The foreign-born population in the United States has quadrupled over the past four decades, and more than 175 languages and dialects are spoken across the country today. As a result, demand for foreign-language interpreters is increasing, and Monterey, Calif.-based Language Line Services is stepping up to help meet that need, according to a recent Bloomberg [...]
Karen, the language spoken by 1.3 million people in Myanmar (formerly Burma) is the fastest-growing language in Jacksonville, Fla., according to the Jacksonville Business Journal. The articles cites data from Language Line Services’ LanguageTrak Interpreter Demand Index (see infographic), which tracked language trends in the country between the second quarter of 2010 and 2011. The [...]
Chief Executive magazine reporter Dale Buss spoke with numerous CEOs recently about whether they should engage in social media. Louis F. Provenzano, Jr., president and CEO of Language Line Services, thinks they should. “Language is a social activity, so to us it’s very obvious that we need to be active in the growth of social media,” [...]
Language Line Services, the global market leader in interpretation and translation services, launched the Language Line Innovation Center this week, the industry’s first R&D think tank. The think tank aims to spur open innovation among employees, while engaging business partners and customers for new ideas to improve language access across all technology platforms to all [...]
The Spring issue of Boston College Magazine highlights the appointment of BC alumnus Louis Provenzano to chief executive officer of Language Line Services in February. The company is the world’s leading provider of language-based services and offers support for more than 170 languages to its industry-leading portfolio of clients in healthcare, emergency services, finance, government, telecom, manufacturing and more.
Today, Language Line Services President and CEO Louis Provenzano penned an article for Healthcare Finance News on the increasing need for language access in the United States. According to the article, more than 60 million people – about one in five legal U.S. residents – speak a language other than English at home. Language Line Services [...]
This Sunday’s Movers & Shakers column in The San Francisco Chronicle featured Monterey’s Language Line Services appointing long-term President and Chief Operating Officer Louis Provenzano to CEO. To learn more about the largest over-the-phone interpretation company in the U.S. or about Louis Provenzano, click here.
In February, Louis Provenzano ’80, president and COO of Language Line Services, was named CEO of the company. Based in Monterey, CA, the firm provides language interpretation and translation services. A polyglot himself, Louis earned his BA in romance languages and international business law from BC and speaks six languages. He is dedicated to helping [...]
As featured on B/OSS Click here to read the full article Nine percent of the U.S. population is not spending up to its potential according to new research from AT&T and Language Line Services. And addressing users in their native language can make all the difference: 27.6 million consumers’ worth of difference. That’s because many people have [...]
By Louis Provenzano Language Line Services As posted on The Huffington Post The Supreme Court of Georgia’s ruling today that defendants with limited ability to speak English have a constitutional right to court interpreters is an important victory for one in five legal U.S. residents who have trouble with the language. The American Civil Liberties [...]