English to Simplified Chinese Translation Professional Anthony Yao
Member since August 21, 2013
With more than two decades experience in global operations and management, Anthony is a fluently bilingual Chinese Canadian who is a specialist in bridging Chinese and Western business in the context of communication, cultural awareness and business dealings who has a wide range of experience in sales strategy, marketing, client relations, and business development in both Asian and North American markets. Anthony currently acts as the critical first point of contact at a Canadian investment firm for its clients wishing to forge working relationships in Asia.
Prior to joining the firm, Anthony was senior manager with a Canadian online learning company with responsibility for business development in Asia. With his knowledge and experience in the Asian market, he was a significant contributor to growing the company's internet traffic by over 4000 percent in 12 months.
Anthony's credentials include being an instructor at the University of Waterloo teaching Chinese, acting as an interpreter for Chinese government delegations visiting the Region of Waterloo, as well as being a prime time TV news broadcaster at various national networks in Chinese speaking countries.
Anthony holds a journalism degree from the World College of Journalism, Shih Hsin University in Taipei, Taiwan. He also obtained various certificates throughout his career including TCSOL Certification (Teacher of Chinese to Speakers of Other Language); ASET (Accreditation Syndicate for Education & Training) Coventry, UK ; Front Line Leadership - Trainer Certification, Achieve Global Business Consulting, Minneapolis, MN; and Customer Service - Trainer Certification, KLM Airlines, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Teacher of Chinese certification - ASET (Accreditation Syndicate for Education & Training) Coventry, UK (2006) Teacher of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL 2007) Front Line Leadership - Train the Trainer Certification, Zenger Miller Business Consulting, Minneapolis, MN Service Improvement - Train the Trainer Certification, KLM Airlines, Amsterdam, The Netherlands