Matthias Caesar studied mathematics and computer science at University Dortmund and University College Dublin and joined the localization industry in 1994. Since then, he has been a tools and process trainer, project manager and, since 1999, managing director of Locatech GmbH in Germany. He served on the board of the Globalization and Localization Association as secretary. He also was a board member and general manager of LCJ EEIG, a group of four European localization companies co-founded by Locatech in 1999. Matthias has served as a board member of The Institute of Localisation Professionals and as the deputy president and international officer of the Junior Chamber International of Dortmund from 2000 to 2004. In 2012 he joined iLocIT as a Consultant and Partner.