Sid is our resident hyperpolyglot. He grew up in Brazil and after some journeying around the world, he now lives an exciting life in New York where he works as a Sugar Trader.
Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company established to catalyse breakthrough performance for individuals and senior teams. In addition, he has also developed a unique and integrated approach to learning that gives people the means to acquire language or complex technical knowledge in short periods of time.
Some people just don’t have the language learning gene.” To prove that this statement is patently untrue is Benny Lewis’s life mission. A monoglot till after leaving university, Benny now runs the World’s most popular language learning blog and is learning Egyptian Arabic which will be language number twelve, or maybe thirteen. But who’s counting?
Elsa Kim is speaking in behalf of Words With Bears- the winning team at the 2011 Women2.0 Bay Area Startup Weekend. Elsa is a co-founder of Words With Bears, a language learning software platform that uses the groundbreaking Kinect to teach language through action. The vision of the company is to innovate at the intersection of education, learning games, and Kinect technology.