Working languages:
English to Tagalog
English to Cebuano (Bisayan)
English to Iloko

lysander canlas
business and technical savvy, versatile

Washington, District of Columbia (DC), United States
Local time: 07:59 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English, Tagalog Native in Tagalog
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Aug 7:  I finished an ENG to TGL project, 451 words for Translators without Borders I used wordfast pro. one of my several translations for OAA ...more, + 4 other entries »
Total word count: 4201

Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management, Vendor management, Sales, Operations management
Specializes in:
Law (general)Medical (general)
Finance (general)Investment / Securities
Business/Commerce (general)Management
IT (Information Technology)Computers (general)
Mathematics & StatisticsElectronics / Elect Eng

Volunteer translations

Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 12,341
English to Tagalog - Rates: 0.15 - 0.22 USD per word / 40 - 70 USD per hour
English to Cebuano (Bisayan) - Rates: 0.15 - 0.22 USD per word / 40 - 70 USD per hour
English to Iloko - Rates: 0.15 - 0.22 USD per word / 40 - 70 USD per hour
English to Waray - Rates: 0.15 - 0.22 USD per word / 40 - 70 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 39, Questions answered: 44
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Stern School, New York Univ
Experience Years of translation experience: 16. Registered at Jul 2003. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Tagalog (American Translators Association)
English to Cebuano (Bisayan) (US resident, English educated)
English to Iloko (US resident, English educated)
English to Waray (US resident, English educated)

Memberships ATA
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, All Wordprocessing, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume Tagalog (PDF)
Training sessions attended How to Convert TMs and TermBases from one CAT TOOL's format into another (Trados/Wordfast/MemoQ/Dejavu) [download]
The price is right – pricing strategies for your translation services [download]
Professional practices lysander canlas endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
Additional Language Pairs: English / Ilokano; / Kapampangan; / Bikol (Sorsogon); Cebuano; / Ilonggo; / Chavacano (Zamboanga);/ Tausug;.

Independent professional available for interpreting or translation in Filipino (Tagalog) / English. Has translating and interpreting experience, since 2001, in Legal, Criminology, Healthcare, Engineering, Education, Public Policy fields, and Localization. Professional experience in Creative Writing, Training, Business Development, Finance, Marketing, Sales, and Information Technology.

MBA, New York University, The Stern School of Business; New York, NY
BS Electrical Engineering, Map£a Institute of Technology; Manila, Philippines

Member: American Translators Association, since 2005
The Northern California Translators Association, since 2007
Passed: Written Examination for California Certification for Tagalog Interpreting
National Futures Association Series 3 Examination
Health & Life Insurance Producer, New Jersey

Interpreting and Translating:
Secret security clearance by various Federal agencies; CA certification for electronic surveillance.

o Interpreting:
> Superior Court, Family Court: proceedings in CA: LA, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego counties; and New Jersey Essex County.
> US District Court: proceedings in Central and Southern CA districts; and, in NJ, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Puerto Rico.
> Hearings: CA Employment Development Dept, Dept of Motor Vehicles, Dept of Social Services; US Citizenship and Immigration Services; Insurance / Worker's Compensation.
> Investigations: US Dept of Justice; e.g., Vessel MARPOL cases in NJ, PA, DE and PR; Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Joint Federal and NJ Anti-Terrorism Task Force.
> Medical Evaluations and patient interview; Physicians, nurses at clinics / hospitals nationwide.
> Variety of clients via telephone.
> Moderating for marketing focus-groups.
> Business and professional conference (simultaneous).

o Translating: Uses WordFast and Trados computer-aided translation.
> Managing in-house team of part-time Translators - who have other careers - of various languages.
> Managed two large translation project -- word counts of over 40,000. One was for a major global firm, employing multiple translation teams globally, using Trados, involving Word, Excel and Adobe Illustrator files. I wrote the Style Guide for Filipino, and, functioned as the Quality Assurance editor.
> Translated technical / scientific papers and training material for global firms in engineering, industry, research and military fields.
> Developed and translated training materials for U.S. Army 09L training of interpreters. Involved learning Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Proficiency.
> Transcribed and translated audio-visual and wire-tap evidence for law enforcement agencies.
> Translated and voice-over for FBI's Ten-Finger Guide, video instructions for finger-print database; and videos of other clients.
> Captioning well-known movie and videos of other clients.
> Information flyers and posters for local and national elections, for various localities; and for various for commercial, educational and non-profit organizations, some with 24-hour turnaround.
> Auto-Leasing legal documents for CA.
> Legal notices, agreements, and, documents, e.g., notices for Class Suit; Ante-Nuptial Agreement.
> Forms, Notices and Emergency Instructions for the State of CA.
> Brochures / letters, survey forms, Interactive Voice Recognition System and Web-based data-gathering, for Pharmaceutical, Management Research, and Publishing.
> School transcripts, certificates and diplomas.

Communications and Training
o Taught English as a Second Language; Financial Training; and SAT review.
o Developed syllabi and lectures for Adult School course of Basic Accounting for Non-Finance Staff.
o Created User Manuals and Technical Documentation for computer applications, and trained users.
o Developed Curriculum, Syllabi and Workbooks for Management and IT Seminars; taught courses.

Finance and Accounting
o Assisted in managing departmental budget of $3 Million, for administration of transportation projects.
o Performed Finance and Accounting functions for clients.
o Developed integrated Investments data-bases for multi-currency portfolio accounting, performance attribution, decision-support analysis and publishing.
o Installed Accounting systems for small businesses, trained user and provide operations support.

Business Development and Marketing
o Implemented national Marketing campaign for Field Service Management services.
o Acquired client-base of small, medium and Fortune 100 firms, for Management and IT Consulting.
o Performed Operations Analysis and recommended Marketing programs, for Medical Offices.

Management and Administration
o Assisted in Project Planning, Budgeting, and Management of over $40 Million annually, for infrastructure construction and maintenance, and, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
o One of five officers who turned-around a Distribution firm with annual sales of around $2Million.

Information Systems
o Analyzed business needs and developed system design for software, data-base and web-access.
o Performed Information Technology functions for clients: evaluate, design, develop and implement systems, and train users; technology review and budgeting.
o Established secure networked computer and telecommunications systems, using assorted hardware.

BULKAN MANAGEMENT SERVICES, Brea, CA; Partner; Owner 1985-96; 2001 - Present
English/Filipino Interpreting/Translating; Creative Writing; Management and IT consulting, administration, business development, and, marketing.

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, Chantilly, VA; Management Analyst July 2006 - June 2007
Assisted in planning, budgeting and managing Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects.

CLEMENTE CAPITAL, INC., New York, NY; Consultant, Technology and Management 1997 - 2000
Assisted in Finance, Accounting, Business Development, and Marketing of Investment Management firm.

THE PRUDENTIAL-BACHE SECURITIES CORP., New York, NY; Vice President 1981-1985
Managed staff providing business and technical support to professional groups: customer service, sales and marketing, brokerage, and, trading. Initiated corporate use of micro-computers.
Keywords: business, finance, legal, computers, electrical, internet, copywriting, training

Profile last updated
Apr 10

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