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Bernhard Niesner

Bernard Niesner

Co-founder & CEO of busuu

CEO & Co-Founder of busuu, the world’s largest social network for language learning with more than 60m+ users. Our vision is to enable everyone in the world to be able to learn a foreign language.

I love to constantly learn and exchange my knowledge with others. Enjoy teaching as Associate Professor at IE Business school in the area of digital marketing/entrepreneurship and to mentor our startups. Frequently invited to speak at several international conferences about edtech and entrepreneurship such as DLD, Webit Congress, Noah Conference, SIME, Noah Conference, SXSW Edtech, BETT etc.

Originally from Vienna, traveled around the world during my studies, spent 5 years in sunny Madrid and now living London where our headquarters are based.

Constantly looking out for smart, ambitious and interesting talent who want to join our exciting venture!

Specialties: web 2.0, social media, online marketing, online communities, e-learning, edtech, entrepreneurship


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