Eva Klaudinyova has been leading change in the localization industry since 2000, first rebuilding client accounts working for a language services provider Medialocate, then building localization programs and teams while implementing new globalization strategies for companies such as VeriSign, VMware, and Apple. She is a Cofounder, Board member, and Secretary of Women in Localization. Eva is currently an Associate Professor of Professional Practice at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, imparting her knowledge and longstanding localization and leadership experience to graduate students of translation and localization management. She is from Slovakia, is multilingual, and holds MAs in Foreign Language Teaching and Translation.