Human connection drives Lingo Live
Founder & CEO Lingo Live
Tyler is passionate about bringing the world closer together through meaningful human connections. As a leader, he experienced firsthand the transformative power of one-on-one coaching and built Lingo Live to marry the meaningful human connection of a private coach with the efficacy of skills-based development.
Prior to starting Lingo Live in 2012, Tyler co-founded an internationally-focused mentorship program based for multilingual youth in New York City and worked as an analyst for GE Energy Financial Services.
He lives in Dallas, TX with his wife and two kids and when he’s not spending time with them, he enjoys boxing, hanging out with his extended family, and traveling.
VP Marketing Lingo Live
Sara is Vice President of Marketing for Lingo Live. She is a marketing executive with over 15 years of experience in marketing focused on product marketing and demand generation in the technology sector with experience in fintech, ed-tech, legal tech, Crypto, and entertainment. Sara is responsible for setting and implementing Lingo Live’s marketing strategy for lead initiatives, product initiatives, and corporate communications initiatives.
Prior to joining Lingo Live, Sara built an impeccable record in engaging diverse stakeholders in developing world-class go-to-market strategies and product value creation in organizations ranging from startups (Sixup, Bill.com, and Evisort) to Fortune 500 enterprises (Oracle, Cisco).
Sara graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Biomechanics, Boston University with an M.S. in Physical Therapy, and an MBA from Georgetown University. She has had past work experience as a physical therapist and animator and enjoys running, cooking, and traveling.
Sara is based in San Francisco, CA.
VP Product Lingo Live
Shawn’s professional work has taken him on a winding path through industries ranging from video games, consumer electronics, and business oriented SaaS platforms where his drive to build engaging people-first products led him to create compelling solutions for consumers and businesses. With experience building and leading product teams at small and large organizations his expertise in designing monetization systems in free-to-play games and SaaS services, developing new products and iterating existing products, implementing process-driven analytics, and empathetic, DEI aligned, people management has resulted in building substantial business outcomes for his companies, including propelling a start up to unicorn status.
When relaxing, Shawn spends his time doing street photography, running and cycling, and working with a local non-profit theatre as a board member.
VP of Coaching and People
Jen is passionate about helping employees and clients become successful through coaching, leadership development and performance enhancement. As a leadership coach and HR executive, Jen has experience building coaching and development programs that help achieve goals and deliver outcomes at the individual and organizational level.
Prior to joining Lingo Live, Jen worked in several industries including financial services, hospitality, education management and non-profit. She has been fortunate to live, work and study in the US, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Jen is an ICF certified coach and holds the role of President-Elect for the ICF Southern Nevada Chapter. She holds an MBA from HEC Paris, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from James Madison University. She lives with her family in Las Vegas, Nevada and loves to spend her free time running with her friends in the Las Vegas Runners club.
Board of Directors
Founder at Malida Advisors Fandom
Natasha is an accomplished leader with global human resources and talent acquisition experience in both entrepreneurial and established companies. She is passionate about leveraging people strategies to drive business growth and energized by opportunities to lead organization change, drive innovative solutions, coach leaders to success and develop strong HR teams.
Chief Executive Officer Degreed
Chris held executive positions at Zinch and Chegg before becoming COO of Degreed in 2013. He has extensive experience in business operations and leading organizations. A true east-coaster at heart, Chris graduated from Northeastern University in 2002 and continued on to Harvard Business School where he graduated in 2009 with his MBA. Outside of Degreed, he is passionate about Boston sports and disrupting the future of higher education.
Amit A. Patel
Managing Director Owl Ventures
Owl Ventures is a San Francisco Bay Area based venture capital fund that invests in the world’s leading learning companies and backs entrepreneurs with solutions that seek to meaningfully maximize lifelong learning.
Chief Revenue Officer Lattice
Dini Mehta is the Chief Revenue Officer at Lattice, where she leads the company’s Revenue Organization. Dini is an operator at heart with deep expertise scaling startups in the hyper growth phase across various GTM functions. She is passionate about building high performing and diverse teams with a strong culture, leading with authenticity, and sustainably scaling revenue engines from the ground up. Before joining Lattice, Dini was most recently at Drawbridge, acquired by Linkedin in 2019, for over 5 years where she scaled the global sales organization to 80 employees and over $120M+ in revenue.