Our Founders

Matthew Ramirez, CEO

Matthew Ramirez

Chief Executive Officer

Programmer and teacher of writing; expert in machine learning and natural language processing; responsible for the algorithms that drive WriteLab; award-winning writer and scholar.

Donald McQuade

Chief Learning Officer

Former president of the CCCC; recent Chair of the NWP; thought leader in composition studies; author of numerous books on writing; responsible for instructional design in WriteLab.

Frank D. Yeary

Founding Investor

Former Vice Chancellor, UC Berkeley; co-founder of Level Money, a KPCB-backed company that sold to Capital One; and leading investment banker. Current board member of eBay and Intel.

The Team

William Hausle

Chief of Product

Eric Wang

Lead Engineer

Motoki Wu

NLP Engineer

Hunan Rostomyan

Software Engineer