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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...

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...

Amanda Leuer

Solutions Architect

Andrew Jones

Anjo Nava

Translator/Transcreator

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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

CEO

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,...

Denise Spacinsky

Principal

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/CEO

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,...

Dominik Radziszowski

CIO

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...

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...

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...

Fardad Zabetian

CEO

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...

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

CEO

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...

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.

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...

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...

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

Founder

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...

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...

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 ...

JP Barraza

CEO

Kim Ludvigsen

CEO

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,...

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

Founder

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...

Lakshman Rathnam

CEO

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...

Loy Searle

President

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...

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

President

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

CEO

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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

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...

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...

Naomi Bowman

President

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...

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...

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 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. ...

Peter Van Den Steene

CEO

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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