Abacus Chinese Translation Services, Los
July 2007 to Present
-- Co-Founded the Chinese translation company providing Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish translation and interpretation and voice over services in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and other major cities in the US and around the world.
-- Assisted in translations and interpretations of egg donor and surrogacy contracts for intended parents from China
High-Net-Worth Individuals and Investors
from the People's Republic of China
October 2011 to Present
-- Served as an interpreter and manager/consultant for various high-net-worth individuals and investors from China to assist with their investments and activities in the United States
Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin
Group, and China Entrepreneurs Club (CEC), Necker Island, British Virgin Islands
-- Provided simultaneous interpretation for Sir Richard Branson and members of the China Entrepreneurs Club for a three day meeting on Necker Islands. Topics included business trends, brand management, environmental protection, and philanthropic environment in China, etc.
Fox International Channels, Los Angeles
August 20-21, 2014
-- Interpreted for team members of Fox International Channels from Taiwan. Topics include TV show production, TV ratings, reality shows, etc.
CBS Corporation with Leslie Moonves, Los
April 21-22, 2014
-- Provided consecutive interpretation for Leslie Moonves and his senior executive team during a meeting with CBS Interactive China. Topics: Confidential.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Los Angeles
January 9 and June 2, 2014
-- Provided consecutive interpretation services for journalists from China regarding Sony's 4K technology, as well as a business meeting with a well-known company from China.
Accenture, Miami, Florida
April 7, 2014
-- Provided simultaneous and consecutive interpretation services for Accenture and its Chinese clients
MGM Resorts International, Las Vegas, NV
-- Interpreted for a business meeting between Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts, and his senior executives and a private company from China. Topics: Confidential
The President of the Dominican Republic and
China Construction Group
November 2, 2012
-- Interpreted for Mr. Danilo Medina, the President of the Dominican Republic, during his meeting with a delegation of the China Construction Group
China Film Group, Los Angeles
-- Interpreted during their visit in Los Angeles, California, for companies such as DreamWorks Animation and a private dinner with Jeffrey Katzenberg
China State Development Investment
Corporation, for their visit to Sapphire Energy in San Diego, CA
-- Interpreted for the delegation from the China State Development Investment Corporation for their visit to Sapphire Energy in San Diego, CA and plants in New Mexico
Minister of Interior and Cabinet Members of
the Republic of Panama
-- Interpreted for a real estate developer in China on his trip to the Republic of Panama
-- Interpreted for Michael Bay during his discussions with an advertising company in China
ATM LLC (A Thousand Miles, LLC)
July 2012 to June 2013
-- Served as an interpreter and assisted in brokering a deal in which a conglomerate of private entities and a consortium of successful entrepreneurs from China invested in 10 million and committed in financing 150 million per project for at least two projects.
October 2011 to Present
-- Served as the interpreter for various of meetings with entertainment companies from China as well as Chinese media
China Investment Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
-- Translator/Interpreter during their visits in Los Angeles hosted by Joan Dangerfield
DreamWorks Animation/China Media
Capital/Shanghai Media Group/Shanghai Alliance Investment
-- Translated press releases for the signing ceremony during the visit of Mr. Xi Jinping, the Vice-President of China.
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, British
July and October, 2009
-- Mandarin interpreter for the case Sino-Union (Caribbean) Holding Limited vs. Shangri-la International Development Holding Limited, Mossack Fonseca & Co (BVI) Limited, Rich Victory Investment Limited, the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica
-- Mandarin Interpreter for attorneys (barristers and solicitors), a former ambassador of a country to China, and others.
Superior Court of California, County of Los
February 2009 to Present
Mandarin Certified Court Interpreter
-- Interpreted for the criminal, traffic, and civil (including small claims) courts of the Los Angeles Superior Court located in Alhambra
United States District Court, Central District
of California (Federal Courts, Los Angeles)
February 2009 to Present
Mandarin Court Interpreter
-- Interpreted for the criminal courts of the US District Court in Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles, Extension
April 2008 -- January 2010
Courses Taught: Simultaneous Interpretation II, Sight Translation, The Art of Translation
-- Translation and interpretation classes in preparation for the California court interpreter certification exam.
