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Michael Levot: Keeping localization in focus

Localization hasn’t always been top of mind at large tech companies with hundreds of competing priorities. But that’s changing, and Michael Levot — head of localization at Canva — has seen this shift up close. Not only that, he’s been a driving force behind recent internationalization efforts at the Australian graphic design software company.

Spence Green An AI Vision For Localization

Supported By Lilt Spence Green explains how his experience as a research scientist at Google Translate over a decade ago sparked a grand idea: use AI to make all products and services available in all the world’s languages. Cut to modern day, and his company LILT is hard at work towards that vision. Green spoke with MultiLingual about what’s next for LILT and where he sees the localization industry going.

BLEND launches 2022 Localization Hall of Fame

What do Canva, Spotify, and Shopify have in common? All three are among the 12 companies inducted into BLEND's 2022 Localization Hall of Fame this week.