Bangkok (PRWEB) February 24, 2014
Richard O’Keeffe, VP Global Sales of EQHO Communications, a Bangkok headquartered language services provider, is participating on a panel at the Localization World Bangkok 2014 conference to be held February 24-26 at the Millennium Hilton Bangkok Hotel. The presentation entitled “East and West, Overcoming the Stereotype” will take place on Wednesday, February 26 at 1:45pm.
Richard O’Keeffe has more than 12 years of experience within the localization industry, working in production positions at RWS, CommuniCare and Wordbank, and previously heading up the project management team at EQHO, before transitioning from operations into sales. In his current role as VP Global Sales he heads up EQHO’s business development team which has driven an average annual sales growth of 30% over the last three years. He is a regular attendee at localization industry events, and has spoken on the topics of multimedia localization and Asian language services.
Localization World brings together delegates who are engaged in the business of adapting products, services and communications to an international language or culture so as to appear native to that particular region. Speakers at the conference include representatives from Adobe Systems Inc., Google, IBM, Minor Hotel Group, PayPal, Salesforce.com, Wooga and many others. The conference is produced by MultiLingual Computing, Inc. and The Localization Institute.
Stuart Jay Raj will deliver the keynote, “Secret Confessions of a Linguistic Junkie,” during which he’ll discuss what it means to be a polyglot, who it is that is driven to become one, and where it might lead.
The preconference day will include workshops, as well as a Life Sciences Business Round Table.
Attendees may choose from five tracks during the main conference: Global Business, Advanced Localization Management, Technology, Localization Service Provider and Unconference.
The full conference program is available at http://www.localizationworld.com/lwban2014/program2.php.
“Localization World is a key conference for companies that are doing business globally or that are addressing multiple language markets,” says O’Keeffe. “Our panel discussion will explore common stereotypes and challenges faced in the interactions between Western and Eastern buyers and sellers of language services, and how such issues can be resolved.”
Localization World Bangkok sponsors include: EQHO Communications, Lionbridge, Verztec Consulting and Moravia.
About EQHO Communications
EQHO provides a comprehensive range of translation and localization solutions in over 50 languages. With in-country translators worldwide and a start-to-finish, centralized “all under one roof” Asia-based production center made up of localization engineers, desktop publishing specialists, audio & multimedia engineers and quality assurance experts, all managed by experienced in-house project managers, EQHO can tailor localization solution that suits your global business objectives.