an area in which he received a PhD from Dublin City University. Since then, he has focused on consulting and development of MT technology that has real practical applications and provides true value to...

Jonathan Bowring


Jonathan is a consultant, coach and facilitator in management development. He founded Riversight in 2016, providing services to the localisation industry and other sectors. Jonathan graduated with 1st class honours in Computer Science from...

Jörgen Danielsen

Managing Director

After studying mathematics and physics, Jörgen founded a translation company and bought his first MT system in 1990. Over the next decade, he held several executive-level positions with a focus on ERP, CRM, and technology. After three more years...

Josef Kubovsky

VP Sales LSP

Sales Leadership, Strategy and Growth Adviser In his 17 years in the language industry, Josef has developed outstanding business acumen. After receiving a degree in International Relations, Josef worked his way up from a Sales Manager position at...

JP Barraza


Karin Dunn

German Language Manager

Karin is German Language Manager at Park IP Translations, a Welocalize company which provides translation, litigation and filing solutions for patent and legal professionals. Her primary responsibility at Park is to ensure consistent, premium...

Katarzyna Dryńska

Local Versions Director CEE & Nordics

Katarzyna Dryńska is Local Versions Director at Viacom International Media Networks, the home to global entertainment. She leads localization efforts for TV and digital platforms, working for Central & Eastern Europe as well as the Nordic...

Katerina Gasova

Director of Linguistic Services

Katerina Gasova joined the first localization team of Moravia IT s.r.o. in 1994, having previously specialized in technical and legal translations. In 2004 Katerina set the foundation for Moravia's Linguistic Services Department to develop and...

Kim Ludvigsen


Kim is originally Danish, but has lived most of his life in Switzerland. He hold a MSc in Egineering from the ETH in Zürich and an MBA from INSEAD. After having worked in as a Management Consultant (Accenture, Apax) and M&A specialist (Apax,...

Kimon Fountoukidis


Originally born in NYC, I've been living in Krakow, Poland for over 25 years. I am an entrepreneur at heart and have the most fun in business when I am doing new things. I started Argos Multilingual in 1996 and so after over 20 years I...

Kirill Soloviev

Co-Founder & Head of Product

Kirill Soloviev is the CEO & Co-Founder at ContentQuo, an Estonian tech startup helping Global Top-10 LSPs, enterprise loc teams, and government agencies reduce translation quality risk, improve vendor performance, and boost MT quality at any...

Klaus Fleischmann

Managing Director

Klaus grew up with languages and computers in Austria and the US. He studied conference interpreting in Vienna and Monterey, California, and technical communication at Danube University Krems. After spending many years gaining experience in the US...

Konrad Chmielewski

Head of Sales

Konrad Chmielewski has been in the translation industry since 2006. He is a #SocialSelling Evangelist and XTRF’s Head of Sales. Before that, he worked at Argos Multilingual, one of Poland’s largest Language Service Providers. Konrad’s focus is and...

Konstantin Dranch


 Since 2011 Konstantin runs translationrating.ru, a ranking and research blog for LSPs in Russia and Ukraine. He currently collaborates with the ATC association to survey LSPs in the United Kingdom, and with CNET in France. Konstantin is...

Konstantin Dranch


Konstantin Dranch is a researcher in the translation and localization industry and the founder of translationrating.com. He held various roles, including a marketing management position, a technology...

Konstantin Josseliani


Konstantin Josseliani is the founder and CEO of Janus Worldwide. Combining his 20+ years of experience in localization with a decade-plus expertise in strategic planning and organizational development, Konstantin’s focus as the company’s architect...

Konstantin Savenkov


After getting a PhD in 2008, Konstantin Savenkov led research and development efforts for online content services, then worked as CTO at Zvooq and as a chief operating officer at Bookmate. In 2016, he contributed his experience in artificial...

Kyle Kristoffersen

Business Development Manager

Kyle started as a linguist and English teacher in the Czech Republic in 2009. These two occupations helped him realize his true calling for helping people communicate more effectively, even if they already speak the same language. Since 2014 he has...

Lakshman Rathnam


Lakshman Rathnam is a successful engineering leader and technologist, with strategic vision and creativity for developing innovative products with a focus on value creation for the customer. He has managed technology and product teams to deliver...

