Richard Sikes has been immersed in technical translation and localization for over 30 years. He is passionate about linguistic technologies of all kinds. Richard managed localization teams at several industry-leading software companies. He contributes frequently to MultiLingual magazine, and is well-known as a speaker at translation industry events. Richard holds a BA from the University of California, Diplom Betriebswirt (FH) from the Fachhochschule Heidelberg, and an MBA from the University of Toronto.