NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) – TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions to global business, announced today that the company’s President and CEO, Phil Shawe, a student at the University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts (UF) will host the first of a series of guest lectures Offers and Sciences (CLAS) as part of the school’s Beyond120 program.
Shawe, a UF graduate, was invited to speak as part of the curriculum for a course titled “Deconstructing the Basics of Selling.” The presentation included lessons from Shawe’s 30+ year career in business, as well as his experience starting and growing TransPerfect from a dormitory startup to an industry leader with sales of over $ 850 million in 2020 .
Beyond120 was developed by CLAS to connect students with work experience and build professional skills. The lectures and guest speakers – including Shawe – are putting together a program of experiences designed to better prepare students for the challenges and opportunities they will face after graduation and joining the workforce.
Attendance at the lectures was limited to UF students, who all participated virtually.
Shawe stated, “It is an honor to speak to these students about the potential for careers in sales and management. The commitment and customer focus of our sales team play a crucial role in the success of TransPerfect. I am grateful to have the opportunity to share my experiences today with the sales and managing directors of tomorrow at my alma mater. ”
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 100 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers customers worldwide a full range of services in more than 170 languages. More than 5,000 global companies use TransPerfect’s GlobalLink® technology to simplify the management of multilingual content. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and customer service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit our website at www.transperfect.com.