101: Balancing Local and Global Internal Communications

August 13, 2020

Internal localization consultant Ray Walsh joins us on the 101st episode of Globally Speaking. Ray shares his knowledge from a 20-year career in internal communication. With him we explore the intricacies of corporate relationships on a global scale. He also touches on key strategies from his acclaimed book Localizing Employee Communication: The Handbook.

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Ray Walsh

Ray Walsh

Communications and Internal Localization Consultant

Starting his career as an English teacher, Ray Walsh used his skills to guide students through the terrain of education. Today, Ray employs those same skills to support international organizations in creating effective internal communications. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Ray now works as an internal localization consultant. His knowledge culminates in his book Localizing Employee Communication: A Handbook. As a further demonstration of his love for global communication, Ray is fluent in English, German and Czech.


Deirdre Cleere

Deirdre Cleere

Senior Onboarding Program Manager

Deirdre Cleere is a Senior Program Manager at RWS. She utilizes her wealth of knowledge and passion for all things technology and language to develop effective localization and globalization programs.

After spending her youth overseas in Brazil and Indonesia, she was recruited by a small translation company right out of college. This led to 24 years of Deirdre successfully fulfilling localization roles for various organizations. Her impressive resume also includes a stint at Microsoft where she was the Geopolitical Strategist for the Global Readiness team.

Deirdre lives in Seattle and in her spare time she enjoys boating and cooking Indonesian food.

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