Our diverse team of language experts, artists and software engineers from top software and publishing companies such as The Learning Company, Harcourt School Publishers, and Hallmark embrace a singular vision - to make online language learning fast, fun and incredibly effective!
Natasha focuses on the overall organizational strategy, product development, and operations. Previously she held senior management positions at The Learning Company, Mattel Interactive, and SkillSoft.
Natasha has a B.S. in Computer Science from Moscow State University.
John enjoys the creation and expansion of course offerings at Language Treks. He began his career at The Learning Company developing educational software programs and later worked at Harcourt School Publishers as a New Media Manager.
John received a M.A. in Computer-based Education from Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo.
Kathleen implements marketing and design strategies, as well as communicative processes, with an eye on creating innovating products that engage learners.
A former in-house designer at Hallmark, Kathleen has a Fine Arts Degree from the Columbus College of Art and Design.
Andrei designs and builds Language Treks software. Previously, he held the position of senior engineer at The Foreign Language Division of The Learning Company.
Andrei has a B.S. in Computer Science from Moscow Engineering Physics University.
Jim creates the interface design and overall graphical look for our products. Jim worked at leading software companies including IBM, Edmark and Riverdeep as a senior lead artist.
Jim has a B.A. degree in Fine Arts from Montana State University.
Leah works on everything from creating and editing videos to making podcast and lesson worksheets.
Leah is a senior at the University of Tennessee where she is pursuing a B.S. degree. In her free time, she loves travel, fashion and lattes.
Aaron oversees our customer service team and the Student Treks blog. He has a degree in Communications from the University of TN.
Aaron loves to travel and has visited the Spanish speaking countries of Mexico, Spain, and Peru. He likes trivia games and playing hockey.
Nikolai works on the front-end developer of our web site. He is also a musician, artist and outdoors person with a passion for mountain climbing.
Nikolai graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in History.
Joseph is part of our content development team and excels at creating high quality support materials for schools, homeschool families and individuals.
Joseph has a Bachelor of Arts in English and Studio Art from the University of Tennessee. He has traveled extensively in Europe and enjoys learning about culture.
Tamee is the voice of Cristina in the Discover Spanish podcasts.
She grew up in Vienna, Austria and speaks several languages.
Alex is the voice of Johnny in Discover Spanish.
He grew up in Miami, Florida and is of Cuban ancestry. Alex has a love of languages and Spanish culture.
Rebecca helps teachers to use our software in the classroom and works with schools to improve our product.
Rebecca is an avid snowboarder who loves the outdoors.