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Alan Presch

Director

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

Director of Localization

Alessandra joined ASICS Digital as Director of Localization 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...

Alex Zekakis

Senior Solutions Architect

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...

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...

Anne-Marie Colliander Lind

CEO

Anne-Marie Colliander Lind is a recognized force in the global language industry landscape. She has spent more than 25 years helping multinational organizations solve their language issues, serving in executive sales and management positions at...

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...

Balazs Benedek

Co-Founder

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...

Brennan Smith

Sr. Dir. Talent and Community

Britta Aagaard

Head of Translation

Heading up the translation business area of the Semantix Group. The enthusiastic leader of a passionate team of language professionals, technology experts and innovative minds. Semantix is the leading player in the Nordics and is constantly...

Bryan Forrester

CEO

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...

Carolina Kühnemann

Vice CEO

Carolina grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she studied Communications and Journalism. After moving to Sweden she started working in Translator Scandinavia in 1998 as a CAT and DTP-specialist. She worked later as a project manager, joined the...

Cecilia Enbäck

CEO

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...

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...

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...

Conor Power

CEO

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...

Cornelia Sittel

Director, Commerce Cloud Localization

When Cornelia Sittel is not thinking up the next internationalization tool 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Frank Just

CEO

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....

Gautam Chandna

CEO & Co-Founder

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

George Zhao

President

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...

Hélène Pielmeier

Senior Research Analyst

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

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....

István Lengyel

Founder

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...

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.

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

Jessica Rathke

Owner

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...

Josef Kubovsky

VP Sales LSP

In his 15 years in the translation industry, Josef Kubowsky has met and worked with hundreds of language service providers globally. Each year he attends dozens of professional conferences and observes what companies around the world do to grow...

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...

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...

Kirill Soloviev

Co-Founder & Head of Product

Kirill Soloviev is the Co-Founder & Head of Product 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...

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...

Konstantin Josseliani

CEO

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

CEO

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...

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...

Lauri Hyry

CEO

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...

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...

Maik Mehlhose

Translation & Account Manager Wordcraft GmbH

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

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...

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,...

María Jesús de Arriba Díaz

Strategic Accounts Director

A globalization expert with 20+ years of localization experience, María has held multiple positions supporting the international growth of a multitude of global companies across all industries and verticals. María’s localization journey started...

Maria Klennitskaya

Business Development Manager

Maria is a Business Development Manager at Smartcat.

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...

Mikhal Heffer

CEO

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...

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 Paladini Adell

Director, Globalization - Spain Localization

Patricia Paladini Adell is the Globalization Director at CA Technologies, a Broadcom company, that develops IT software in the planning, development, management and security areas that helps organizations of all sizes to drive enterprise-wide...

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 and re-inventing how we do things. I am an inclusionist: I...

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 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...

Pol Kayuka

Sales Account Manager

Roman Zelenka

CEO

Roman is the CEO (“Chief Energy Officer”) of ZELENKA Translations, a company that his father started in the Czech Republic 29 years ago. Since taking over the company in 2007, he and his team have been pursuing a single vision: to maximize the value...

Sabina Jasinska

Global Marketing and Communications Director, SDL

Sabina Jasinska is the Global Marketing Director for SDL and was a Member of the Gala Board of Directors for 2017-2018. Her focus is on building a strong brand and investing in innovative marketing solutions in the rapidly evolving translations...

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 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

President

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...

Simon Van Renterghem

Business Development Manager

Soren Eberhardt

Senior Program 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...

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...

Tea Dietterich

CEO

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...

Tuyen Ho

VP, Corporate Development

Tuyen Ho leads global marketing and corporate development initiatives at Welocalize. She focuses on driving growth strategies and creating strategic alliances. Prior to Welocalize, Tuyen held leadership roles in sales and operations at technology...

Véronique Özkaya

CCO

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...

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

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...

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