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Dr. Michael Amadio is a native Italian speaker with native-like command of the English language. He was born, raised and formally educated in Italy. He is a graduate of the University of Genoa, School of Engineering, class of 1962. He has a doctorate degree in Marine and Mechanical Engineering. After a temporary work stay of two years in the United States in the late sixties, he moved permanently to this country in 1972 and became a U.S. citizen in 1975.

Michael has an excellent knowledge of the Italian language acquired through 18 years of schooling in Italy. He has an equally good knowledge of the English language acquired in working for American companies and living continuously in the United States for almost 20 years. In addition, he has successfully completed several English courses at local colleges. He has excellent communication skills in both languages and has always had a strong interest in writing. His credits include numerous books and articles published in both Italian and English.

Michael's professional career includes technical, managerial and executive positions with emphasis on product development, marketing and sales for high technology companies. He is particularly familiar with technical documentation (user manuals, technical reference manuals, product literature, catalogs) and business communications and management (contracts, proposals, sales brochures, sales training, advertising). He has done free-lance translation work at the professional level since 1981.

Certified active member of the American Translators Association.


Michael A. Amadio
ATA Certified Active Member
PMB 445, 8335 Winnetka Avenue, Winnetka, CA 91306
Phone: 818.882.5318, Fax: 818.882.5318
mike@amadioinc.com
March 2006