Microsoft Office 2000

Program Manager, Localization

January 1999 – June 2000, Volt

  • Managed two external multi-language vendors to localize, publish, and update Microsoft Office Online (21 languages).
  • Developed standardized web localization metrics that resulted in $40K recuperated funds, ~ 1MK future cost savings, and helped improve through-put metrics. Delivered vendor improvement plans and streamlined processes.
  • Drove large-scale efficiency and budgeting improvements by developing concept and specification for automated dashboard and schedule and status management tools to quickly calculate estimates and reports for vendor localization costs and delivery dates based on file type, word count, and standardized metrics.