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Swift Education Systems

DiLL is an all-software language lab system that helps language teachers manage the classroom and facilitate live speaking activities.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Education
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website swifteducation.com

Company Summary

Swift Education System is a Chicago based educational technology startup. The focus of our efforts is DiLL, an all-digital, non-proprietary alternative to the traditional language lab. Our customers are US and global K-12 and higher education institutions with foreign/world language programs.

Team

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    Louie Yifan Huang
    CEO

    CEO/Co-Founder, Swift Education Systems, '12 - Present

    Experienced Associate, PwC Advisory (Diamond Advisory Services), '11

    Business Analyst -> Associate, Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, '08-'10
    - Client engagements: Hospira, CitiCards, AARP, Goldman Sachs, InterContinentalExchange (ICE)

    Fulbright Fellow to People's Republic of China, '07-08

    Northwestern BA '07 (Political Science & History)

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    Zachary Paul Schneirov
    CTO

    CTO/Co-Founder, Swift Education Systems, '12 - Present

    Software Developer, Multimedia Learning Center, Northwestern University - '04-'11

    Northwestern BA '04 (Computer Science and Cognitive Science)

    - Co-creator of DiLL
    - Creator of Notational Velocity (a very popular open-source note-taking app for Macs - "Best Syncing Note-Taker for Apps" according to LifeHacker, http://bit.ly/mAt5UU)
    - Hacking on the Mac platform since System 7

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    William Thomas Nelson
    Secretary/VP

    Co-Founder, Swift Education Systems, '12 - Present

    Independent Web / Software Developer, '08-'11
    - TasteBuddy, a $200K angel-funded iOS mobile restaurant / dish discovery app
    - Collaborative Drug Discovery, an Eli Lilly cloud drug discovery spinoff

    Northwestern BA '07 (Political Science)

Advisors

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    Ben Kern, McGuireWoods
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Accretive Tax Advisors, Lori Bush (LedgerKey)
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

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    Founders
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