423: Lessons on Languages, Life & Leadership with Mike Shangkuan (CEO, Lingoda)


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In this episode, Olly speaks with Mike Shangkuan, CEO of Lingoda.

In a wide-ranging discussion, you'll hear about:

  • Growing up as a Chinese-American with a passion for languages
  • How Mike pivoted his career from banking to language tech
  • The challenges of building a tutoring business
  • Adapting language teaching for the online world

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