Leonid Glazychev originally specialized in plasma physics and computer simulation, graduated with honors (M. Sc.), and holds a Ph.D. degree in physics and mathematics. He was lucky to join one of the first ever software localization projects, and that turned out to be a life-changer.
In 1993 Leonid co-founded Logrus, a professional software localization company (when even the concept itself was somewhat novel) and served as the company’s CEO since then. Over the last 28+ years we (now Logrus IT) have grown from 3 employees to 160+, with multiple offices around the world, including China and Korea (added at the end of 2017).
True to his scientific background, Leonid is continuing research and publishing papers on numerous topics, including his favorite: Language Quality Evaluation Methodology and Process. Leonid has developed the Multidimensional Holistic Quality Approach that makes it possible to evaluate the quality, usability, informativeness, language quality, and a multitude of other factors for any content, both original and localized. Some of his articles are listed below:
Leonid's goal is to bring some hard-core, fundamental, objective and unbiased scientific approach and knowledge to the areas traditionally occupied by project managers and linguists. He is relentlessly challenging common knowledge, traditional ways and widespread prejudice, and enjoys working with people demonstrating creative thinking.
Fedor graduated from the Kyiv Taras Shevchenko University in 2000. Started as a freelance translator in 1998, joined Logrus International Corporation in 2006 as the Department Head. Managed localization of the biggest, most complex and visible projects from world leading publishers into the Ukrainian language. Appointed the Executive Director of Logrus Ukraine in 2009. Localization professional with more than 15 years of experience, Fedor is a staunch evangelist of new localization technologies and solutions.
KyoungYeon is the President and CEO of Logrus IT Korea, a subsidiary of US-based Logrus IT, and is responsible for all aspects of the business. KyoungYeon has a proven executive management track record, with 20+ years of experience working in the localization industry. During her years in the industry KyoungYeon has acquired in-depth, hands-on familiarity with all aspects of localization, such as source extraction, preparation of translation kits, translation, localization engineering (compiles, bug-fixing, HTML QA, software functional QA), desktop publishing and delivery to client. Throughout her career, KyoungYeon has repeatedly proved her ability to lead in diverse and challenging situations. Apart from her job at Logrus IT, she currently teaches at Ewha Women’s Graduate School of Interpretation and Translation, bringing the wealth of expertise and experience in the localization industry and the ever-changing business environment to graduate students.
Rimma graduated from Baishev University Aktobe in 2000 with a degree in bookkeeping and auditing. From 2005 to 2014 she worked first as a bookkeeper, then as the director of the IT company Nikos Service. In 2011 she earned a graduate degree at the Academy of Economics and Law. She became the head of the Logrus Kazakhstan subdivision in 2014.
Shamil has worked in the translation and localization field for over a decade. He has extensive administrative experience and a deep familiarity with Chinese culture. His knowledge of China comes from years of living in the country and studying at Sichuan University, which is known as one of the best intuitions of higher learning in China. Shamil has given presentations at a number of academic conferences and as a Chinese business consultant. He has managed Logrus IT China since 2019.
Olga holds a BA in journalism and an MA in comparative literature and translation. After working for several years as an editor and producer at the radio station, she developed an interest in translation automation and became a project manager at ABBYY Language Solutions. She went on to lead project management departments in Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
Olga joined the Logrus IT team in November 2021. She became the Director of Logrus IT Türkiye in 2022.
As a manager, Olga’s guiding principles are developing empathy and trust between coworkers, making the most of each team member’s unique strengths, and motivating employees to reach new heights.