Latha Sukumar

Executive Director

Latha is an award winning lawyer and social entrepreneur whose goal has been to grow a socially responsible and sustainable language services company that is the multilingual hub for the world, with a team of talented, motivated and passionate...

Laura Saunders-Calvert

Senior Customer Success Executive

Laura has been in the translation industry for over 13 years and joined SDL Trados two and a half years ago. Laura is the Senior Customer Success Consultant in the Sales Team which takes care of the requirements for  Language Service Providers...

Laurence Whitehead

Corporate Finance Partner

Laurence is a senior partner at MHA MacIntyre Hudson in the firm's award-winning corporate finance lead advisory team. Laurence and his team have been recognised at a number of UK M&A award events over recent years. Laurence has also been...

Lauri Hyry


Lauri Hyry is a pioneer of mobile interpreting. He’s got a strong background in service development and design. Back in year 2015 the demand for instant interpretation increased dramatically during the refugee crisis in Europe in 2015. He organised...

Lena Marg

MT Program Manager

Lena Marg has over 10 years experience in the localization industry, with a focus on machine translation and post-editing. She currently works in machine translation pre-sales support and program management at Welocalize, supporting the company's...

Loy Searle


Loy’s been a globalization and content industry leader for 20+ years. In the ERP industry, her teams pioneered single-sourcing content strategies and built extraordinary integrated global CMS/terminology solutions. At Google, she led Global...

Lucia Guerrero

Machine Translation Specialist

Lucía Guerrero is a Machine Translation Specialist at CPSL and also part of the collaborative teaching staff at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. In the translation industry since 1998, she has been senior Translation and Localization Project...

Lucie Séguin

Présidente-directrice générale

Lucie Séguin was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Translation Bureau in August 2019. Her key focus will be to continue to position the Bureau a Centre of excellence in linguistic services for the Government of Canada and...

Ludmila Golovine


Ludmila Golovine is the driving force behind MasterWord, a top-ranked multi-million-dollar company that delivers customized language solutions in over 400 languages. As a professional translator, interpreter and business leader, she made a lifetime...

Luis Miguel


Luis Miguel is the CEO at Avantpage, Inc. Luis is responsible for Avantpage's mission to provide immigrants with the opportunity to reach their american dream. Luis is passionate about helping clients communicate effectively with immigrants in...

Luz Pineda

Technical Project Manager - Avigilon Localization

Luz Maria Pineda Ramirez is a localization professional currently working as Technical Project Manager – Localization for Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company. For the best part of a decade now Ms Pineda has worked in localization in a...

Lynn Elfers

Founder and CEO

Lynn Elfers calls herself “The Accidental Entrepreneur” because her mission in life was to help improve lives and serve others, not start a booming business. She worked as a full-time volunteer for 20 years, leading to an assignment as a missionary...

Maik Mehlhose

Business Development Manager Gaming |Head of Translation Wordcraft GmbH

Maik Mehlhose is the Head of Translation at Wordcraft GmbH, a comprehensive language service provider specializing in localization solutions architecture, corporate training, text and audiovisual translations, brand language & terminology...

Malon Hamoen-Giraldi

Manuel Herranz


Active in the European language industry since the 1990s, Manuel Herranz is CEO and founder of Pangeanic B.I Europa, a leading translation company with HQ in Valencia (Spain) and strong commercial links...

Manuel Hörmann

Business Consultant DACH

Manuel is a certified translator/interpreter with an in-depth experience in the language industry working as a translator, interpreter, technical writer, project and transformation manager for language processes and technologies. As a Business...

Marcella Marques Lage

Global SEO Program Lead

Marcella Marques Lage leads the global SEO program within the marketing organization at Red Hat, the world's leading provider of enterprise open source solutions. She provides support and guidance to localization leads for its 8 core, non-English...

Marcia Fervienza

Localization Manager

I specialize in leading multicultural teams to elevate brand perception and support company growth initiatives through the localization of products and marketing material. With 10+ years of experience managing globalization and localization...

