Bridging Global Reach with Local Impact – VistaTalks Episode 124
In this episode of VistaTalks, host Simon Hodgkins is joined by Pedro Guerra Ribeiro, Localization Analyst – Vendor & Project Management at Qualtrics, the leader and creator of the experience management category. Qualtrics is a cloud-native software provider that helps organizations quickly identify and resolve points of friction across all digital and human touchpoints in their business – so they can retain their best customers and employees, protect their revenue, and drive profitability.
More than 18,750 organizations around the world use Qualtrics’ advanced AI to listen, understand, and take action. Qualtrics uses its vast universe of experience data to form the largest database of human sentiment in the world. Qualtrics is co-headquartered in Provo, Utah, and Seattle and operates out of 28 offices globally.
Pedro’s professional journey has been a blend of passion and innovation. With a background in Political Science and International Relations from the University Nova of Lisbon, Pedro’s interest in connecting the global with the local is evident.
His educational path also includes a double degree master’s in Political Science & Central and Eastern European Politics.
Throughout his career, Pedro has worked with renowned companies in the technology and localization industry, including Vistatec. His experience in managing projects and vendors in the localization field has equipped him with valuable insights into the challenges and strategies involved in delivering projects on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
Pedro discusses how to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards and some of the biggest challenges you face when managing projects and vendors in the localization industry.
Simon and Pedro discuss some of the emerging trends and technologies in the localization industry, including AI & MT, and Pedro shares his views on the current ways of working on successful localization projects and the potential future landscape.