Simone Crosignani worked as a video game journalist for 15 years before moving to the public relations department of Sony Computer Entertainment in Italy. At Sony he handled enthusiast and online media, working on the launch campaigns of PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3 and 100+ games. In 2006 Simone moved to Binari Sonori, a translation and audio production company, now part of Keywords Studios. In 2016 he joined Jinglebell Localization, the game localization spin-off of audio production powerhouse Jinglebell Communication. Simone has been a member of the International Game Developers Association localization group since day one and has been vice-chair of the group since 2013.