Marcin Woyna-Orlewicz

Business Development Manager

Marcus Danei

Product Manager

At SAP, Marcus Danei is responsible for defining and implementing the strategic direction for translation technology. Marcus has over 16 years’ experience in the software and localization industries, and has worked in a range of areas within SAP,...

Marcus Graham

Founder & CEO

Since 1985, Marcus Graham, founder and CEO of GM Voices, has helped Fortune 1000 and communications companies improve their brand through studio-produced voices for automated attendant and call center telephony, telematics and other technologies...

Marcus Vaigncourt-Strallen


A software industry veteran, Marcus co-founded InterpretersPortal in 2009. In 2014 Marcus identified a niche to provide individual travellers with access to professional interpreters, and created whym.global as a specialist LSP addressing...

Mareike Bouriga

Business Development Manager

Mareike holds degrees in International Business, Sales and Languages, and she’s lived in various European countries and speaks English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish and Arabic. She is a customer-oriented person with a strong language...

Maria Gabriela Morales


María Gabriela Morales is the founder of Rosario Traducciones y Servicios, an innovative translation and localization company based in Rosario, Argentina, specializing in Latin American languages (Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese). In 1995, Gabriela...

María Jesús de Arriba Díaz

Director, Strategic Accounts

As a globalization expert with 20+ years of localization experience, I have been fortunate to hold multiple positions supporting the international growth of numerous global companies of all sizes and industries. My localization journey...

Maria Klennitskaya

Business Development Manager

Maria is a Business Development Manager at Smartcat.

Marie Flacassier

Chief Operating Officer

Marie Flacassier is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of BeatBabel, a San Diego-based localization company with partner offices in France, Germany and Spain. Before getting an MBA in International Business and focusing exclusively on...

Markus Shriner

Sales Executive North America

Martina Bellodi

Head of Language Services

Martina Bellodi graduated from the University of Bologna in 2003 and began her career as a freelance translator. In 2009 she started working as an in-house translator at Swiss Post Language Services. She was promoted to Head Translator in 2011 and...

Marty Zhu

Founder / President

A Mandarin-English conference interpreter active in Silicon Valley, USA, Marty is experienced in interpreting finance, IT, entrepreneurship, and management-related topics since graduating from MIIS in 2008. After 8 years of working in the...

Mathan Sivaloganathan

Business Advisor

Mathan Sivaloganathan is the Strategic Business Advisor at MATIVE with a background in  computational linguistics and over ten years of experience in the language industry.  He has a strong business acumen paired with expertise in global...

Matt Conger


CEO of Cadence Translate

Medhat Bassily

Principal Globalization Architect

Medhat is a principal globalization architect and his primary role is to help set the ADP's strategy regarding translation. He helps design the next generation translation/globalization processes using associated tools & technologies. While...

Michael Smolens

Miguel Sevener

Account Manager Europe

Biology graduate turned translator, Miguel decided he would rather be a translator with research skills than a scientist with language skills. With both Spanish and English as his mother tongues, and a bicultural upbringing between Spain and the U.S...

Mike Klinger

Mikhal Heffer


Anyone doing business internationally is familiar with the tremendous challenge involved in dealing with unfamiliar languages, values and business culture.Working with a serious, professional translation agency is very important, but it’s not always...

Mingbo Ma

Staff Research Scientist

Mingbo Ma is a Staff Research Scientist at Baidu Research Institute and works on many different topics within Natural Language Processing (NLP), such as machine translation, speech synthesis, automatic speech recognition and so on. He is a leading...

Mitchell Clark

Technical Translator

Technical translator/interpreter at Nikon Precision with over 15 years of industry experience working in the United States and Japan. Particularly interested in how machine translation is changing the localization landscape and how it can be most...

Muntsa Cuchí

Global Sales Director

Muntsa Cuchí is the global sales director at CPSL. She has over 20 years of experience in the localization industry. She started as an interpreter and as a translator to later move into management roles in operations, technology and for the last ten...

Nada Melhem

Senior Interpreting Specialist

Nada Melhem has been working for the Professional Development Center (PDC) at the Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) as a Senior Interpreting Specialist since August 2014. She is leading the interpreting practice at the TII and working...

