Our team

Translatus has a dedicated staff that hails from all over the world and is committed to delivering for our clients. Meet some of our core team members below.

James Guidi

CEO

James is originally from the US.
A long time business developer in the IT, software and hardware industries, James headed up Apple Computer’s Eastern European expansion through its IMC during the 1990’s. During that time, he led software localization activities for Microsoft, QuarkXpress and Apple Computer.
James speaks English, French, Italian, German, and Czech.

Matthew Miodonski

General Manager – Worldwide services

Matthew is from Chicago, Illinois.
After studying at Charles University in Prague in 2001, Matthew fell in love with the city and lived in Prague for 3.5 years after moving there in 2002. Matthew also started with Translatus in 2002, and has enjoyed working with Translatus since then, as well as the continued travel and meeting new people that have come along with the job.
He speaks English and basic German.

Andrew Mohr

Project & European Sales Manager

Andrew is from Phoenix, Arizona. Andrew graduated with a B.A. in Communications from Arizona State University in 2009. Before coming to Translatus, he worked in the US in customer service, sales, and non-profit coordination roles; then in Europe teaching Business English, Technical English, and dance. He speaks English and French.

Ksenia Kazarina

Financial Director

Ksenia is from Khabarovsk, Russia.
Ksenia started working in the Translatus Prague office after graduating from Khabarovsk State Academy of Economics and Law.
She speaks Russian, English, and intermediate Czech.

Dimitri Panchenko

Chief Developer

Dimitri is from Ukraine. A geek and software engineer, he is the chief developer of our online management system, TDApro.com. He’s an Electronic Engineering graduate who moved into programming a long time ago. Dimitri has over 15 years experience in web development and loves to try out the latest technologies. He speaks Ukrainian, Russian, Czech, and English.

Kerrie Broadbent

Head of Operations

Kerrie is from York, England.
With a Masters in English Literature, Kerrie first pursued a career as a high school teacher before moving to Prague to focus on travel. She has visited 5 continents and recently completed a travel challenge to visit a different country every month of the year.  Kerrie speaks English and basic Slovak.

Aleksander Skripka

DTP Master

Aleksandar is from Belgrade, Serbia.
Aleksandar graduated as a “Programmer”; however, during his career he has focused on working in Adobe applications and became an expert in this field of DTP. Aleksandar also specializes in audio production and video editing.
He speaks Serbo-Croatian, English, Czech, and basic French.

Alvaro Figueiredo

DTP Master

Alvaro is from Leiria, Portugal.
Alvaro received his degree in Communication Design from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (FBAUL). He specializes in Graphic Design, logo making, typography, and Desktop Publishing. Prior to joining Translatus in 2012, Alvaro worked in Lisbon as a freelance designer of websites and product labels.
He speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and English.

Rachel Young

Project Manager

Rachel is from the US. She attended Wheaton College in Illinois, where she studied Cultural Anthropology, Spanish, and Mathematics. Before joining Translatus in 2019, she taught English as a Second Language in Prague. Rachel enjoys photography and has dabbled in web design and other creative endeavors. Rachel speaks English, Spanish, and basic Czech.  

Briana Roberts

Project Manager

Briana is from the US. She has a BA in International Studies from the University of Wyoming, and is currently a Masters student in the Gender Studies department at Charles University in Prague. Briana has previously worked as a researcher and translator, and as an events coordinator for an NGO. She speaks English, German, basic Czech, and basic Russian.