ELSA Corp. is a rising star startup founded in San Francisco with engineering office in Lisbon. Our vision is to enable everyone to speak foreign languages with full confidence, which helps to reach a better life and career opportunities.
Co-Founder - CEO
MBA & M.Ed @ Stanford
Co-founded an app outsourcing agency 8yrs experience in international ops Engagement Manager, Booz & Co
Co-Founder - CTO
PhD in Speech Processing, 15yrs experience/100+ papers.
Previously a senior Speech Scientist at Telefonica research
MS Electrical Engineering @ Stanford.
30+ engineering publications. Former Google PM. YCombinator alum. Blogs about international cultures and startups.
PhD in Audio Processing
Passionate about humane applications of machine learning. Book worm and devoted yoga practitioner
PhD in Speech Processing / University of Coimbra. Interested in language learning and proficiency assessment. Has a mean slice serve, less mean at board games
Applied Statistics / University of Lisbon
Co-Created the Frappe Recommendation engine used by Mozilla
Can hold his breath for almost 2 minutes
BE Information Technology at Cochin University. 7+yrs experience in developing android apps. Love helping people | executive member of a charity organization
MSc Comp Sci @ Birkbeck, University of London. Software developer passionate about AI. Professional expat. Lived in 6 cities, 4 countries in 7 years
BE Computer Science @ Cochin University
Passionate Android Developer with 5+yrs experience . Music Lover | Technology explorer
World-leading speech recognition expert
PhD Speech Recognition (Cambridge)
Prof @ Johns Hopkins University
Creator of KALDI
World-class accent reduction coach
35+ yrs training executives and Hollywood stars. Founder of International Dialects of English Archive