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TransPerfect Co-CEO Phil Shawe to Deliver Closing Keynote Address at the Globalization & Localization Association (GALA) Conference


Wednesday, 21 February, 2018

NEW YORK, NY, February 21, 2018 – TransPerfect, the world's largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced that Co-Founder and Co-CEO Phil Shawe has been invited to deliver a keynote address for the upcoming GALA Language of Business Conference, held March 13-16 in Boston.

GALA is a non-profit industry group for translation and localization organizations and is noted for its role in establishing and furthering knowledge, standards, and communities that benefit the industry worldwide. Its members include translation and localization service providers, translation technology developers, globalization teams at multinational enterprises, universities, and consultants.

Phil Shawe commented, "It's a significant honor to be asked by GALA to deliver this keynote. Coming from such a respected industry group, I am eager to contribute by sharing thoughts and experiences from 25 years in the language business. Putting my small role aside, I know the conference as a whole will be thought-provoking, enriching, and energizing. Since inception, GALA has always done an outstanding job of advancing important conversation topics in our industry and facilitating knowledge-share among its prestigious member base—for that I am extremely grateful."

"As a representative of the GALA program committee and someone who has spent years working alongside Phil at TransPerfect, I'm very much looking forward to the conference and Phil's participation,” added Jeff Guillem, Co-Chair of the GALA 2018 Program Committee and Executive Director of Global Client Solutions for TransPerfect. “I know from personal experience that Phil brings a unique and proven perspective to the table, and I'm pleased that he will be sharing some of his insights with GALA members."

GALA Chairman of the Board, Klaus Fleischmann, happily welcomed Shawe to the program, "Phil Shawe has been at the heart of a unique and amazing success story, growing TransPerfect from a dorm room to an industry leader. The growth trajectory of TransPerfect is quite remarkable in our sector, and I am very happy that Phil has agreed to share his unique story and industry perspective with us."

About TransPerfect
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language services and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. More than 4,000 global organizations employ TransPerfect’s GlobalLink® Product Suite to simplify management of multilingual content. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit our website at www.transperfect.com.