Barbara Inge Karsch is the owner of BIK Terminology, a terminology consultancy and training company.
Since 2010, she has been providing terminology training, terminology development and implementations of terminology management systems for Microsoft, Intel, Facebook, the Council of the EU, and others. She draws on her extensive experience working in-house as English and German terminologist for Microsoft and J.D. Edwards.
Barbara completed both a BA and MA in translation and interpretation and has done PhD-level research in terminology management. She is Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University, Adjunct Instructor at the Middlebury Institute at Monterey and has taught at KU Leuven at Antwerp, Belgium, and the University of Washington.
As US delegate to ISO TC 37, Barbara is leading the revision of ISO 12616 (Translation-Oriented Terminography). Barbara has dual citizenship from Germany and the United States and has moved back and forth between her home countries several times. She volunteers as a puppy raiser for Summit Assistance Dogs and lives in Woodinville, WA, with her partner.
Barbara Inge Karsch can be reached at bikterminology[at]gmail.com.