A former Rotarian Scholar and Silicon Valley veteran, Rebecca co-authored a book for global high-tech companies on doing business in the United States. Based in Turkey, she has lived and worked in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America for many years. She has a B.A. from Hanover College and a M.A. from Indiana University.
Rebecca has focused on designing, testing, adapting, and marketing software outside of the U.S. since 1980. She has managed worldwide product design, localization, and marketing for successful products sold internationally by IBM, Netscape Communications, Remedy Systems, Symantec Corporation, and Sun Microsystems.
In her work at Common Sense Advisory, Rebecca’s primary focus is enterprise globalization, social media, multilingual SEO, and global product development. Her other coverage areas include crowdsourcing, transcreation, localization, and internationalization.
Rebecca is fluent in English, French and Spanish, and proficient in Portuguese and Turkish.