Dr. Ziyun Xu obtained a BA in English Language and Literature at the Shanghai International Studies University, an MA in Conference Interpreting at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and a PhD cum laude in Translation and Intercultural Studies at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain).
He is a certified court interpreter for New York’s United Court System, and has provided extensive interpreting services for both Berkeley Law School and premier American law firms such as K&L Gates and Finnegan.
Dr. Xu serves as an expert reviewer for Perspectives: Studies in Translatology, one of the premier journals in the field. Dr. Xu has trained in interpreting in the US, Europe and China, and has more than 1,000 days of conference and legal interpreting experience to his credit. He has worked for high-profile figures in the spheres of politics, business and academia, including three Nobel Prize laureates, US Secretaries of State, Bill Gates and Tim Cook.