Ekaterina Matveeva

Linguist, polyglot, serial entrepreneur, educator, among 30 Global Leaders of 2019 in the region of Europe-Africa. Ekaterina is the founder and CEO of award-winning startup Amolingua. In 2015 it was selected among TOP 20 hottest startups of the world by StartUP Open and CNBC.
She is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur, a TEDx speaker, and an online learning designer. In 2016 she was selected in the Scottish national scheme “Scotland Can Do” to take part in the MIT & Harvard business programme focused on scaling companies.
Since then, Ekaterina has been developing Amolingua around the globe, building the team, and focusing on the Latin American market.
Ekaterina dedicates her time to teaching and experimenting with content for language learning. She is the author of the “Pitch to Win” and “Genius of Accents” premium video courses. Also, she is the Russian National Hackathon Team pitch coach, a best-selling author of 3 books, and a podcaster.
She is a researcher developing her theory “Language Alter Ego” and a university professor leading executive programmes in effective communication and soft skills in foreign languages.
She often plays the role of an advisor, mentor, or judge in international startup competitions and accelerators. Since 2016 she has been facilitating 3 Day StartUp programmes across continents. She is open to collaborating with projects that combine education and technology for a better future.
She is passionate about languages and cultures. She still finds time to learn languages for specific purposes, currently, she speaks 9 at different levels, and you can check out her entertaining podcast “Adventures of a curious linguist” about her global travels and linguistic discoveries.
Ekaterina has been training top speakers across the world from TEDx to Singularity University to present their innovative ideas in foreign languages. She is on a mission to create a better connected multicultural multilingual world.