About Us

Founded in the Silicon Valley, CA in 2005, SinoTrans International is committed to serving as your unique bilingual gateway to bridge the language and cultural barrier between the US and Asian marketplace worldwide. We specialize in delivering high-quality, reliable and accurate Asian doc, web, software localization services for all major industries, including high-tech, legal, financial and medical industries. We currently offer most major Asian languages, including Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese.

Thomas Shou, Founder

Thomas ShouBorn and raised in the USA, Thomas is a senior Chinese translation consultant with over 10 years of translation/interpretation experience in both US and Asia, as well as over 5 years of experience in managing high-tech marketing communication projects. In the summer of 2005, Thomas established SinoTrans International, a full-service multilingual agency that specializes in delivering high-quality, reliable and accurate Asian document/website/software localization solutions for all type of industries.

Prior to founding SinoTrans International, Mr. Shou worked for six years as a marketing communications specialist in the high-tech industry, which included founding his first company, Steadfast Communications, a full-service marcom and technical writing consultancy, and serving as a senior marcom specialist at KLA-Tencor. At KLA, he oversaw all marcom projects for the firm's entire lithography-related product line. He began his marcom career in Chinese high-tech startups in the nineties. He has a Master’s degree in Modern Chinese Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Reed College in Portland, Oregon.

Our Team

Our international team of experienced and dedicated Asian translation specialists are all native Asian and/or English speakers who possess at least one university degree, strong technical backgrounds and over 10 years of combined industry translation experience for all major industries. Some of our major clients include Oracle, KLA-Tencor, Microsoft, eBay, IBM, HP, Yahoo!, AOL, Infineon Technologies AG, Fish & Richardson P.C., STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, US Department of Justice, US Internal Revenue Service, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Synopsys Beijing.