Making Language Learning Fun and Fulfilling

Our Mission
To enrich every learning moment for the modern young learner through technology, greater immersion, and enjoyment in language learning.
Our Vision
To open up future possibilities in this interconnected world through authentic language learning.

LingoAce Milestones

  • Founder and CEO Hugh Yao starts LingoAce in Singapore
  • Chinese Live's Advanced Program is the first product to launch
  • Opens China office in Beijing
  • Raises angel funding from Decent Capital
  • Opens Wuhan Education Research Centre in China
  • Wins Singapore SME100's Moving Companies Award
  • Raises $3M pre-series A funding from Decent Capital
  • Opens Thailand and Indonesia offices
  • Opens physical center in Singapore for Blended Learning Program
  • Raises $13M Series A funding from Shunwei Capital and Sequoia Capital India
  • More than 4,000+ teachers have taught
  • 2 million classes to learners from 100+ countries and regions
  • Opens more offices in Chengdu, China and in the SF Bay Area in the U.S.
  • Partners with Peking University Press to provide best-in-class training and resources
  • Raises $160M total in Series B and Series C rounds led by Sequoia Capital India, Tiger Global, Owl Ventures, and SWC Global.
  • GSV Edtech150 names LingoAce as one of the most transformational growth companies in digital learning

Meet Our Global Leadership Team

We're a forward-looking team of experts and experienced leaders in education and technology. Our priority is to ensure the success of our learners.

Marshall oversees finance, corporate strategy and legal at LingoAce. Previously, he worked in investment banking and venture capital at Goldman Sachs and Learn Capital. He earned his MBA from Tsinghua University and B.A. from Princeton University.

Marshall Roslyn


Hugh founded LingoAce to unlock a world of possibilities for young learners through language learning. Previously, he held leadership roles at IBM, Oracle and Salesforce. He earned his M.S. in management science and engineering and B.S. in physics engineering from Tsinghua University.

Hugh Yao

Founder & CEO

Gloria co-founded LingoAce and oversees teacher management and China operations. Previously, she taught Chinese and worked in other top education institutions. Born in a family of educators, Gloria has devoted herself to education. She earned her B.A. from Tongji University and is in an EMBA program at Peking University.

Gloria Guo

Co-Founder and Head of Academy

Zhibo oversees product vision, strategy and execution at LingoAce. Previously, he built and led multiple business units at Grab and Sea Group. He earned his M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and B.S. from National University of Singapore.

Zhibo Sun

Chief Product Officer

Aik Chuan (AC) oversees global operations in Southeast Asia at LingoAce. Previously, he led operations at Uber and Geneco Singapore and was a management consultant at McKinsey. He earned his MBA at INSEAD and B.S. from Singapore Management University.

Aik Chuan Goh

General Manager for Southeast Asia

Join the Team

With growing operations in Southeast Asia, the United States, China and Europe, we invite you to check out the many exciting career opportunities at LingoAce!

Our Values

Our values drive every decision we make and every interaction with our learners.

Our success is defined by the progress our learners make each day. We prioritize their needs in everything we do. Every moment matters.

We see it through to deliver tangible results and seek growth in everything we do. LingoAce grows, so do we.

We are constantly on the move and are ready for challenges anytime. We adapt and improve as we go.

We go further when we set no boundaries, appreciate differences, and work together as one team.

We welcome both possibilities and adversities. We think big and shape the future with our own hands.

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