From engineers to engineers

Transifex was founded in 2009 after being incubated while founder and CEO Dimitris Glezos participated in Google’s Summer of Code. The company is, at its heart, both global and digital — with engineers on two continents and customers in over 30 countries representing over 17,000 projects with 170,000 users, localizing content in more than 150 languages.


Dimitris Glezos

Dimitris Glezos

Founder, CEO

Dimitris founded Transifex and developed the first version of the product. He studied Computer Engineering and researched AI & Fuzzy logic for his PhD. In the weekends, you’ll either find him rock climbing or cooking.

Antonio J. Espinosa

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

With a passion for entrepreneurship, Antonio has a successful history of leveraging his technology background to the art of business – on five different continents. His hobbies include photography and sports.
Diego Zacarão

Diego Búrigo Zacarão

Head of Engineering

Diego is the software translation expert around here. He is a Computer Science graduate with extensive experience in software localization, community architecture and IT management.

Antonios Garnelis

Designer, Head of Product

With both a technical and creative background Antonios has been working on the User Experience and Architecture of the product. He is a former 3D designer and loves visual arts.


Until recently Transifex had been growing primarily through word-of-mouth from within the developer and open source community. As one of the leading localization platforms, Transifex is pleased to partner with these well-respected venture firms.

As one of the world’s largest and most active venture capital firms, NEA has developed deep domain expertise and insight into key industries of focus. They channel that knowledge into every technology and healthcare investment we make — at any stage, in any location, around the globe.
Toba Capital was founded by Vinny Smith with the observation that a VC firm comprised solely of senior software executives would be uniquely positioned to identify promising companies and enable their success.
Arafura Ventures was formed by Joe Kennedy and Marc Philips for the specific purpose of establishing an investment fund focused on US based technology startups and early stage companies.

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