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Company Management

Our company's core mission is very simple: "To convey the World's information". We all share a passion for languages and aim to use the latest innovations in technology to solve the most challenging problems pertaining to localization, internationalization and globalization of information. Our team is comprised by veterans of the localization industry. We bring our broad expertise and passion to each project.

We employ a very diverse and large number of linguists and software localization engineers. We are confident to say that our work force is one the most capable in this industry.

Alex Buran - CEO

Alex Buran
President & CEO

Alex created the company from scratch in 2001 without any outside financing. Since then, TSU organically grew from a single entrepreneur into a leading localization company in the United States. Alex holds a Bachelors Degree in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management from CUNY Baruch College and Harvard MBA.

Tanya Pell - VP of Operations

Tanya Pell
VP of Operations

Tanya joined the company in 2005 to provide a high level of management in operations and finance. She contributes to the company's day-to-day operations and flawless project management process. Tanya holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance.

Kathy Vrool - VP of Client Relations

Kathy Vrool
VP of Client Relations

Kathy is overseeing a client relations department and is responsible for an excellent customer service our clients get. At the moment of this article, our overall customer satisfaction is 96% which is equivalent to A.

Andrew Sylvester - Chief Technology Officer

Andrew Sylvester
Chief Technology Officer

Andrew has an extensive knowledge of Internet technologies and broad experience working with all kinds of software platforms and packages. He is overseeing the web localization department and ensures a flawless operation over the web.

Matt Bramowicz - VP of Marketing

Mattew Bramowicz
Marketing Executive / Graphic Designer & Content Writer

Matt Bramowicz joined the company in 2010, and leads the marketing department with a core focus on graphic design, content writing, and social media management. He is responsible for any graphic elements and written materials for the company, including but not limited to blog posts, brochures, magazine articles, advertisements and press releases. He also assists in project coordination and recruiting. Matt graduated from Dickinson College with a BA in English and a minor in Fine Arts.

Gabriela Sullivan - Communications Manager

Gabriela Sullivan
Communications Manager

Gabriella joined the company in 2009 to provide assistance with marketing and communications. She is responsible for editing blogs, social media, press releases, and other materials.

Louisa Karina Arntz - Central Marketing Administrator

Louisa Karina Arntz
Central Marketing Administrator

Louisa joined the company in 2014 to help the marketing department. She is responsible for coordinating between the marketing team and outside vendors to get the best exposure for our services. She has a BA in Communication.

Donovan Pettersson - International Integration Architect

Donovan Pettersson
International Integration Architect

Donovan joined the company in 2013 and helps standardize the company's technology internationalization and localization projects.

Gwenn Wolf - Customer Infrastructure Manager

Gwenn Wolf
Customer Infrastructure Manager

Gwenn helps with customer service management and oversight. She graduated from Hunter College with a BA in Business Communication and a minor in English.

Adam Eliott - Global Solutions Technician

Adam Eliott
Global Solutions Technician

Adam joined the company with Donovan in 2013 and helps him contribute to the company's internationalization and localization efforts.

Mia Aodha - Dynamic Operations Agent

Mia Aodha
Dynamic Operations Agent

Mia is a creative and organizational guru. She graduated from Penn State in 2009 and joined the team in 2011.

Alicia Kasun - Legacy Operations Facilitator

Alicia Kasun
Legacy Operations Facilitator

Alicia is in charge of maintaining relationships with return clients and managing ongoing projects.

Hunter Roche - Future Web Technician

Hunter Roche
Future Web Technician

Hunter holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from RIT. He assists in progressive web technologies and standards.

Teddy McNiel - Investor Data Architect

Teddy McNiel
Investor Data Architect

Ross Cipris - Direct Web Architect

Ross Cipris
Direct Web Architect

Chris Willard - Functionality Architect

Chris Willard
Functionality Architect

Magdalena Fabbri - International Implementation Designer

Magdalena Fabbri
International Implementation Designer

Jayson Traviss - International Research Associate

Jayson Traviss
International Research Associate

Lucas Kassmeyer - Lead Mobility Orchestrator

Lucas Kassmeyer
Lead Mobility Orchestrator

Pauline Hobson - Product Integration Director

Pauline Hobson
Product Integration Director

Edward Jansing - Direct Program Supervisor

Edward Jansing
Direct Program Supervisor

Jean Sofia Josephson - Legacy Group Assistant

Jean Sofia Josephson
Legacy Group Assistant

Gianna Dawson - Metrics Consultant

Gianna Dawson
Metrics Consultant

Kathryn Babcock - Central Usability Manager

Kathryn Babcock
Central Usability Manager

Nick Benjaminson - Internal Research Technician

Nick Benjaminson
Internal Research Technician

Meet Our Translators!

Isabel Maria Pereira Barbosa
Isabel is a Portuguese translator with more than 4 years of experience, specializing in Marketing, Healthcare, IT, Business, Travel and Tourism.

