Entrepreneur. Global Citizen. Philanthropist. Travel and Technology Enthusiast. CEO of TransPerfect.

Phil Shawe is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of TransPerfect, a global family of companies and the world’s largest privately held provider of language and business services. Phil has overseen the day-to-day operations of the company for over 25 years, and grown the business from two people to an industry leader with over 4,000 employees and 100 offices worldwide.

Under Phil’s leadership, TransPerfect has received numerous awards and distinctions. The company is a seven-time honoree of the Inc. 5000 Award, a six-time honoree of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, and has earned multiple Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. Phil has been named Entrepreneur of the Year for New York City by Ernst & Young, and named to Crain’s New York prestigious “40 Under 40 list” as one of the top young executives in New York. Crain’s has also ranked TransPerfect as one of the largest privately held companies nine years in a row. TransPerfect was also named to fastest-growing lists six times by Entrepreneur.

Phil has guest lectured on Entrepreneurship at New York University and Columbia University, and is a member of the Association for a Better New York (ABNY). Previously, Phil was a member of the board of directors of The Joyful Heart Foundation, a non-profit that worked in support of survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. His philanthropic efforts include supporting over 25 causes by donating time or financial support, and he was recently named to The V Foundation for Cancer Research’s Circle of Honor.



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3 days ago
. @NYCMayor, thank you for your kind words. @TransPerfect is proud to call NYC home, and we're even more proud to be of service to @nycgov and to the local communities that make the city so vibrant and culturally diverse. We are happy to be in position to help.
4 days ago
The key to winning the next phase of the battle against COVID-19 is data. Veracuity and the ACRES collaborative are generating a portion of that data by reaching patients. We’re honored to support the multilingual aspect of the project.
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We’re so grateful that groups like Veracuity and ACRES are doing valuable research in the fight against COVID-19. " #TransPerfect Life Sciences Contributes to Pandemic Fight by Donating Translation Services for #COVID19 Patient Survey"