John Yunker (@johnyunker), co-founder of Byte Level Research ( is considered one of the world’s experts in web globalization. Since 2000, he has worked with the world’s leading global brands to provide web globalization training and consulting services. Clients have included Google, Adobe, FedEx and Philips, to name a few.

He has pioneered best practices in global navigation and is author of the books The Art of the Global Gateway and Think Outside the Country (also available in Japanese). He is also widely known for the landmark report The Web Globalization Report Card, published annually since 2003.

He has spoken at numerous industry events, including the Unicode Conference, Brand2Global, Internet Retailer, and Localization World. He has a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and an MS from Boston University. He contributes to numerous publications and media, including UX Magazine and Multilingual Magazine