Meet the OptiLingo Team

Our remote-based company spans the globe. From the US to Europe and all the way to Pakistan. We’re a passionate group of language learners eager to help people find an easier path toward fluency.

Jonty Yamisha

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Husband, father, language activist, Circassian and polyglot.

Jonty is a serial entrepreneur, having started and sold several ventures, ranging from software development to healthcare delivery.

Jonty earned his Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Vassar College, and holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Speaks English, German, Circassian and Russian. Is rusty in French, Arabic and dabbling in Turkish and Spanish.

Gary Spagnoli

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Marketer, programmer, entrepreneur, and traveler

Gary is an experienced marketer with deep roots in the online education and personal improvement space. He’s also an accomplished entrepreneur, having founded several marketing agencies.

Prior to entering the world of online marketing, Gary earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the City University of New York, CSI.

Speaks English, Some Spanish and JavaScript.

James De Roche

Marketing Manager

Speaks some German and French. Learning Hungarian relentlessly.

Milos Rajkovic

Customer Support Specialist

Native Serbian speaker. Hodophile who would love to reach fluency in Greek and Russian language.

Kyle Williams

Email Marketing Specialist

Speaks Spanish and daydreams of speaking Japanese amongst the cherry blossoms of Mt. Fuji.

Iryna Chumachenko

Analytics specialist

Native Ukrainian and Russian speaker. Speaks English and French, hope to speak Portuguese and German one day.

Shozab Hasan

DevOps and App Development

Native Urdu speaker and speaks English.

Yie Ng

Product Designer

Speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay. Currently learning Spanish on OptiLingo app.


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