Advisory Board

Meet our Board Members

We’re pleased to introduce EDUinLOC’s Advisory Board

Eva Klaudinyova

  • Location: USA, West Coast
  • 18 years in industry
  • Teacher at University of Slovakia
  • Full time professor at MIIS
    • Loc Management (Quality, Supplier, Program, Leadership)
  • Women in Localization

Stephan Cocron

  • Location: New York, USA
  • Localization Program Dir at Salesforce 
  • Focus on eLearning
  • ESL Teacher
  • Former professor at MIIS

Jon Ritzdorf

  • Location: NJ, USA
  • Sr. Solutions Architect at RWS
  • Adjunct teaching since 2003
  • Bestowed Award for Teaching Excellence in 2012 (New York University)
  • Currently at Middlebury Institute (MIIS) & University of Maryland 
  • Teaches translation technology, web & software localization, solutions development and localization business practices

Alon Lavie

  • Location: Pittsburg, USA
  • VP Technology at Unbabel
  • Technology: MT, NLG for over 25 years
  • FT Professor at Carnegie Mellon since 1996
  • Developed Amazon Translate

Tabea De Wille

  • Location: Limerick, Ireland
  • Professor (Lecturer) at University of Limerick
    • Teaches localization, internationalization, translation technology among other subjects
    • Course director of 2 programmes in department of Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Previously in video games localization industry

Aki Ito

  • Location: Minnesota, USA
  • Guest Speaker, Mentoring
  • Radio Show in Japan supporting students
  • Help students in career development and sales

Markus Meisl

  • Location: Walldorf, Germany
  • Manager Translation Services at SAP