Elizabeth is a clinical psychologist who specializes in child development, child behavior, academic achievement, and working with children and families in community settings, schools, clinics, and hospitals. She has worked with children and families for over 15 years. She is the co-founder of Ello, the first AI reading coach for children that works with real books.
Tom was the head of impact and adoption programs at Google for Education. He is involved in various organizations promoting education, including GO Public schools and Education Reimagined. Tom also has experience as an intelligence officer, product manager, and EdTech company founder. He holds a first-class honors degree in maths and psychology from Cambridge University and an MBA and MA in Education from Stanford. He has won several awards, including the Lamor prize and the Queen's medal.
Before co-founding Ello, Catalin was a PhD candidate in AI at Stanford University where he worked on social good projects and built digital therapies for developmental conditions. He co-founded and sold two ML startups, DukaConnect and Sension. He has won the Lemelson-MIT Grad Student prize, Stanford's Kennedy Medal, Forbes' 30 under 30, and Business Insider's 40 under 40. He moved to California from Germany at age 17 and now lives in SF with his partner Ruby and dog Ed.