ANNA N SCHLEGEL is a native of Catalunya. She has led globalization, digital and content strategy teams for over twenty years with large enterprises including Cisco, VMware, Xerox, and NetApp and for two localization vendors as the CEO and General Manager. Her work has been published on Forbes.com, Fortune.com, Gala-global.org, Multilingual.com, and other research industry forums.
Anna is a respected leader in the globalization community. She is the co-founder of Women in Localization (W.L.), a worldwide non-profit with 4500 members. Anna was named the 2018 Language Person of the Year, and the Silicon Valley Woman of Influence Award in May 2018. Anna is the author of "Truly Global". She is the founder of Imagine Educating Everyone, a Kenyan based non-profit as well as the US2020 STEMentors Silicon Valley. She is also the Executive Sponsor of Women in Technology (WIT) at NetApp.
She frequently delivers lectures, webinars, keynotes and round tables at universities, corporations, and other international organizations. She lives with her family in Santa Clara, California.