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6 minutes | Oct 14, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 72 - Cormac Eklof
Cormac Eklof is a Senior Program Manager at Vistatec. Cormac joined Vistatec in 2017 and is responsible for overseeing several large programs for major global corporations. In this episode, Cormac shares his thoughts on the importance of flexibility, communication, and effective listening in global program management.
24 minutes | Sep 29, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 71 - Mathilde Jakobsen
Mathilde Jakobsen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Fresh.Land, a disruptive food-tech startup that is digitizing and shortening the food supply chain, connecting farmers and consumers directly to a more sustainable and equitable model. Mathilde co-founded Fresh.Land in 2015 and has since gone on to win various prestigious accolades recognizing her success, such as the women of the decade in start-up by the Women’s Economic Forum.
35 minutes | Sep 15, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 70 - Unn Villius
Unn Villius is the Chief Sales Officer and responsible for Vistatec's Business Development. Her localization career started as a Swedish linguist at Microsoft Ireland in 1988, and she has since held a wide variety of positions in localization operations management. Joining Vistatec in 1997, she quickly moved into Business Development and successfully established Vistatec’s first US office.
50 minutes | Sep 1, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 69 - Mel McVeigh
Mel is VP of Product Commerce & Consumer Brands at Condé Nast. Mel is responsible for leading key brands globally across the portfolio - Vogue, GQ, Condé Nast Traveller, Arch Digest, Allure and is now leading the transformation of new revenue opportunities within the commerce space. Mel has worked in various publishers and commerce companies in her career namely, Photobox, Telegraph, Mr & MrsSmith, Lonely Planet, and TimeOut.
29 minutes | Aug 19, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 68 - Ruth Dolla
In this episode of VistaTalks, we talk to Ruth Dolla, Manager for VisitSweden. Ruth Manages the operations and marketing for an entire geographical market while also finding the right positioning for Sweden as a destination to market to the international tourist in India and the Asian market. Ruth has 14+ years of experience within integrated marketing, sponsorship management, digital marketing, P.R., social media, strategy & planning, events, journalism, and brand merchandising.
33 minutes | Aug 4, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 67 - Tammy Darcy
In this episode of VistaTalks, we talk to Tammy Darcy. Tammy is an award-winning social entrepreneur. Tammy founded the Shona Project to provide a safe place for girls to seek guidance and advice on all the challenges associated with growing up in Ireland. Backed by a team of professional advisors, the website also provides girls with an opportunity to share their own stories and learn from each other. The Shona Project has also delivered workshops to almost 13,000 girls in schools across Ireland. The Shona Project also won the Community/Non-Profit category at the Think Global Awards 2021 ceremony.
41 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 66 - Shane Ryan
From Portarlington to Pennsylvania – Shane Patrick Ryan is an American-Irish swimmer who competes internationally for Ireland. Shane is a firm believer in learning from your past experiences and using these to move forward and mature from them. Shane's hard work and determination, traits that have stood to him as an elite athlete, paid off handsomely as he graduated from high school and received a scholarship to Penn State University, graduating with a degree in Event Management. Shane's determination and dedication to swimming is unrivalled. Shane qualified for Rio Olympics in 2016, with the medals to prove it, won bronze in the 50m backstrokes at the 2018 World Short Course Championships, and in 2019 won the European Short Course bronze. Shane lives by the saying, "if you can do it in 60 seconds, then do it". Even simple tasks such as making the bed – that was one task he could tick off daily. Each day he tried to be better than the previous day.
51 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 65 - Mark Pollock
Unbroken by blindness in 1998, Mark became an adventure athlete competing in ultra-endurance races across deserts, mountains, and the polar ice caps including being the first blind person to race to the South Pole. Mark won silver and bronze medals for rowing at the Commonwealth Games. Mark was described by Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella as one of “the most inspiring people I met” after they discussed the ways technology is changing how people learn. Mark’s media appearances include the world’s media, CNN, BBC, CBS, CNBC International, Hub Culture at Davos, Wired, and many others. Mark has been featured by the World Economic Forum and the Huffington Post as well as interviews on the Daily Telegraph, LA Times, CNN, and more!
49 minutes | Jun 23, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 64 - Andreas Palm
Andreas has got over 15 years of experience in the world of international digital marketing, managing the content & localization team at Ladbrokes for over seven years and later running the global digital sales & marketing channels for Sony's mobile division for seven years. Working across different industries, and in the ever-changing digital arena, Andreas has faced many trends, systems, tools, and challenges surrounding content marketing - experiences that he has taken with him whilst working as a management consultant in the last year.
20 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 63 - Paula Manzur
Paula Manzur is a Machine Translation Specialist at Vistatec. With over 11 years of experience as an English<>Spanish Translator in the localization industry, she has acquired great experience in a number of customer service roles, ranging from localization, quality assurance, to project management & machine translation deployment in a multi-language environment. Paula is located in Rosario, Argentina, and is passionate about language, technology and astronomy.
36 minutes | May 26, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 62 - Alberto Ferreira
Alberto Ferreira is a UX research and globalization services expert with over ten years of experience in UX on both client and agency side. He is currently the User Research Manager at Vodafone UK and has worked on improving the digital experience of companies like Sony, the BBC, and Emirates. He is the author of Universal UX: Building Multicultural Experience, a book on the specialized practices and implementations of UX across the globe. He was the host and curator of the Localisation Processes Forum at LocWorld for five years and is a regular speaker at international UX conferences like UXPA. He also devotes his time to mentor and tutor young UX students and practitioners at Kingston University in London. A multidisciplinarian interested in topics ranging from Agile to persuasion design, he is passionate about the development of User Experience as an autonomous field and understanding the depth of the relationship between the human mind, reality, and digital technology.
