Michael Shangkuan

CEO at Lingoda
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Michael is the current CEO of EdTech startup Lingoda, a Mountain Partners portfolio company. He has been with the company for almost two years. Lingoda is an online language school which offers English, German, French and Spanish lessons with live native teachers. Prior to that journey, he was the CEO of Terra Education and holds an MBA from Harvard.

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  • We want the whole world to be learning languages. That is our vision. We only run classes that are profitable. We can’t answer if we are profitable, but we’re not hugely unprofitable. For me as an entrepreneur trying to provide a great product, that is the bellwether, and why we are focused on delivering on our original vision. One in which it does take teachers and real quality experiences and being able to repeat that online.

    25 June 2021
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