Creating Human Connections with Vera Richards | C-Suite HotSeat E21

Episode 21 January 05, 2022 00:14:11
Creating Human Connections with Vera Richards | C-Suite HotSeat E21
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Vera Richards has spent over 20 years in various positions within the language industry. With a passion for removing language and cultural barriers and helping bridge communication gaps, she has worked on the client side and for the past 15 years on the language service provider side, always keeping the target global audiences at the forefront of her mind. Vera embraces the constant evolution in the localization process and technologies and sees it as an enriching and exciting challenge. In her current role as a President of Language Services at Akorbi, she focuses on matching talented individuals with new technologies fulfilling the growing global market needs. Sarah Hickey, VP of Research, Nimdzi Insights VP of Research at Nimdzi Insights by day, podcaster at The Troublesome Terps by night, conference interpreter DE - EN by trade Inge Boonen, VP of Consulting, Nimdzi Insights Is dedicated to providing localization, globalization and multicultural insights to enterprise companies and language service providers. Head to https://www.nimdzi.com/ for cutting edge market research and consulting in the language industry. Visit https://multilingual.com to catch up with the latest news of the language industry. This show is made possible thanks to a collaboration between MulitLingual Media and Nimdzi Insights. Oscar Betancourt - Video Director and Producer Evelyn Najarian - Communications & Marketing, MultiLingual Isabel Romero-Ruiz - Communications & Marketing, Nimdzi Insights Nika Allahverdi - Product Antonella Tiezzi - Design 00:00 Vera Richards 00:45 What does your company do? 00:55 What was your dream career as a child? 01:33 3 destinations you'd like to visit 03:02 How do you like to spend your free time? 03:43 What is the best advice you've ever been given? 04:41 First breakthrough moment 05:41 Biggest challenge 06:31 Your biggest failure 07:16 What does success mean to you? 08:51 What makes you a great leader? 10:54 Do you have a mentor? 12:05 Advice for entrepreneurs

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