GALA Champion Sandeep Nulkar

In this series of interviews, GALA members share their insights on the pursuit of globalization & localization brilliance.

Today’s GALA Champion is:

Sandeep Nulkar, Founder, Chairman & Managing Director, BITS International


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Sandeep Nulkar is the Founder & CEO of one of India’s oldest translation and localisation companies, BITS Private Limited. He recently founded the language technology start-up, Vernac Language Technologies.

A problem-solver at heart, Sandeep is a serial entrepreneur, columnist and author, who contributes on several government and academic committees and advisory boards. Sandeep has led various language industry-related initiatives at a personal and community level, and was the first Asian recipient of the ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Language Industry Award’ at the Annual Language Industry Summit in London in 2016, and a winner of the prestigious Udyami Award for Entrepreneurship.

00:37 Starting out in localization

03:22 Joining GALA

06:12 What could a new business model for the localization industry look like?

08:31 What could a new pricing model for the language service industry be?

11:20 What does it take to persuade an organization that localization is really a worth investment?

16:47 How do we fight misinformation around AI?

18:44 Professional accomplishments

19:57 Best career advice you've ever received


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