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Our names are central to our unique identities, and saying them correctly is the first step in connecting with, respecting, and appreciating one another.
NameCoach aims to solve the common problem of name mispronunciation and gender pronoun communication in as many critical settings as possible.
NameCoach provides a simple and effective solution: audio name pronunciations embedded online to easily learn and remember how to say them. Perfectly.
Founder & CEO
After hearing his sister’s name mispronounced at her college graduation, Praveen felt compelled to develop the initial NameCoach product, while finishing his Ph.D. at Stanford. Prior to building NameCoach, Praveen pursued studies in Biochemistry, Physics, History, and Philosophy and holds degrees from Harvard (B.A.), Columbia (M.A.), Cambridge (MPhil) and Stanford (Ph.D.).
Chief Data Scientist
Cynthia has extensive experience producing data and AI products for new markets. Prior to joining NameCoach, she worked as VP of Data Science at Scoutible, and as Lead Data Scientist at TalkIQ (acquired by DialPad). Cynthia earned a Ph.D. from Stanford in Neural Network Modeling and Cognitive Neuroscience and holds a B.A. in Mathematics, Computer Science and Psychology from Univ. of Pennsylvania.
Head of Growth
Jon leads NameCoach’s growth and customer success teams, including building the company’s significant footprint in the K-12 and Higher Ed markets, as well as its expansion into the broader corporate markets. Prior to joining NameCoach, Jon was VP of Business Development at Proctorio, where he scaled the sales team from its inception. Before Proctorio, Jon held sales leadership positions at American Express.