Bernhard Niesner is the CEO and co-founder of busuu, the world´s largest online community for language learning. busuu has attracted more than 80 million learners from over 190 countries, and is growing at around 30,000 new learners per day. The London-based startup combines AI-powered language courses on desktop and mobile devices around the world. The company also offers its award-winning language courses to large international corporations such as Inditex, DHL and Adidas to train their employees. busuu has been named ‘Best Edtech Startup in Europe’ by TechCrunch.
Before starting busuu, Niesner worked as a consultant at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. Niesner recently received the ‘EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 UK Awards’ in the ‘Disruptor’ category.