Kara Warburton

Kara Warburton

Terminologist, professor, trainer, and consultant in

Terminology Management

Based in Canada and the USA

Services provided world-wide


Kara Warburton is an internationally-recognized expert with 25 years experience in developing and managing terminology databases and other types of lexical data and micro-content. Well versed in international standards for language resources, she also delivers professional training workshops and teaches university courses in terminology management, localization, and related subjects. 

Kara has developed a unique approach based on her view that any form of micro-content can be leveraged to improve the way companies or organizations communicate -- and compete -- globally. She takes the classical notion of "terminology management" to new levels and multiplies the benefits and the ROI for the organizations that she serves.

Kara authored the only book ever published that describes practical approaches for  managing terminology and other forms of micro-content in production settings:

The Corporate Terminologist


News and Upcoming Events

Kara will be a keynote speaker at the International Conference Terminology in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Global Communications, to be held in Malaysia September 4-5, 2024.


Career Highlights


  • MA and PhD in Terminology Management
  • Leading expert in standards for terminology and other language resources at ISO TC37
  • Consultant to over 25 companies and organizations
  • Trainer in professional workshops for terminologists
  • Prolific author and conference presenter on terminology management, localization, and related topics
  • Offers online courses in terminology management
  • Holder of a patent in terminology extraction
  • Bilingual (English-French)