31 minutes | May 13, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 61 - Emil D. Atanassov
With over ten years of experience in the Localization industry, Emil D. Atanassov is a global expert with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Currently Vice-President Internationalization at ServiceNow, he provides a meaningful voice to the internationalization strategy and execution for the cloud enterprise software organization. Skilled in Language Development, Translation, Technical Documentation, and Communication, he is an alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
69 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 60 - Minter Dial
On this episode of VistaTalks, host Simon Hodgkins is in discussion with Speaker, Connector and Elevator, Minter Dial. Minter is a professional speaker and multiple award-winning author, specializing in leadership, branding and transformation. An agent of change, he's a three-time entrepreneur who has exercised twelve different métiers and moved country fifteen times. Minter's core career stint of 16 years was spent as a top executive at L’Oréal, where he was a member of the worldwide Executive Committee for the Professional Products Division. He is the author of the award-winning WWII story, The Last Ring Home (documentary film and biographical book, 2016) as well as two prize-winning business books, Futureproof (2017) and Heartificial Empathy (2019). His latest book on leadership, You Lead, How being yourself makes you a better leader (Kogan Page) came out in January 2021. He’s been the host of the Minter Dialogue weekly podcast since 2010. He is passionate about the Grateful Dead, Padel Tennis, languages and generating meaningful conversations. #VistaTalks #Podcast
24 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 59 - Anne-Sophie Delafosse
Anne-Sophie is the mover and shaker behind everything Localization at Deliveroo. Her team is playing a crucial role in helping the company achieve their mission to transform the way people around the world order food. With a background in languages, Anne-Sophie joined the company in 2018 where she single-handedly built the Localization Program from scratch. Three years down the line, people in 12 different countries can get yummy food delivered at their doorstep. And this is just the beginning. In January of this year, Anne-Sophie became the 2020 “Localization process innovator of the year for the USA” at the 9th Process Innovation Award event. Her innovative idea has the potential to become a game-changer in the Localization industry. Never has giving Localization the deserved seat at the table more of a hot topic and Anne-Sophie has come up with a way to make this happen.
26 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 58 - Patrick Kelly
Patrick Kelly began his IT career in software development at Lotus. He then joined GeCAP as Localization Manager and became one of Vistatec’s founding members when GeCAP was acquired in 1997. Patrick is Chief Commercial Officer at Vistatec and is responsible for the commercial viability of our business solutions.
22 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 57 - Thomas Murray
Thomas Murray joined Vistatec in 2000 and was appointed Chief Executive officer in 2005. An industry veteran, he held a number of key positions within ITP and SDL in both Europe and Asia prior to joining Vistatec. As CEO Thomas is responsible for the overall strategy of the Vistatec organization.
43 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 56 - International Women's Day
VistaTalks host Priscillia Charles is joined by Vistatec's Paula Manzur, Machine Translation Specialist, Dominika D'Agostino, Strategic Account Director, and Monika Bugiel, Language Services Manager ahead of International Women's Day, taking place on March 8, 2021. Together they discuss how they choose to challenge gender bias and gender inequality in today's society.
29 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 55 - Allison Ferch
Allison is GALA's Executive Director. Over the past 11 years, she has served GALA in several roles and provided leadership for many of the association’s programs and activities. As Executive Director, she leads operations at GALA and is responsible for the growth of the association, its financial stability, and for the expansion and delivery of member value. Allison has an undergraduate degree in Biological Anthropology and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. A lifelong athlete and a lifelong learner, she enjoys podcasts, reading, and all kinds of sports and athletic endeavors.
19 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 54 - Think Global Forum Summit Week
Think Global Forum Summit Week hosts María Jesús de Arriba Díaz and Teresa Lawless, Development Directors, and Aoife Murphy, Managing Director at the Think Global Forum, discuss the Think Global Forum community and their upcoming event with VistaTalks host Priscillia Charles. The unique event, running over five consecutive days, March 8-12, 2021, will feature insightful speakers and guests from leading global organizations.
60 minutes | Feb 5, 2021
VistaTalks Ep 53 - Kathrin Bussmann
Kathrin Bussmann is an international marketing strategist, who helps digital-first companies build successful global brands. She loves to operate at the intersection of global business, content marketing, and localization. Through her strategic consultancy, Verbaccino Inc., Kathrin advises global-minded B2B brands on how to attract, engage and retain more international customers. In her role as Head of Content Localization at Bubbl, a digital marketing agency, she works with growth-oriented brands who are ready to expand into international markets. And as the producer & host The Worldly Marketer Podcast, she interviews industry experts on what it takes to go global in today’s digital, social, multilingual marketplace. Born in Quebec of German immigrant parents, Kathrin grew up fluent in German, French, and English. She holds degrees in Communications Studies and Linguistics from the University of Ottawa, and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Humboldt Universität in Berlin. Now based in Toronto, she is a Co-Founder of Women in Localization Eastern Canada (WLEC). She is also a member of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) and of The Global Chamber.
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