Naomi Bowman


Naomi Bowman is President of DS-Interpretation, Inc.  She has over 30 years of experience in the  interpreting world, supplying technology solutions and interpreting teams for elite clients around the globe, with a focus on...

Nilüfer Aksu

Regional Account Executive

Nilüfer is a Regional Account Executive for Smartcat.

Oleksandr Bondarenko

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Oleksandr Bondarenko is a CEO of Translatel Ltd, PhD, associate professor at Central Ukrainian State Pedagogical University, European Society for Translation Studies member, author of dozens of scientific...

Patricia Doest

Patrick Nunes

Director, Global Communications & Design

As somebody who has been actively involved in localization for over 20 years, I am passionate about the strength of our industry and also the constant need for us to keep evolving how we position ourselves and how we do things. From owning an LSP...

Paula Ferrari


Back in 2003 I graduated with honors as an English-Spanish Sworn Translator. During some years I worked as a freelance translator specialized in life sciences and started sharing projects and clients with my college colleague and current...

Paula Hunter

Sr Manager, Localization & Tech Documentation

Paula Hunter is a seasoned localization professional with 20 years of experience helping organizations grow and succeed globally by building out successful localization programs with a focus on quality, scalability and cost effectiveness. ...

Pavel Doronin

Product Manager

Localization geek with strong and diverse experience in translation and localization projects ranging from cybersecurity products to computer games and chatbots. Co-organizer of Tallinn Localization Unconference and a guest lecturer at diverse...

Pedro Gomez

Principal, PM Lead

Pedro Gomez works at Microsoft Corporation, where he leads a global operations team. Pedro has an extensive background in product development, cross-cultural communication, and international business. He holds a BA in natural languages and a Master’...

Peter Hayes

Founder and CEO

Peter Hayes is the founder and CEO of VTCSecure and TranslateLive.  He has over 20 years experience in system architecture, implementation and executive management.  His background is highly technical with a specialty in emerging...

Peter Kreitmeier

CEO Business Unit Translation Services

Peter Kreitmeier has been with itl AG since 1990. Since 2014, he has been Chairman of the Executive Board and responsible for the Translations division. Prior to this, he was head of itl's translation department for more than 20 years and made a...

Peter Van Den Steene


I am a language strategist and a philosopher and I work with organisations to show them the link between language, EBITDA and ROI on the condition that the impact can be measured by means of language KPIs. I have an extensive experience in...

Philip Delaney

Business Consultant

Phil Delaney joined SDL in 2015 as a Business Consultant, focused on assisting customers with product integration's and implementing translation best practices. A language industry veteran with over 20 years of experience, Phil has worked at...

Pol Kayuka

Sales Account Manager

Rachel Liang

Senior Project Manager

Rachel has been working with SAP Canada for 12 years where she took roles from Localization Engineer, Localization/Translation Project Manager, to Senior Deliver Manager. Rachel has solid experience in software development and project management for...

Renato Beninatto

Chief Executive Officer

Renato is the CEO of Nimdzi Insights, LLC and has served on the executive teams for some of the industry’s most prominent companies. He develops strategies that drive growth on a global scale. He specializes in making companies successful in global...

Rikkert Engels

CEO & Founder

An entrepreneur at heart, Rikkert Engels founded Xillio in 2004 and has 17 years of experience in enterprise content management industry. Engels studied business management at the University of...

Roman Zelenka


Roman is the CEO (“Chief Energy Officer”) of ZELENKA Translations, a company that his father started in the Czech Republic 30 years ago. Since taking over the company in 2007, he and his team have been pursuing a single vision: to maximize the value...

Roy Boney

Roy Boney, Jr. is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and lives in Tahlequah, OK. He currently serves as Manager of the Cherokee Language Program at Cherokee Nation. He is Liaison Representative for Cherokee Nation to the Unicode Consortium, an...

Rui Monteiro-Claro

Managing Director

As Managing Director of beyont, Rui heads up the Acclaro arm for review and staffing services. He leads a team of translation and localization experts to fit every client need, from short-term freelance resources to long-term employment candidates....

Sabina Jasinska

Marketing Director, Lecturer

Sabina is an international marketing leader with experience in managing global marketing and operations teams and activities for top LSPs: Donnelley Language Solutions, SDL and Welocalize. Her specialization is driving year-on-year, double-digit...

