OCTOBER 10-12, 2023

LocWorld50 Silicon Valley

Learning from the Past: Planning for the Future

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LocWorld50 Silicon Valley Speakers

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Knowledgeable and experienced presenters, delivering highly valuable sessions.

Hameed Afssari

Head of Globalization
Uber

Tim Arata

Partner
Locale Solutions

Andrea Ballista

CEO
Voiseed

Rachel Barakat

Operations Squad Lead
Welocalize

Christiane Bark

Localization Consultant

Jeff Beatty

Executive Director of Product Globalization
The Walt Disney Company

Caleb Belohlavek

Principal Product Manager
Adobe

Edith Bendermacher

Director, Globalization Strategy and Localization Operations
NetApp

Renato Beninatto

Founder and Localization Industry Analyst
Nimdzi Insights

Olga Beregovaya

Vice President of AI and Machine Translation
Smartling

Alex Bernet

Co-producer of PIC
LocWorld

Melissa Biggs

Partner, Consultant
Locale Solutions

Alessandra Binazzi

Principal Consultant
Global Sights

Adam Bittlingmayer

CEO and Cofounder
ModelFront

Simone Bohnenberger

Chief Product Officer
Phrase

Kathleen Bostick

Senior Consultant

Wayne Bourland

Director of Translation
Dell Technologies

Tom Bridges

Founder & CEO
CaptionHub

Allie Browne

Localization Program Manager
Snap, Inc.

Charles Campbell

Founder, president and owner
tbo.

Matthew Carulli

Director of Localization
Medable

Zhenhui Chao

Director
VMware

Allen Che

Senior Technical Program Manager
VMware

Koni Chen

MIIS Alumni

Sung Cho

Manager, Localization Operations
Amazon

Gaëtan Chrétiennot

Founder & CEO
Six Continents

Anne-Marie Colliander Lind

Marketing Director
LocWorld

Karen Combe

Consultant
Localization Institute

Ben Cornelius

Global Consultant
Cornelius Communications

Jamie Cox

Localization Program Manager
BetterUp

Genevieve D’Acquisto

Global Program Director
RWS

Laura DeCook

Founder
LDC Wellbeing

Christopher Dell

Founder & CEO
Locale

Rodrigo Demetrio

Head of Marketing
Bureau Works

Francesca Di Marco

Head of Internationalization and Design Program Management
Pinterest

Karina Drosenos

Localization Program Manager
Salesforce.com

Zach Duncan

Head of Localization
Stripe

Georg Ell

CEO
Phrase

Gabriel Fairman

Founder and CEO
Bureau Works

Catarina Farinha

AI Research Manager
Unbabel

Suzanne Frank

Vice President Global Enablement
Vistatec

Salvo Giammarresi

Head of Localization
Airbnb

Darin Goble

Head of Solutions
Welocalize

Daniel Goldschmidt

Collaborator
LocWorld

Ludmila Golovine

President
MasterWord

Kristin Gutierrez

Speaker & Strategist
KG, LLC

Lucio Gutierrez

Senior Manager, L10n & G11n Engineering
Workday

Aki Hayashi

Senior Manager, Localization Program Management
Dell Technologies

Ulrich Henes

Principal
LocWorld

Bruno Herrmann

Executive Advisor and Strategic Consultant

Belinda Hilbert

Strategic Account Manager
United Language Group

Mimi Hills

Principal
Hillstra Associates

Jochen Hummel

CEO
ESTeam AB

Marina Ilari

CEO
Terra Translations

Sheriff Issaka

Lead Artificial Intelligence Researcher
African Languages Lab

Madison Jackson

Maddie’s Mundo

Tucker Johnson

Founder and Managing Director
Nimdzi Insights

Eric Jones

VP Strategic Accounts
RWS

Marleen Julien

Founder
Creole Solutions

Ricky Kalu

Managing Director
Kalu Media

Donna Kay

Manager Retail Ops Training and Communications
Columbia Sportswear

Mike Kim

Localization Director
Kong Studios

Eva Klaudinyova

Assistant Professor
Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Jocelyn Kwong

Localization Project Coordinator
Magnit

Alon Lavie

VP of AI Research
Phrase

Gary Lefman

Internationalization Architect
Cisco

Yanming Li

Senior Manager, Localization
Amazon

Olivier Libouban

VP Product Development
Lingoport

Arle Lommel

Senior Analyst
CSA Research

Federica Lusardi

Senior Translator/Editor - Italian
Square Enix

Paul Mangell

Director, Owner
Alpha CRC

Penny Mao

Senior Program Manager
Amazon

Jason Mars

Clarity Lab, University of Michigan

Patrick McLoughlin

Senior Localization Program Manager
Verily Life Sciences

Maria Gabriela Morales

Director
Rosario Traducciones y Servicios S.A.

Bryan Murphy

CEO
Smartling

Jessy Nguyen

Senior Localization Project/Program Manager
LinkedIn

Linh Nguyen

Localization Program Manager
PayPal

Minette Norman

Founder & Principal
Minette Norman Consulting

Véronique Özkaya

CEO
Argos Multilingual

Martyna Pakula

Global Program Director
Lionbridge

Patrícia Paladini Adell

CEO
Paladini Global

Jose Palomares

Director, Localization
Coupa

Donna Parrish

Principal
LocWorld

Manoli Pena-Lopez

Technical Program Manager, Localization
Shopify

Cecilia Piaggio

Vendor Manager, Global Experience
Meta

Silvio Picinini

Staff MT Language Specialist
eBay

Oleksandr Pysaryuk

Localization Leader

Emily Randall

Senior Localization Program Manager
Uber

Antoine Rey

SVP, Customer Development
Argos Multilingual

Dave Ruane

Digital Content & Partnership Manager
XTM International

Kristy Sakai

CEO USA
Supertext

Tumi Samuel-Ipaye

AI Researcher
African Languages Lab

Hajnalka Sarvari

Director of Internationalization
Meta

Konstantin Savenkov

CEO & Cofounder
Intento

Scott Schwalbach

Global Program and Release Manager
Amazon Web Services

Isha Sharma

Localization Specialist
Nas Daily

Hongmei Shi

Senior Localization Program Manager
VMware

Lyena Solomon

Director, Globalization and Accessibility
ServiceNow

Mathijs Sonnemans

Product owner
Blackbird International

Francesca Sorrentino

Localization Director
Phrase

Andrea Tabacchi

Chief Customer Officer
Phrase

Greg Taieb

Deluxe Media

Francesca Tantussi

Subtitling Title Manager
Deluxe Media

Giselle Tran

Content Operations Manager
Sage Intacct

Pascale Tremblay

Pascale Global Consulting
Pascale Global Consulting

Ágnes Varga

CTO
memoQ

Rachel Varnergardner

Senior Program Manager, Localization
Remitly

Kirti Vashee

Language Technology Evangelist
Translated

Jorgelina Venturi

Talent Solutions Manager
tbotalent

Erik Vogt

Senior Consultant
Vogt Strategy

Darrin Wittwer

Head of Sales - North America
BLEND

Adam Wooten

Professor
Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Yan Yu

CEO
Spartan Software Inc.

Wei Zhang

VP, Localization Technology
Centific