In this episode of Globally Speaking recorded live at LocWorld in San Jose, we chat with Patrick McLoughlin, Manager of Localization at Eventbrite, about his localization experience in both a large, global corporation and a growing startup. He talks about how he created order out of a chaotic loc program and how he grew his team using internal resources. Plus, learn how Patrick is getting loc buy-in from other departments such as content and product development and connecting the loc program’s success to their metrics.
From November 6-8, LocWorld returned to Silicon Valley for the sixth time since the conference series first launched in 2003. Given the theme of the 2019 conferences — Go global, be global! — the location was particularly apt.
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we hear from Max Troyer, Associate Professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. We'll hear about the necessary curriculum to educate future localization professionals, new skills that are required, where graduates end up working, typical career paths, and the reasons to consider expanding mentorship in the industry. […]