Yuriy Stepanov
Yuriy is an English-Russian/Ukrainian translator with 14 years of experience in legal, business and marketing translation. His hobbies include travelling, literature, and art.

Nur Cholis
Nur is a member of the Indonesian Translator Association (HPI) and has many years of experience in translation, localization, and subtitling. He'll be the one who will look after you in Indonesia for your translation and interpreting needs.

Francisco Liaci
Francisco Liaci is a qualified English-Spanish technical and scientific translator with over 15 years of experience. Currently based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he is a member of the Argentine Association of Translators and Interpreters under the International Federation of Translators.

Eid Ibrahim Abd Allah Ibrahim
Eid Ibrahim Abd Allah Ibrahim has 12 years of experience as a professional translator and has been a professional translation trainer for more than 10 years. He has an MA in English and Translation and is a PhD candidate.

Md. Asad Hussain
Md. Asad Hussain has a Master's degree in Urdu and English languages, along with an Advanced Diploma in Mass Media. He is a native speaker of Urdu and has been in the translation field since 1996.

Artem Nedrya
Artem is a musician-turned-translator. He came to the U.S. from Ukraine in 2010 and is a native speaker of both Russian and Ukrainian. He specializes in IT translation and localization. Artem holds an M.A. degree in English.

Ashish Kumar Jaiswal
Ashish has over seven years of experience as an English-Hindi translator. He specializes in the Medical, Legal, IT, Software, and Financial fields, and is an avid stock trader, too.

Andrea Scauri
Andrea has a degree in Biological Sciences and has been studying translation and working as a translator since 2011. My areas of specialization are Life Sciences, Mobile Apps/Games, Marketing/Ads, Websites and Travel and Tourism.

Marianna Napoli
Marianna has been a freelance Italian translator for three years in the medical, technical and scientific fields. She has a Master's of Science degree in translation from the University College of London and volunteers for the Ian Somerhalder Foundation, translating articles about animal welfare, environmental issues and youth empowerment, topics that are close to her heart.

Elizaveta McCasland
Elizaveta holds a Master's Degree in Languages (Russian, English, and French). She started translating professionally in 2001 and has enjoyed working as a full-time translator ever since. She specializes in technical, legal, and business translation.

Aakash Anand
Aakash has been working as a freelance translator and editor in English/Hindi for more than 7 years. He is a journalist by profession.

Gauthier Casimiro
Gauthier is an English/French and Swedish/French translator from Caen, France who specializes in IT, politics, social sciences, and psychology.

Illis Tagliaferro
Illis is a translator with 18 years of experience and a Bachelor's Degree in English and Literature. Her major experience has been working for projects with overseas companies.

Sarra Zarrouk
Sarra has been an English and Spanish into French translator for 3 years, with experience in the medical, tourism, economics, and app fields. She also loves to travel.

Mei-Li Chea Castillo
Mei-Li is an English-Spanish translator with 4 years of experience in website content editing and translation, as well as mobile apps localization. During the last 2 years she has also worked with general subjects like surveys and scientific papers on microbiology.

Shiho Fukuda Koski
Shiho is a professional linguist who offers translation services primarily from English to Japanese (her mother tongue) and editing/proofreading services in Japanese. Her experience has included translating books, scholarly articles, websites, Android apps, business documents, brochures, video subtitles, and more.

Nguyen Ngoc Anh Hiep
Nguyen Ngoc Anh Hiep is an English/Vietnamese translator based in Hanoi, Vietnam. He has been a professional translator since 2009, specializing in IT, website, and software localization, and audio/video transcription and subtitling.

František Vereš
František is a translator and an IT specialist. Computers are both his hobby and biggest passion, but when he is not translating or tinkering with computers he likes to read, travel and take the occasional photo with his trusted digital camera.

Mario Dekel
Mario is a translator living in Israel. He translates to and from Hebrew and English.

Silvie van der Zee
Silvie is an English/Dutch translator who loves traveling, reading, social media, and watching tennis and crime series. She specializes in marketing, localization and tourism, and plans to one day write her own crime novel. She has her MA degree in Translation Studies and has lived in Canada, Spain, and the Netherlands.

Maria Desiree Davidse-Heckers
Maria is a native Dutch speaker, academically trained (MA in English Language and Culture, Leiden University). She has worked in international environments for all her working life, and translates professionally from English into Dutch (and vice versa). Her areas of expertise include: mobile apps, hardware, software, communication, engineering, internet, marketing, (social) travel and tourism.

Jan Kutalek
Jan is a reliable translator with 5 years of experience, especially in business, gaming, and apps.

Silvia Cipriani
Silvia is an Italian freelance translator. She graduated with a Master's Degree in Linguistic and Cultural Studies from the University of Siena in 2009. Silvia has been working as a part-time freelance translator since 2009.

Siri Schrödel
Siri has always been very keen on learning English. She went to an American school for three years and has been proficient in English professionally ever since. She started up her own private school to teach children English and is a state-certified translator. Her dream has come true!