Sabina Jasinska

Global Marketing and Communications Director, SDL

Sabina Jasinska is the Global Marketing Director for SDL. She is a Member of the Board of Directors of Translation Commons, a US-based public charity, and was a Member of the Gala Board of Directors for 2017-2018. Her focus is on building a strong...

Sabrina Girletti

Research and Teaching Assistant

Sabrina Girletti is a PhD student and teaching assistant at the Translation Technology Department of the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI), where she contributes to postgraduate courses in machine translation and localisation. Her...

Sara Grizzo

Freelance Translator, Post-Editor and Training Instructor

Sara Grizzo studied translation and interpreting at Scuola Superiore di Lingue Moderne per Interpreti e Traduttori (University of Trieste).  After graduation she worked as a computational linguist at one of the world’s leading providers of...

Sarah Hickey

Chief Researcher

Sarah began her career as a radio journalist in Germany. Curious by nature and a linguist at heart, she took first steps in conducting research in the area of linguistics during her B.A. in German and English. She expanded on this newly found...

Sarah Pokorná-Presch

Managing Director

Named one of the top 100 innovators in the UK and Ireland, Sarah Pokorná-Presch is the Managing Director of Retro Digital, and creator of Retro Live (a fusion marketing/localization conference). Sarah started off as a military translator before...

Sasan Banava

Head of Localization

Sasan Banava is the head of localization @ Uber, and started the in-house l10n team @ SF headquarters. 

Serge Gladkoff


Serge Gladkoff graduated from an elite Russian nuclear science college and for more than twenty-four years has been engaged in the localization industry, first as a deputy director for a software distribution company Dialogue-MEPhI, then as a...

Sergio Llorian

Founder and CEO

Sergio is an American based in Copenhagen, Denmark.  Sergio is the Founder and CEO of VoiceBoxer, a multilingual web communications platform that lets users reach a diverse audience in any language.  Sergio holds a BS in Finance and a BA...

Shannon Zimmerman

Executive Vice President, Global Content Solutions

Shannon co-founded Sajan and helped lead the company to unprecedented growth and market leadership over the past two decades. He has over 20 years of experience in technology and language solutions. Propelling Sajan to a top-10 US market leader and...

Shaun Kelly

Account Manager

As a Transcreation Account Manager at Mother Tongue, Shaun builds and manages relationships with a diverse variety of clients and linguists across industries. She oversees all aspects of transcreation projects, where voice, style, tone, and cultural...

Simon Van Renterghem

Business Development Manager

Sonia Zamborsky

Director, Product Field Support & Communications

As Director of Product Field Support & Communications, Sonia Zamborsky helps optimize Marriott's global eCommerce channels across a diverse portfolio of international products. She provides operations leadership for an extended team at HQ and...

Sophie Halbeisen

Director of Business Development

Sophie Halbeisen is the Director of Business Development at Plunet Inc. in New York and has been working with the company since January 2014. Sophie has an undergraduate degree in business management, a master’s degree in Finance and has 10 years of...

Soren Eberhardt

Global Site Manager

Soren Eberhardt is a Senior Program Manager in the Global Engagement Team at Microsoft. He has been working in the field of internationalization and localization for over 20 years, both on the vendor and client side, and in different roles: as...

Stafford Quaid

Senior Program Manager

Senior Program Manager in the Microsoft Office Localisation team focused on ensuring the customer experience when using Office products around the world is the best it can be. 

Stanislav Kalianov

Localisation Manager

Stanislav has been accumulating localisation experience since 1993. His employment history includes Apple Computer, Lionbridge, and McAfee, and he has been with Schneider Electric since 2008. He is interested in crowd localization, web-applications...

Staś Małolepszy

Localization Engineer

Staś Małolepszy works with hundreds of volunteers around the globe who continue to deliver top quality localization of Firefox in nearly 100 locales to million of users worldwide. He leads of Project Fluent, a...

Steffen Karlsen

Language Production Manager / Partner

Steffen F. Karlsen graduated in 1996 from Aarhus University with an MA in International Business Communication. After having worked for another LSP in the UK, he joined TextMinded in 1997 where he was made a partner in 1999. As Language Production...

