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People Who we are

Renato Beninatto

CEO and co-founder, Renato brings decades of experience everywhere he goes. With extensive experience in international consulting, market research, sales and marketing, Renato provides the strategic direction that helps Nimdzi better serve clients worldwide.

Chief executive

CEO and co-founder, Renato brings decades of experience everywhere he goes. With extensive experience in international consulting, market research, sales and marketing, Renato provides the strategic direction that helps Nimdzi better serve clients worldwide.

Tucker Johnson

As managing director and co-founder, Tucker takes Renato's crazy ideas and puts them into action. Specialized in vendor side operations, global team management, large program outsourcing, and supply chain governance, Tucker is happy to share his operational experience with Nidmzi's partners.

Managing director

As managing director and co-founder, Tucker takes Renato’s crazy ideas and puts them into action. Specialized in vendor side operations, global team management, large program outsourcing, and supply chain governance, Tucker is happy to share his operational experience with Nidmzi’s partners.

Sandra Olivera

Sandra arguably holds the most important role on the team as the head of business development. Nimdzi's mission is to provide a much needed service by providing information and insights on language services. This means it is important to stay in touch with our clients and partners. Sandra is responsible for keeping Nimdzi's fingers on the pulse of the industry. She coordinates outreach, collects feedback, and makes sure that the rest of the team stays laser focused on topics that matter most to our clients.

Business development

Sandra arguably holds the most important role on the team as the head of business development. Nimdzi’s mission is to provide a much needed service by providing information and insights on language services. This means it is important to stay in touch with our clients and partners. Sandra is responsible for keeping Nimdzi’s fingers on the pulse of the industry. She coordinates outreach, collects feedback, and makes sure that the rest of the team stays laser focused on topics that matter most to our clients.

Konstantin Dranch

Language industry researcher, speaker and event organizer, Konstantin can be said to be the brains behind Nimdzi's primary research machine. Formerly a business journalist and a strategist in a language technology company, he has unique insights into every situation. As Chief Researcher, Kostia makes sure that the data is being looked at from all possible perspectives.

Chief researcher

Language industry researcher, speaker and event organizer, Konstantin can be said to be the brains behind Nimdzi’s primary research machine. Formerly a business journalist and a strategist in a language technology company, he has unique insights into every situation. As Chief Researcher, Kostia makes sure that the data is being looked at from all possible perspectives.

Carreen Schroeder

Carreen has worked in the language industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience as a translator, localization specialist, editor, copywriter, and educational researcher. Carreen goes above and beyond to research and deliver engaging, polished, and informative content often with a unique and entertaining twist. Carreen's passion for language truly borders on the obsessive so she fits right in with the Nimdzi team!

Content Editor, Researcher, Writer

Carreen has worked in the language industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience as a translator, localization specialist, editor, copywriter, and educational researcher. Carreen goes above and beyond to research and deliver engaging, polished, and informative content often with a unique and entertaining twist. Carreen’s passion for language truly borders on the obsessive so she fits right in with the Nimdzi team!

Everything Nimdzi does is backed up by a solid team of international researchers, writers, subject matter experts, and other contributors, more than can be listed here. We are growing our team weekly and are always looking for experienced and talented folks to come help us on our mission to provide equal access to high quality information to everybody in the industry.

Insight Reports Language Services Industry intelligence

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    Global payment gateways series: Part 1 – Basics

    Global Payment Gateways SeriesPart 1 – Payment gateway basics; your connection to the global market Introduction –  For companies large, small, and in between, for businesses just starting off, and for those already on the global scene, the more knowledgeable you are about payment gateways, the more prepared you will be for the rapidly evolving […]

  • LSP Translator criteria

    How LSPs choose the best translators

    How do LSPs Choose the Best Translators? A data driven analysis of decision criteria From the onset of the Worldwide Web in the 1990s to present day, the Internet has diverged in unimaginable ways – and it keeps on changing right before our eyes. Once dominated by the English language, the Internet is now a […]

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    Global payment gateways series: Introduction

    Global Payment Gateways SeriesIntroduction – your gateway to success! Introduction –  We know. We get it. You want your customers to enjoy a painless experience at checkout but you just don’t know how to make that happen. There are traditional gateways, modern gateways, integrated gateways, and hosted gateways. There are new, more stringent regulations requiring […]

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    Rise of the machines – the state of machine translation

    Rise of the machines The state of MT – cost, quality, and coverage Introduction –  Machine translation is perhaps the most rapidly evolving space in the language services industry. It is easy to get lost with new innovations being announced each day. This report will help you stay up to speed without having to research […]

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    What language service buyers want

    What buyers want Buying behavior and motivators of top localization buyers Introduction –  How do the buyers with the biggest budgets decide which LSPs to work with? What criteria do they factor into this decision? You don’t have to wonder any longer because Nimdzi has asked over 100 language service buyers for you. If you […]

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    The 2017 global voice-over market

    2017 global voice-over industry trends and influencers Introduction –  Multimedia localization is perhaps not the hot topic these days. It perhaps doesn’t have the “newness” of neural MT, or the mystery of transcreation. Multimedia localization has been around for a while. However, this by no means gives us permission to overlook this crucial aspect of […]

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    Did someone say, Glocalism? Copy Copy

    Did someone say Glocalism?  – One would never have thought that a tiny little ripple on top of the water could spread to such extremes, and grow to reach the water’s outer edge. And no one would have suspected that a tiny little monarch butterfly, just minding its own business, busily flapping its wings could […]

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    Did someone say, Glocalism?

    Did someone say Glocalism?  – One would never have thought that a tiny little ripple on top of the water could spread to such extremes, and grow to reach the water’s outer edge. And no one would have suspected that a tiny little monarch butterfly, just minding its own business, busily flapping its wings could […]

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    Podcast: Ethics in machine translation

    Podcast: Ethics in machine translationWhere is the line between right and wrong? Today’s discussion We’re in a language market today where more words are translated every single day via machine translations than what was translated throughout the entire corpus of human language in the past. What does this mean from an ethical perspective for professional […]

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    Connecting to the global market

    Connecting to the global marketwith a local brand Wouldn’t it be ideal for businesses in the 21st century, if the world was just one big supercontinent like it was some 300 million years ago? Just imagine conducting ecommerce for one enormous landmass that was encircled by only one massive ocean. If we all resided relatively […]

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    The humanity of translation (in a machine world)

    The humanity of translationIn a machine world  –  When the cat is away, the mice will play.  Knock on wood.  Beggars can’t be choosers.  If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.  English. What a strange and quirky language. There are thousands and thousands of English sayings used just here in the United States. Sayings like […]

  • LSP Translator criteria

    How LSPs choose the best translators

    How do LSPs Choose the Best Translators? A data driven analysis of decision criteria From the onset of the Worldwide Web in the 1990s to present day, the Internet has diverged in unimaginable ways – and it keeps on changing right before our eyes. Once dominated by the English language, the Internet is now a […]

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