Get to Know Liz
Liz Elting is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately owned language solutions company, with over $500 million in revenue and offices in more than 90 cities. Living, studying, and working in five countries by the age of 25, Liz identified a need in the translation industry to provide a service-focused enterprise that could provide end-to-end solutions for companies doing business globally, leading her to start TransPerfect out of an NYU dorm room with no outside funding. Today, the global firm has more than 4,000 employees, over 11,000 clients, including Marriott, Google, Microsoft, Apple, Ralph Lauren and Paul Weiss, and has been recognized for developing the industry standard for linguist certification as an eight-time recipient of the Inc. 5000 award, a six-time honoree of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a winner of World Trade Week’s Global Technology Award, and a recipient of multiple Stevie Awards.
Liz has been recognized as a "Woman of Power & Influence" by the National Organization for Women, an “Enterprising Woman of the Year” by Enterprising Women, a “Woman of the Year” by American Express and Entrepreneur Magazine, an “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young, a "Woman Worth Watching" by Diversity Journal, and is a recipient of the Alumni Medal for Excellence from Trinity College and the Distinguished Alumna Award from NYU's Stern Women in Business. Liz serves as a Trustee of Trinity College, an Advisory Board Member of Enterprising Women, and the Founding Ambassador to AHA’s Circle of Red. Liz is featured regularly in the media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, O (The Oprah Magazine), The Financial Times, Reader's Digest, Huffington Post, and Crain's New York Business.
Women of Power & Influence Award – National Organization of Women
Woman of the Year – American Express Entrepreneur Magazine
Entrepreneur of the Year – Ernst & Young
Woman Worth Watching – Diversity Journal
Distinguished Alumna – NYU's Stern Women in Business
Alumni Medal for Excellence – Trinity College
America's Richest Self-Made Women – Forbes
Enterprising Women of the Year Award – Enterprising Women
Entrepreneurial Excellence Award – Working Woman Magazine
In the News
Liz is featured regularly in the media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, O (The Oprah Magazine), Entrepreneur, Business Insider, The Financial Times, Reader’s Digest, Huffington Post, and Crain’s New York Business.