Jocelyn Lai was Appointed as Director of Talent Acquisition at Duolingo

Date of management change: January 15, 2019 

What Happened?

Pittsburgh, PA-based Duolingo Appointed Jocelyn Lai as Director of Talent Acquisition


About the Company

Duolingo is the world`s most popular way to learn languages online with over 300 million users. Founded in 2011 by crowdsourcing pioneer Luis von Ahn and Severin Hacker` it is the most downloaded Education app on iOS and Android and has been awarded Apple`s iPhone App of the Year and Android's Best of the Best. With the mission to bring ‘free language education to the world` we’re building a future in which the highest-quality education is accessible to all. Our approach is simple — language learning should be fun` personalized` and based on science. Duolingo has raised US $108.3 million to date from investors including Union Square Ventures` New Enterprise Associates` Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers` Capital G (formerly Google Capital) and most recently` Drive Capital.


About the Person

Jocelyn Lai is Director of Talent Acquisition at Duolingo. Previously, Jocelyn held various senior HR leadership roles in the industry.


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