Localised Web is managed by a dynamic duo with complementing skills and expertise areas such as marketing, communication, CAT tools, workflow, pricing and project management. It is a partnership of two industry professionals, Juha Valtonen and Lajka Birkedal Hollesen, originally from Finland and Denmark and both with several years of experience and relevant know-how in the language service sector. Throughout the years they have gained valuable insight about best practice that is now translated into optimised workflows and applied methods. 

Juha Valtonen

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Since 2005 Juha Valtonen has supplied linguistic services on a full time basis for more than 450 different clients with a main focus on technical translation. Moreover, he is a long time supplier of app and software testing as well as remote support, customer relationship management and credential management for larger IT companies. He has been a certified Pro Member at since 2008 receiving numerous positive client feedback statements on the Proz WWA (Willingness to work again).

Lajka Birkedal Hollesen

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Lajka Birkedal Hollesen has a MA in International Business Communication from Copenhagen Business School followed by courses in Interaction Design, Usability & User Experience and Service Design at the IT University of Copenhagen. Since 2009 she has provided linguistic services for many sectors and companies as well as within public administration at national and European level covering areas such as journalism, translation, proofreading, subtitling and online marketing. Her main specialist areas are the European Union, subtitles, IT / SEO, travel & leisure.