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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...

Allison Ferch

Executive Director

Allison is GALA's Executive Director. Over the past 8+ years she has served GALA in several roles and provided leadership for many of the association’s programs and activities including events, partnerships, and special initiatives. As Executive...

Andre Hemker

CEO

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...

Andrey Moiseev

Director of Language Services Department

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...

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...

Britta Aagaard

Head of Translation

Former CEO of TextMinded®, now part of Semantix, heading up the translation business area of the Seamntix Group. The enthusiastic leader of a passionate team of language professionals, technology experts and innovative minds. Semantix is the leading...

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. When she started to work with Translator Scandinavia, the goal was to produce 3,000 words per day – now she is the CEO and one of the owners and the yearly output is...

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

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...

David Bryant

Chief Operating Officer

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...

Frank Just

Executive Producer

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

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

Independent Consultant

István Lengyel was one of the founders of Kilgray, the makers of memoQ, and held various positions in the company related to sales, finances, product and finally CEO. In 2016 he moved to Spain and started working with On Global Language Marketing,...

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...

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...

Kris Girrell

Owner/Principal

Kris is a strategic consultant and executive leadership coach, specializing in senior leaders of global organizations in High Tech, Pharmaceuticals, Finance and Service industries. He has assisted leaders and their organizations increase...

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...

Lauri Hyry

CEO

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...

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...

Mark Rice

Global Director of Technology

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...

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 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...

Rebecca Petras

Deputy Director

Rebecca manages and oversees all aspects of Translators without Borders’ work as its Deputy Director. Previously she was a board member for Translators without Borders and served on the executive committee as the head of the marketing committee....

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 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 market....

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...

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...

Spence Green

CEO

Spence Green is the CEO at Lilt, a San Francisco-based startup that builds intelligent software to automate translation for businesses. Spence graduated from Stanford with a PhD in computer science. His research area focused on the intersection 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...

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 Corporate Development global 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 start-ups in the...

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.  ...

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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