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Overcome the Barrier, INC

AI enabled platform that turns ordinary people into cost-effective personalized English instructors and expands their number to match the demand of 2B learners.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2016
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Find native English speakers who want to make money on the side
Train them how to teach using our platform
Allow English Learners to book these teachers online
Provide personalized content, Teacher Efficacy, ROI
Take 20% cut per lesson


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    CTO- technical Co-Founder

    platform development. Bradly is from St. Louis, USA, but currently calls Buenos Aires, Argentina home. He is responsible for all things related to technology, including the company website, client platforms, and data and analytics. His prior experience includes TV production and the US Department of State.

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    Head of Business Development

    Formerly Associate Director, in Large Pharmaceutical Company in Japan and now Head of Global Business Development at OCTB and Board Member. Steffen is based in Tokyo, Japan. He is responsible for delivering a superior experience to our learners on a global basis, by building and sustaining close relationships with our customers. His previous experience includes corporate HR, Learning & Development, and language training.

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    Founder and CEO

    Vladimir Kovin – CEO. Vladimir is from Russia, and currently resides in Boston, USA. An accountant by trade, CPA, prior to this, he worked at Goldman Sachs and Citi. Vladimir designed and developed the OCTB Method wanting to bring accountability to language learning. After 9 years, Vladimir has overseen the company's expansion into Asia, Europe and Latin America.

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