Tobias has 16 years of professional experience in business management and in localization. His Localization experience began 9 years ago in the field of Quality Assurance, from which he shifted into Localization Engineering.

Prior to his career in localization, Tobias managed the Purchasing Department and had heavy involvement in Sales at Schreiber Metallbau GmbH in Germany. There he effectively increased the company’s margins by cutting purchase expenses and pushed the IT infrastructure forward to keep the company ahead of its competition.

He joined PTIGlobal’s staff in 2006 as lead localization engineer. His expertise and leadership qualities helped position him at the head of the Localization Division where he successfully manages all aspects of operations.

Tobias holds a Business Management degree from Handwerkskammer Stuttgart, Germany and has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science from the University

Marc Johnson

TransPerfect, Translations.com
Marc Johnson
Marc Johnson is Division President of Translations.com's Oregon production group. He was a localization engineer at Hewlett-Packard Company before becoming Chief Information Officer of the Oregon division in the late 90s. He has lived in Asia and Europe and speaks Japanese and French with anyone who has the patience for it. He holds a degree in mathematics from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Sessions Presented by Tobias Scherf, Laura Brandon and Marc Johnson