Krzysztof S. Achinger
Krzysztof is a Chinese/English/Polish translator and interpreter working mostly with technical content, such as IT, science, machinery, etc. He is also a certified software tester. As a hobby, he develops and maintains an Chinese/Polish online dictionary at

Natalia Potashnik
Natalia's navtive language is Russian. She grew up in St. Petersburg, but is very internationally minded. Translation and world traveling is her passion.

Gregory Romm
Gregory is a native Russian with 5 years of translation experience, mainly in medicine, technology, and literature. His main interest lies in the true understanding between people, regardless of any barriers.

Thanaporn Wichienkuer
Thanaporn is an English/Thai translator based in Bangkok. She is a native speaker of Thai. Thanaporn attended high school in the United States and graduated with honors before coming back to study International Business at Chulalongkorn University. Business is her area of expertise. She also has a Master's degree in European Studies and spent a 4-month internship at the United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking (UNIAP) at the United Nations in Bangkok.

Jerry Dean
Jerry is an American and his wife is Polish. He has been living in Poland since 1991, and has been translating from Polish to English since 2000. In his free time, he travels and teaches from the Bible.

Patrick Muriithi Nyawira
Patrick is a 31 year old Kenyan, born and bred, working as an English/Swahili translator. He runs a small linguistic firm based in Nairobi, Kenya. Patrick specializes in computer hardware and software and health content. He loves soccer (Chelsea FC fun) and books.

Chandranil Mandal
Chandranil has been a translator for more than 12 years. If he wasn't a translator, he would choose to become a globetrotter, ideally traveling to exotic places and reading books on science. Chandranil is an English to Bengali / Bengali to English / Hindi to English translator, and he lives in India.

Elvia Ma. Rodríguez
Elvia is a professional English/Spanish translator from Mexico with more than 17 years of experience. Her areas of expertise are HR, IT, marketing, and legal. When she is not working, she likes to spend time with her daughters, reading a good book, or running.

Lucia Deoscar
Lucia is an English/Spanish Sworn Translator and a native Spanish speaker. She has been working as a translator for 3 years, specializing in subtitling and dubbing. She is currently studying to become a simultaneous interpreter.

Eva Firla
Eva lives in Canada, and is originally from what is today the Czech Republic. She studied languages in the Czech Republic and finished a university degree in Canada in Classics. She loves translating!

Netta Rozsi
Netta is a freelance Hungarian translator with more than 5 years of experience, specializing in journalism, commerce, and marketing. Netta lives in France and loves cooking (and eating), reading, rollerblading, practicing aikido, and fire-juggling when she is not translating.

Iulia Hampu
Iulia is a freelancer with 14 years working experience as a translator. She graduated from the University of Foreign Languages and Literatures, as well as the Faculty of Geography.

Samuel Sebastian Holden-Bramah
Samuel is a talented and creative translator. His ideal vacation would be anything without a computer or technology. He is equally at home on the beach, up a mountain, in the middle of the sea, or in a country house surrounded by nature.

Binod Ringania
Binod has been an English to Hindi translator and outsourcer for 16+ years. IT and Apps are my favorite domains, though education, medical, technical, marketing, and finance are areas of expertise as well. He loves to engage with young translators and train them in latest techniques.

Debora Cantro Rodrigueiro
Debora has a BA in Translation, graduating in December of 2008, and has been freelancing ever since. Her specialties are technical manuals, EHS (OSHAS, audits, trainings), corporate communication, sales, marketing, app localization, and other areas.

Lidianna Gnata
Lidianna is a native speaker of Italian with an MA in English and Russian from the University of Bologna. She also translate from Spanish, French, and Portuguese. She has been translating for the last 12 years.

Zou Zhengchang Zou is a native Chinese speaker and a professional freelance translator based in China. He has a BA in Translation Studies and more than 5 years working experience as a translator, editor, and proofreader in the language pair of English to Chinese. He specializes in IT, game, marketing, and engineering translation.

Elena Vassiliadou Elena is a lawyer in Greece who has pursued a Master's Degree in International Construction Project Management at UMIST (UK), and is qualified with language certificates in English, German, French, and Spanish, working as a translator, proofreader and transcriber.

Isabel Maria Nunes de Matos Almeida Isabel is a Portuguese translator, born and living in the beautiful city of Porto. She translates from English, French, Italian, and Spanish into Portuguese (both European and Brazilian). She has a degree in Sociology and another one in Historical Sciences.

Ruth Toribio López-Cano Ruth has 8 years experience as a translator. She is also a Spanish teacher.

Ana Filipa Matos Barreiros Poeira Ana has worked as a translator for more than 5 years, providing linguistic services to prestigious companies.

Azul Benito Azul is a passionate English/Spanish translator from Argentina. She has been working as a professional linguist for 10 years, and her specialities include technical, IT, marketing, and business translation, among others.

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