Localization specialist Jared Prichard joins the SanFrancisco team.
New York, NY August 9, 2012—Acclaro announces today the addition of a new program manager to its San Francisco-based localization team. Jared Prichard comes to Acclaro with five years of localization project and program management experience.
“We are delighted to have recruited a talented program manager with solid localization industry expertise, a management background and skillsets to succeed in this rigorous position,” commented Acclaro San Francisco Director of Operations Emma Young. “Jared is uniquely positioned to have a significant impact on the quality of our work and our client relationships. I’m confident that his technological skills and good rapport with clients will help him succeed in this new role.”
Prichard comes to Acclaro with a background in localization for the tech space. One of his specialties is leveraging technology to improve and automate processes. Prichard intends to put this knowledge to good use at Acclaro to gain efficiencies and improve collaboration across teams and time zones. He will head up a globally-dispersed team of project managers and coordinators working on a variety of localization projects for Netflix, a key Acclaro client. His background in process improvement, client management and tech localization will serve him well in this position.
“When I first learned about Acclaro, I was impressed by how highly people spoke of them,” explained Prichard. “The enthusiasm and tenure of Acclaro employees convinced me that it was a great company, one that I wanted to join.” When asked what he loves most about localization, he replied: “The people. I enjoy the diversity of people that I get to work with on a daily basis. I’ve always loved experiencing how people live, eat, speak and interact in different cultures.”
The program management position is a unique role at Acclaro that combines both process and people management. A diverse mix of skills is required to handle the task- and people-oriented demands of this position. Prichard has the credentials to deliver on both of these fronts.
“I look forward to participating in the San Francisco office’s growth and continued success,” continued Prichard. “Acclaro is a company dedicated to delivering the very best to its clients and I plan to uphold this high standard in every way possible.”
Acclaro is an international translation and localization agency that helps the world’s leading brands succeed across cultures. With its global headquarters in New York and offices and affiliates in San Francisco, Boston, Buenos Aires, Bangkok, Tokyo and Paris, the agency translates websites, marketing campaigns, documents and software for global enterprises, giving clients an authentic voice in key language markets.