Bobb Drake is the Director of Geocultural Research at Nimdzi Insights. Before that, he was a Principal and Consultant at Lingl Language Consulting, LLC, working as a translation and localization professional specializing in geocultural, linguistic and terminology matters. Bobb is also the Owner and Curator of Linguology & Wool + Whiskey, a shop specializing in books and accoutrements related to language, culture and travel.
A lifelong student of languages and localization, Bobb has a Bachelor’s in French from Eastern Washington University and a degree in English Language, Literature and Civilization from the Paul Valéry University in Montpellier, France. He also has a Graduate Certificate in Localization Project Management from the University of Washington and a Certificate in French Translation, Technical Writing and Editing from the Translation and Interpretation Institute at Bellevue Community College.