Jost Zetzsche is a translation industry and translation technology consultant, a widely published author on various aspects of translation and localization, and an ATA-certified English-to-German technical translator. 1999 Jost co-founded International Writers' Group, LLC, on the Oregon coast. Originally from Hamburg, Germany, he earned a Ph.D. in the field of Chinese translation history and linguistics at the University of Hamburg. He is a highly sought-after speaker who has given speeches and workshops at dozens of conferences around the world, including keynote speeches at conferences for the International Federation of Translators, the Language Company Division of the ATA, the European and American machine translation associations, InterpretAmerica, and at various conferences for German, Swiss, French, Argentinean, Russian, Ukrainian, Mexican, Hungarian, and Polish translation professionals. His computer guide for translators is now in its eleventh edition, and his technical journal for the translation industry goes out to more than 10,000 translation professionals. In 2012, Penguin published his co-authored Found in Translation, a book about translation and interpretation for the general public. He sits on the editorial board for MultiLingual Magazine and the Journal of Internationalisation and Localisation.