Stella Paris

Head of Language Services

Stella is a versatile translation industry expert with a passion for languages and a belief in the power of global communication as a driver for change. With over 15 years of experience in the language service industry, she has held a variety of...

Stéphan Déry

Chief Executive Officer

Stéphan Déry was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Translation Bureau effective May 23, 2017. In this role, Stéphan is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership of the Translation Bureau. He oversees translation and...

Stéphanie Labroue

Expert Consultant

Expert in Neural Machine translation and Localization.
Stéphanie's role consists in demonstrating the SYSTRAN Pure Neural Server solution added-value and helping SYSTRAN customers run successful MT implementation projects.

Steve Chu

Managing Director

Steve Chu has more than 20 years of diversified management experience in general management, sales, marketing, and operations. Through Treehouse Strategy, Steve and his associate as well as partners have helped their clients develop their sales and...

Steven Atkin

Chief Globalization Architect

Steven Atkin is the Chief Globalization Architect at IBM and is responsible for establishing the globalization strategy for IBM products. Steven has been working on globalization issues at IBM for 20 years and now focuses on globalization challenges...

Susanne Hempel

Linguistic Quality Management

Susanne Hempel is responsible for linguistic quality management at SAP. She has more than 15 years of experience in linguistic quality review, best practices, and guidance. She currently focuses on improving the linguistic guidelines provided to SAP...

Tea Dietterich


Tea Dietterich is CEO of Australian LSP 2M Language Services with Offices in Brisbane, Melbourne, Argentina and Paris. Tea is also President of the Australasian Association of Language Companies (AALC), former Board Director of GALA, Board Member of...

Torben Dahl Jensen

Language Technology Manager

Torben Dahl Jensen graduated in 1997 from the University of Southern Denmark with an MA degree in modern languages and information technology. He then continued for six more years as a researcher there, specializing in translation and term base...

Tuyen Ho

SVP, Corporate Development

Tuyen Ho leads global corporate development and strategic initiatives at Welocalize. Prior to Welocalize, Tuyen held leadership roles in sales and operations at technology start-ups in the area of voice recognition, big data crowdsourcing, and...

Veronica Costea

Director of Client Services

Veronica Costea works as Director of Client Services at MCIS Language Services. She is a certified translator and interpreter with proficiency in 5 languages. She has wide-ranging experience that includes direct provision of language services,...

Véronique Özkaya


Véronique is CCO at LanguageWire, a global provider of technology and languages services headquartered in Denmark. As a member of management, she is responsible for the company’s sales, marketing and account management strategies. Prior to...

Volodymyr Kukharenko


With a career in translation for over 17 years, Volodymyr Kukharenko advanced from a freelancer to a CEO of a translation agency and founder of a software company. He was translating and self-training as a freelancer, editing and teaching as an...

Yuka Ghesquière Nakasone

Chief Strategist

Yuka is the chief strategist at Global Bridge, a globalization consulting company that helps businesses to think and be global by adopting best practise globalization and localization strategies, and level up through globalized EQ coaching.  ...

Zack Kass

VP, Revenue

Zak Haitkin

Program Manager, Localization

Zak graduated from Humboldt State University in Northern California in 2010 with Bachelor's degrees in Spanish Language and International Studies with an emphasis in Latin America. He is a fluent Spanish speaker and has a fiery...

Zalan Meggyesi

Chief Support Engineer

Diplomat, diver, translator, software developer. Graduated from Corvinus University of Budapest before turning to software development, Zalan has worked alongside translators and content creators in the localization industry for the last five...

Zsófia Gregor

Linguistic Team Lead

Zsófia Gregor is Linguistic team lead at UK-owned life sciences and technical specialist LSP Albion Languages. She is responsible for coordinating and overseeing all internal linguistic work. During her 5 years at the company, she has worked with a...

Łukasz Rejter

Sales Manager for EMEA

Łukasz is the Sales Manager of the EMEA region at Kilgray. He has a 10 years of experience working as a CAT tools trainer and translation processes expert. Before joining Kilgray, Łukasz advised translation agencies, and corporate clients on...