WHO WE AREAs the world’s largest localization firm, Lionbridge combines the language expertise and operational capabilities you need to engage the global consumer with the greatest impact.Leveraging our global operating model, flexible technology approach, and deep cultural expertise, Lionbridge enables brands to deliver local relevance on a global scale. Read More
Rory J. Cowan
Chairman and CEO
Prior to founding Lionbridge in 1996, Cowan was executive vice president and member of the Management Committee for R.R. Donnelley & Sons. He also was chief executive officer of Stream International Inc., a multi-billion dollar division of R.R Donnelley. Cowan joined R.R. Donnelley in 1988 as senior vice president of the Documentation Services Group, and later became group president.
Prior to Donnelley, Cowan was president and chief executive officer of CSA Press of Hudson, Mass., a 1986 acquisition of R.R. Donnelley. He also held positions at Compugraphic Corporation, in Wilmington, Mass., and London, England.
Cowan is currently a member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN). He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sielox LLC and a member of the Board of Directors of Invoke Solutions. Cowan is a member of the Board of Trustees of Deerfield Academy. Cowan served as Chairman of Interleaf until its sale to Broadvision; Chairman of FairMarket until its sale to eBay and Chairman of NewsEdge Corporation until its sale to Thompson. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Webline until its sale to Cisco. Cowan received his A.B. and M.B.A. from Harvard University.
Chief Financial Officer
Muir leads the Lionbridge global finance team and is responsible for worldwide accounting, risk management, reporting, and financial control activities of the company. Muir has more than 25 years of public company financial management and treasury experience in the technology and business services sectors, most recently as CFO of Evergreen Solar. Prior to Evergreen, Muir spent 10 years at American Power Conversion (APC), an S&P 500 company. As CFO, he facilitated APC’s growth from $400 million to $1.7 billion in revenue, directed the Company’s financial strategy, aligned worldwide business processes, and helped lead the conversion of APC from a product focus to a solutions orientation.
Prior to APC, Muir held a variety of senior financial and operational management positions including treasurer and director of finance for Stratus Computer, a multi-billion dollar provider of high-availability hardware systems. Earlier in his career, Muir held several finance and operations positions at Prime Computer and Wallace Murray Corporation. Muir is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and holds an MBA from Boston University.