LEADING TEAM

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Lana Tockus, Ph.D.

CEO

Co-Founder

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Lana has more than 10 years experience in the ed-tech field. She holds B.Sc. in Mathematics & Computer Science, M.Sc. in Computer Science, and Ph.D. in Science Education, all from the Hebrew University. During 2018, Lana Co-Founded Bilanga, a company in the field of Educational Technology.

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Michal Etzion, Ph.D.

CTO and VP R&D

Co-Founder

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Michal is an expert in the field of computational linguistics algorithms. She holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science, all from the Hebrew University. Michal brings with her over 20 years of management & tech experience in leading companies.

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Hadar Abramovich, MBA

VP Business & Strategy

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Hadar has 10 years of experience in Marketing & Strategic Development, including +8 years in Asia. Hadar has previously built Sodastream Korea from scratch, led a voice-tech blockchain project and initiated a startup project at LG Electronics. She holds MBA from Korea University, where she received a Dean's award to study at UCLA Anderson.

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Prof. Ari Rappoport

Scientific Advisor

Co-Founder

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Ari is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Hebrew University. His area of expertise are NLP and Machine Learning. One of his papers was included in Time Magazine's list of the Best Inventions of 2010 and 5th best in the software category.

ADVISORS

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Michael Sperling, Ph.D.

Michael has more than 40 years of experience as a software expert and entrepreneur.  He received his Ph.D. in computer science from the Courant Institute.  After consulting to Citibank for a number of years, Michael founded and sold two data mining companies. During that period, he was granted 3 patents in the fields of similar document detection and query expansion. Most recently, Michael has been working in the new field of Digital Humanities, applying NLP to ancient Jewish texts in such areas as Social Network Analysis and Author Attribution.

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John Lowe

John has worked in education in Japan for more than 30 years and has been located in Tokyo since 2000.  He was Asia ELT Director for Cengage/National Geographic Learning for more than 13 years, building sales and marketing teams in 12 territories across Asia. John led deep educational research projects for several companies, including Oxford University Press, Audible USA, Berlitz International,  e-Future Korea and McGraw Hill. In Japan, he helped establish RISE Global schools in Tokyo and was a Board Director of the RISE/CELM JV company.

THE TEAM

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Takako Inoue

Japan Market, Coordinator

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Sharon Daniely

Software Developer

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Carmi Ben-Orr

QA Manager

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Yotam Yered

User Experience Designer

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Solange Benasulin

Image Designer

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Riva Cooper

Product Integrator

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Alison Hines

Content Manager

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Bruno Neves

Full Stack Engineer

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Hye-Jung Kim

Korea Market, Coordinator

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Yocheved Rothstein

Software Engineer

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Luiz Landal

Media & QA

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Eliot Sperling

Product Quality Assurance

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Nitay Rappoport

Product Manager

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Chiedu Egbumokei

Software Developer

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Shelley Brinn

English Content Expert

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Lucas Lima

Full Stack Engineer

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Lillian Daghash

Content Writer

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Cathy Kadish

Content Writer

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INVESTORS

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PARTNERS & CUSTOMERS

K-12 | Higher Education | Book Publishers | Information Services | EdTech Companies 

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NEWS

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MagniLearn, an AI-based 100% personalized platform for teaching English, is rapidly expanding in Japan

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MagniLearn is Bringing the AI Revolution to Textbooks

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Microsoft picks Israeli AI-based learning startup Magnilearn for education initiative
 

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MagniLearn uses AI to help students learn new languages, raises $2.8M

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MagniLearn’s CEO, Dr. Lana Tockus, in an interview at a leading Business & Economy newspaper in Korea