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What does Duolingo do?

Our global team works together to make language learning fun, free, and effective for anyone who wants to learn, wherever they are. Duolingo was founded in 2011 by Luis von Ahn and Severin Hacker.

Who is the CEO of Duolingo?

Dr. Luis von Ahn is the CEO and co-founder of Duolingo. A MacArthur Fellow and co-inventor of CAPTCHAs, Luis has been named one of the 10 Most Brilliant Scientists by Popular Science Magazine and one of the 100 Most Innovative People in Business by Fast Company Magazine.

When will Patton Oswalt stream on Duolingo?

The stream will appear above on August 20, 2021. Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, actor and writer. Oswalt is known for voicing Remy in the Pixar film Ratatouille and is an avid user and fan of Duolingo products.

What does Emily Chiu do at Duolingo?

Emily Chiu is a Senior Creative Producer at Duolingo. She works on developing the cast of characters, producing content for the Stories feature, and building the world of Duolingo. She also works on videos and podcasts. Dr. Kevin Lenzo is a Senior Staff Research Scientist and co-lead of the Speech Lab.


What is Duocon 2021?

Duocon is a free global event at the intersection of language, learning, and technology. Our 2021 conference will be all-virtual but you can still expect exciting new Duolingo product and feature announcements. We’ll also share talks and interviews from leaders in language, entertainment, and tech, including a keynote with founder Luis von Ahn.

Who is Kevin Lenzo?

Dr. Kevin Lenzo is a Senior Staff Research Scientist and co-lead of the Speech Lab. He joined Duolingo in 2020 after more than a decade at Apple working in speech and language technology. He founded The Perl Foundation, is the co-author of the FestVox project and CMU FLite, and co-founder of Cepstral LLC.

Who is Angela Huang?

Angela Huang is a product designer at Duolingo. She works on the monetization team – everything related to Duolingo Plus! She studied Cognitive Science and Data Science at UC Berkeley, and loves learning about how people think and behave. Dr. Burr Settles is a Research Director at Duolingo.


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