LA Institute of Translation and Interpretation
Aug. 2004 – Present
Instructor, Mandarin Translator and Interpreter
-- Taught interpretation classes including consecutive interpretation, simultaneous interpretation, sight translation in preparation for California Court Certified Interpreters Exam.
-- Translated and interpreted from Mandarin to English and from English to Mandarin for different industries such as legal, entertainment, business, sports, etc.
Los Angeles Chinese Learning
Aug. 2002 – Present
-- Personally taught beginner, intermediate, and advanced Chinese language classes to individuals and corporations
-- Initiated, managed and expanded Los Angeles Chinese Learning Center, a non-profit organization aimed at promoting cultural exchanges between the United States and China through Chinese language classes and other services.
-- Provided consultation services to legal and entertainment firms regarding issues related to Chinese culture.
Los Angeles Immigration Court, Los Angeles,
Court Mandarin Interpreter
-- Interpreted orally for immigration cases.
J. Liu & Associates, California, USA
Jun. 2002 - Aug . 2003
Industrial Bank of Japan, Beijing Branch
Oct. 2001-Feb. 2002
Risk Analyst, Business Department
Trend Investment Consulting Company Ltd.
Aug. 2001-Oct. 2001
Analyst, Market Research Department
-- Analyzed and presented buy/hold/sell recommendations for listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges to clients using fundamental and technical analysis
TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION WORKS AND ACTIVITIES
Entertainment Related Translation and Interpretation Experiences in Los Angeles
Commodity Markets Council
Chinese Simultaneous Interpreter
-- Provided simultaneous interpretation services for Dalian Commodity Exchange for the annual meeting of Commodity Markets Council
DreamWorks Animation/Ministry of Culture of
DreamWorks Animation/Party Secretary of Hubei Province, China February, 2012
-- Interpreted during visits of delegations from China.
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries,
Mandarin Simultaneous Interpreter
-- Interpreted for their 2011 conference in Los Angeles
March - April 2011
Chinese Language Coach
-- Provided Chinese language coaching services for the pilot of Exit Strategy for actor Tom Sizemore with director Antoine Fuqua.
US-China Co-Production Round Table Discussion
-- Provided Chinese/Mandarin simultaneous interpretation for US-China Co-Production Round Table Discussion held at Disney Inc.
US-China Film Summit
-- Provided Chinese/Mandarin simultaneous interpretation for the first US-China Film Summit held in Beverly Hills, CA.
Waiting In Beijing
Premiere in Los Angeles
-- Interpretation for the Director and Producer Alan Zhang
Kung Fu Panda
DVD Post Production
-- Translated and consulted for the contents of Kung Fu Panda's DVD post production relating to Chinese zodiacs.
Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
- Translation verification and translation from English to Ancient Chinese for the scripts.
Alps" - IMAX - MacGillivray Freeman Films
Mandarin Chinese Voice Consultant
-- Consulted for the Mandarin voice over of this adventure giant screen film
-- Provided translation and interpretation services during the consultation process.
-- Played a co-star role in one of the episodes of the TNT show "The Closer".
--Provided Chinese cultural consultations to one of the screenwriters, Mandarin language coaching to its actors and actresses, as well as casting assistance.
Herzog Cowen Entertainment and Chow, Yun-Fat
-- Interpreted for Mr. Chow, Yun-Fat for a Mandarin interview.
-- Provided Chinese translations of his Mandarin interview (for Quincy Jones) into English for subtitles
Mandarin Dialog Trainer
-- Trained an actor for a Mandarin sentence in "The Big Day" show.
Westside Casting Studios
Television Advertisement Interpretation and Consulting
-- Interpreted and trained casts of a Fidelity advertisement for a TV promotion targeting Chinese consumers.
