Teaching English One Conversation at a Time with the Cambly App

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A staggering 1.5 billion people all over the world are actively trying to learn English as an additional language, which can be difficult without access to a regular conversation partner. Enter Sameer Shariff, Co-founder and CEO of Cambly, a networking platform that allows students from around the globe to interact with English-speaking tutors. Hear Sameer describe the innovative technology behind the app and how its simple, fun design positions students for success.

Tune in to learn:

  • What is Cambly and what inspired its formation? (02:11)
  • How Cambly built its community of tutors (8:20)
  • Comparing Cambly with other language apps (18:40)
  • Why Cambly is going “all in” on English learning (27:00)

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About the Guest:

Sameer Sharif f is the Co-founder and CEO of Cambly, a networking platform that allows students from all over the world to interact with English-speaking tutors. Prior to Cambly, Sameer worked as a software engineer at Google and Blip.me. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, and his MS in Computer Science from Harvard.

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