Born in Barcelona but based in London, Andrea Velasco Simon is the localization vendor manager at Expedia Group. Graduating with an MA in translation, she soon joined the localization industry specializing in audiovisual translation. It wasn’t until Andrea joined Expedia, however, that she found her passion within localization vendor management. Andrea has been in her current role at Expedia for over three years but also has worked in project management roles within a language service provider. Her remit at Expedia is to build a strong and flexible vendor pool that is able to support an aggressive outsourcing strategy that exists within the highly complex and diverse Expedia environment. Growing up in Spain and having lived in London for the past six years, Expedia has given Andrea the opportunity to combine challenging and rewarding work with her ever growing passion for travel and adventure.
Upcoming Sessions for Andrea Velasco Simon
- Vendor Management: One Size Does Not Fit All - LocWorld38 – Seattle 2018