Rob Howard is the owner of Online Language Center, partner at Business Language Training Institute and founder of EFLtalks - teachers teaching teachers. Having run successful businesses in the United States and Brazil, he adds a different focus on the business of Business English. He has taught in companies such as Petrobras, Vale, Odebrecht, PWC, KPMG, CVM, over 50 of the largest and most prestigious law firms and financial institutions in Rio de Janeiro, as well as to university professors at UFRJ, UERJ and FGV. He is a speaker worldwide on Teacher Development, Continuing Professional Development, Online Business Retention and Image Presentation. He is President of the BRAZ-TESOL BESIG, joint Coordinator of the IATEFL BESIG Online Team, Online & Video Coordinator and Video Interviewer for the Visual Arts Circle as well as co-founder with Dorothy Zemach of the Independent Authors and Publishers Group. He has authored and coauthored several books for EFL. He was nominated for the 2016 British Council's ELTon Award for Innovation in Teacher Development.