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Liz Elting and Phil Shawe met at New York University Stern School of Business in 1991. Having spent several years working in the translation industry, Ms. Elting felt there was a need for a service-minded enterprise that could deliver complex projects quickly and accurately. In 1992, they founded TransPerfect to fill that gap. Their mission: to provide the highest quality language services to leading businesses worldwide. With no external financing, TransPerfect grew from its beginnings as a two-person company operating out of a dorm room into one of the world's most reputable language and business services companies.

Over the years, TransPerfect and its founders have won numerous awards. TransPerfect was recognized as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the US by making the Inc. 500. TransPerfect's founders have been recognized as Ernst and Young's Entrepreneurs of the Year. The company is also recognized for developing the industry standard for linguist certification, the TransPerfect Linguist Certification (TLC) program, which tests linguists for language proficiency and subject-area specialization.

Our Services
• Translation Services
• Website Localization
• Globalization Consulting
• Multicultural Marketing
• Staffing / Recruiting
• Multimedia / Studio Solutions
• WorldView: Media Monitoring
• Interpretation
• Call Center Support
• Software Localization / Testing
• Training / E-Learning
• Legal Services
Our Culture

Our greatest asset is our people, and nothing is more important to us than ensuring that everyone knows that. Whether it's something as big as an organized company outing or holiday party, or something small like sharing a catered team lunch, unwinding in a rec room, or enjoying an impromptu chair massage, working at TransPerfect carries with it many perks. Each of our 90+ offices has its own individual identity, and each also has its own unique rewards.