Patrick B. Pearson

Degree: Linguistics MA (also, Linguistics BA at BYU with Latin American Studies double major and Arabic minor)

Thesis: Syriac Rhetorical Particles: Variable Second-Position Clitic Placement found here.

What have you done since graduation: I worked at the LDS Church in the PSD department (translation) for a couple months before starting a job at Netflix in California in May of 2016. My current title is Localization Program Manager, Tech & Systems.

Future goals/plans: Continue learning and growing in my role of researching, learning, and implementing technology with language and linguistic advances.

Advice for potential graduate students: Technology is the future- stay up to date and study under professors who are well-informed with MT, databases, corpora, globalization, and localization etc. A lot of opportunities are out there in this industry.