-- Consulted Chinese cultural issues related to the content and language of the advertisement
Simultaneous Interpretation Experiences (Last updated July 2010)
American Association of Museums Annual Meeting
and Museum Expo
Amy Tan's Speech at AAM
Provided simultaneous interpretation services to writer and author Amy Tan
Korean “Wonder Girls” World Web World Premier
Mandarin Simultaneous Interpreter
Sunkist PR Event
-- Interpreted simultaneously for journalists form China for Sunkist's PR Event
- Interpreted simultaneously for Service Employees International Union during their conference in Los Angeles
Milken's Global Conference
- Interpreted simultaneously for some of the Chinese guests at this annual conference
Simultaneous Interpretation for a Rupert Murdoch Interview of Phoenix Television
Mar. 2004, Fox Studios
-- Simultaneous interpretation for an interview between Rupert Murdoch of News Corporation and Changle Liu, CEO of Phoenix Television
Selected Business Related Translation and
Interpretation Experiences in Los Angeles and Elsewhere
For detailed list or references of legal translation and interpretations, please contact me.
- Mandarin interpretation for BabyFirst Inc
- Mandarin interpretation for Chinese Delegation from Yangpu District, Shanghai (October 2008)
- Mandarin interpretation and Chinese translation for Chevron (May 2008)
See below for those performed in or before 2007
The Federal Reserve Bank, Los Angeles
-- Interpreted for a group of executives from the People's Bank of China
-- Interpreted for the tour during their visits to the Federal Reserve Bank in Los Angeles
Immigration Court, Los Angeles
October 2005 to 2007
Chinese Translator and Chinese Simultaneous Interpreter
-- Provided Mandarin interpretation and Chinese written translation services for the Immigration Court in Los Angeles.
-- Chinese simultaneous translation for defendants of the court.
Farmers' Insurance Group
May 2004 to 2007
-- Interpreted for nurse case manager for Mandarin speaking patients in Los Angeles County Hospital, USC University Hospital, Garfield Medical Center and other private clinics and physical therapists
-- Translated notes and medical documents as well as workers compensation policy papers to Mandarin speaking patients
and Drug Administration Experts, Los
-- Interpreted a presentation by FDA Experts to a group of Chinese pharmaceutical executives
-- Translated materials related to FDA regulations on generic drugs from English to Chinese
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business,
Los Angeles, CA
-- Interpreted for an Executive Master of Business Administration course on Advertising
-- Provided translation services to course materials from English to Chinese.
Legal Related Translation and Interpretation Experiences in Los Angeles
10 Plus Years of Extensive Experience
Language Expertise in Intellectual Property and Complex Litigation
* California State Certified Court Interpreters by the Judicial Council of California
* Federal Court Approved Interpreters;
* Professional Conference Interpreters;
* Instructors at the UCLA Legal Interpretation and Translation Program;
Satisfied clients: Paul Hastings; Latham & Watkins; Quinn Emanuel; Baker & McKenzie, CBLH, Intellectual Property Office of University of California, Los Angeles, etc.
Sep. 2001 - Present
-- Drafted monthly columns on investment trends and emerging markets
Carlos III de Madrid, Getafe (Madrid), Spain
Oct. 2000 - Aug. 2001
Economics of Organizations; Financial Analysis; Financial Economics; Statistics and Quantitative Methods; Corporate Finance; Econometrics and Time Series Analysis; Financial Institutions; Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives; International Accounting and Finance; Financial Markets and Banking; Insurance Markets; Risk Management
"The Japanese Banking Crisis and Its Policy Responses"
School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
Sep. 1999 - Jun. 2000
of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Aug. 1997 - Jun. 1999
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
City College, California, USA
Aug. 2002 - Aug. 2003
American Bar Association approved paralegal program
Eikan Japanese Language Learning Center, Beijing, China
Sep. 2001 - Feb. 2002
Carlos III de Madrid, Getafe (Madrid), Spain
Jan. 2001 - Mar. 2001
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