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Date(s) - 03 / 13 Tuesday / 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

NYU SCPS Building, room 321


The Evolving Relationship Between Linguists and Language Service Providers

Presentation to be followed by Q&A and networking

What does the future hold for practitioners of translation, interpretation, and other language services? How can we best position ourselves for productive and rewarding relationships with modern translation agencies? From his unique perspective leading a major LSP headquartered in New York City, Co-CEO Roland Lessard will share his thoughts on the evolving relationship between translators and agencies and offer his views on the different types of opportunities available. Bring your business cards!

As Co-CEO of Morningside, Roland focuses on the company’s operations, products, and technology. Roland was previously Chief Product Officer and an Executive Committee member at background screening industry leader Sterling Talent Solutions. A veteran of content management and technology-enabled business services, Roland joined Sterling when it was a founder-led enterprise and built Sterling’s first-ever product organization and was accountable for the entire global product strategy, P&L, and M&A integration. Roland began his career in operational and business transformation roles at Saint-Gobain and AdvoValassis. Roland holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and a M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Western New England. His training and certifications include Lean Manufacturing (CLBM), 6 Sigma (Black Belt), Quality Controls (CQC), Project Management and Supply Chain management (APICS / CPIM).

Please note that due to new building policies at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, all attendees will need to RSVP one week before the event.
This event is free for members. Nonmembers can attend for a $10.00 admission fee.
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