Moravia Names Jeff Steele Director of Managed Services Former Microsoft, Amazon, and IGN/Fox Executive Chosen to Grow Globalization Leader's Managed Services Team
NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading globalization firm Moravia has named Jeff Steele as Director of Managed Services, a move designed to further bolster and grow Moravia's Managed Services business.
Steele will lead day-to-day operations for the unit, which delivers highly customized staffing solutions to Moravia clients' globally—bringing business- and knowledge-process outsourcing services to complement Moravia's localization and translation offerings for the company's technology clients.
"Jeff has a proven ability to establish and grow business units in the IT industry, with vast experience leading units within companies such as Amazon, IGN and Microsoft. His expertise will help us further grow our Managed Services division and help us provide valuable services to our technology clients," said Tomas Kratochvil, CEO of Moravia. "As our clients—which include five of the top eight Fortune 1000 software companies—continue their push into new markets, they can be assured that Moravia and our Managed Services team will help them successfully establish a substantial presence in every market they pursue."
Prior to Moravia, Steele was Vice President of the Media and Entertainment practice at V2 Solutions where he helped develop customized digital content solutions for the company's digital media clients. Before V2, he served as Vice President of Digital Distribution for IGN Entertainment/Fox Interactive Media, where he brought stability to the company's digital distribution operations and achieved double-digit growth for the unit during his tenure.
Prior to IGN, Steele was Worldwide Director of Digital Content Acquisition for Amazon, where he established global publisher, author and agent alliances during the launch of the Kindle e-reader. He has also held executive and business development positions with Microsoft and IBM during nine-year stints at each company.
Moravia is a leading globalization solution provider, enabling companies in the information technology, e-learning, and life sciences industries to enter global markets with high-quality multilingual products. Moravia's solutions include localization, product testing, internationalization, multilingual publishing, technical translation, content creation, machine translation, workflow consulting and managed services. The company maintains global headquarters in the Czech Republic and North American headquarters in California, with local offices and production centers in Japan, China, Latin America, Ireland, USA and throughout Europe. www.moravia.com.