Senior Account Project Manager
Kiril epitomizes professionalism through and through. As one of our most seasoned team members and leaders, he boasts over 15 years of industry experience — a tenure marked by continual growth and expertise. His profound knowledge of the industry is nothing short of remarkable; no matter the topic, Kiril seems to have an in-depth understanding of it. This makes him our go-to person for advice and solutions, especially when we face critical decisions.
Beyond his professional acumen, Kiril is equally known for his vibrant personality and zest for life. He is invariably at the center of fun, always ready with an entertaining story or eager to share his latest sporting escapade. The phrase “the heart of the company” truly aligns with his persona. His ability to bring joy and enthusiasm to our team has been a constant over the years, making our collective experience at the company all the more enjoyable and memorable.
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How many languages do you speak? Please write them in a list. Which is your mother tongue?
I speak Bulgarian (mother tongue), English, and Russian.
What is your favorite sport or hobby in your free time? Why is it so? Any interesting stories on it?
Soccer, Basketball, Biking, Hiking, Swimming, Skiing, Squash, Table tennis, and Badminton.
Top 3 things we don’t know about you? Might be something funny, quirky or strange 🙂
- I am a vegetarian
- I have played the violin
- I like to travel
What was the most surprising thing you learned about Asia while working here?
Working at 1-StopAsia has provided me with valuable insights into the intricacies of localization in Asia. One of the most surprising revelations has been the dynamic nature of language nuances across the continent. Each region, with its distinct linguistic and cultural characteristics, presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities in the localization process. The richness and diversity in language intricacies have not only deepened my understanding but have also underscored the importance of precision and cultural sensitivity in our work.
Favorite book or a book that changed your mindset and why it did?
I stopped smoking after reading the book Allen Carr’s Easy Way To Stop Smoking. It really changed my mindset.
Your most extreme experience so far in your life/biggest challenge in your life?
One of the most extreme experiences and significant challenges in my life was working with people overseas in China. It pushed me out of my comfort zone and required a level of resilience and adaptability that I hadn’t tapped into before. Overcoming this challenge not only shaped my character but also taught me valuable lessons about perseverance, resourcefulness, and the capacity for growth in the face of adversity.
Your top 3 goals in professional life for the next 10 years
- Global Expansion: Expand our reach and services to new international markets, strategically positioning our company as a key player in the global localization industry. This involves identifying emerging markets, establishing partnerships, and tailoring our services to meet the diverse needs of clients worldwide.
- Technological Innovation: Embrace cutting-edge technologies in the localization process, from advanced machine translation and artificial intelligence to automation tools. This goal aims to enhance efficiency, reduce turnaround times, and maintain high-quality standards, ensuring that we stay at the forefront of industry advancements.
- Talent Development and Diversity: Foster a diverse and inclusive work environment by investing in the professional growth of our team. Implement training programs, mentorship initiatives, and continuous learning opportunities to empower our employees. By attracting and retaining top talent from diverse backgrounds, we can enrich our perspectives and capabilities, ultimately benefiting our clients and the industry as a whole.