Patrick McLoughlin has been in localization at Eventbrite since 2012, where he has taken a proactive role in integrating localization with other departments and centralizing the localization function. Prior to that, he spent five years at Yahoo! as a localization program manager and terminology manager. Patrick has also held positions as a lexicographer, adjunct professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and multilingual researcher and writer. He holds a variety of certifications and degrees from universities in Italy, the UK and California.