Claudia Schaper is the Executive Assistant to the Global Head of Mobile Technology and SVP Global Head Technology Partnerships for Thomson Reuters, with responsibility for overseeing internal and external meeting arrangements as well as conferences/ panels for the Mobile team and all related travel planning. She also manages various app stores and is working on technology projects. Her job involves to network with special interest groups and mobile initiatives on a global basis. She moved in 2011 from Germany to the U.S. for this position. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Claudia was the Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors at Germanischer Lloyd in Hamburg, Germany. During that time she coordinated the work between the Head Office and all branches worldwide on a director level. Claudia holds a degree in Administration and Management from the European Business College in Hamburg, Germany, and also has a language certificate from the London, Paris and Madrid Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Languages have always been her passion. As a board member, Claudia supports AAIT’s initiatives in creating opportunities for excellence, performance and global inspiration in the translation and interpretation sector. Business is global and we can all make a difference, is her credo.