Louis F. Provenzano Jr.
Louis Provenzano is the former Chief Executive Officer of Language Line Services, the world's leading provider of language-based services, is a trusted partner to thousands of organizations whose focus is to effectively serve the rapidly expanding market of limited English speakers. The company delivers a dynamic suite of solutions spanning translation, transcription, phone and video interpretation, interpreter certification, localization and localized software and devices, enabling clients to communicate with customers in their preferred language. Most recently Mr. Provenzano launched the world's first interpreter demand service over the AT&T mobile network. For more information ---->click here
He is the recipient of the "Friends of CHIA" (California Healthcare Interpreters Association) , the Hispanic Leadership Award from the San Francisco Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Monterey Business Council Top Leaders of 2012, and the Rachel Cashman Language Access Award the highest honors from IMIA (International Interpreters Medical Association). Mr. Provenzano is a proud co-founder of the National Board of Certification of Medical Interpreters, the first certification board for medical interpreters in the United States. www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org
Mr. Provenzano has served on the Board of Directors of CHIA and was an active participant in the Monterey Language Capital of the World Advocacy Council, Economic Development leadership of the Monterey Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Board of Directors for the United Way of Monterey County. He also served as a member of the 2010 United Way Campaign Fund actively involved with fund raising for the business sector.
Mr. Provenzano is a former member of the Global Advisory Council of Language Line University's medical certification body and is a frequent speaker around the world on immigration and language access issues.
Mr. Provenzano holds a bachelor's degree in Romance Languages from Boston College. He speaks several languages and lives in Paris and New York City.
He writes his own blog at www.louisprovenzano.wordpress.com , "Tweets" @louisprovenzano (www.twitter.com/louisprovenzano), has a facebook page (louisprovenzano) and is currently writing a book to be published in the spring on the pathway to National Medical Certification and medical interpretation reimbursement for Hospitals and Healthcare organizations around the country.
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