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We’re the Vocab1 team. Nice to meet you!

The Vocab1 Team

Vocab1 was made possible by our amazing team of talented engineers, designers, marketers, business operators, and writers.

Marc
CEO

Company founder Marc Slater uses his 15 years of software and online business experience to keep Vocab1 moving forward, and spends his free time with his kids, his guitar, and his favorite books.

Gregory
Senior Product Engineer

After receiving a Bachelors in Software Engineering with Honours, Gregory became Vocab1’s server coding guru. He enjoys playing board games, but when the weather’s good, he’s outside rock climbing.

Rick
Business Development Manager

Rick’s decade of experience in marketing and business development makes him an important member of the Vocab1 team, and his Shih Tzu and German Spitz dogs think he’s pretty great, too!

Veda
Designer

Interface design expert, and former computer teacher, Veda creates Vocab1’s websites and graphics, and continues her creativity at her 5-dog home by following art and fashion trends.

Neil
Senior Product Engineer

Basketball enthusiast Neil is Vocab1’s front end coding guru. He spends many long hours at the computer at work – and at home, he’s still on the computer, playing video games!

Arianna
Online Community Manager

Arianna (Yan) won several academic honors before joining Vocab1. Yan brings her knowledge of marketing and investment to the team. In her free time, she enjoys playing basketball and softball.

Gideon
Junior Product Engineer

Anyone who’s been named Programmer of the Year is welcome on the Vocab1 team, and Gideon is no exception! At work, he uses a computer keyboard; at home, it’s a piano keyboard.

Jomelyn
Junior Product Engineer

Having achieved academic success with a Magna Cum Laude in Computer Science, Jomelyn is a vital part of Vocab1’s dev team. She spends her free time playing Scrabble and watching movies.

Elvijane
Accountant

CPA Elvijane took top honors at university and uses her skills to keep Vocab1’s finances straight. Away from work, she likes to travel, enjoys board games, and plays a mean game of badminton!

Bryan
Technical Integration Manager

Bryan brings a background in risk management and computer technology to the Vocab1 roster, and when he’s not at work he’s at home cooking for his baby boy, or out enjoying nature.

Oliver
Support Engineer

Self-described basketball fanatic Oliver is a specialist in online retail business strategies and ecommerce. When he’s not working with Vocab1’s top-rated customer service department, he enjoys travel and photography.

Phil
Customer Relations Manager

Phil walked from Land’s End to John O’ Groats (1,880km!) before joining the Vocab1 team. Phil has over 20 years experience in sales and customer service. He also loves technology and music.

Elizabeth
Content Expert

Writer and editor Elizabeth enjoys contributing to Vocab1’s success from wherever she happens to be (France, Italy, Norway, the UK, and the USA most recently). She is also an expert cheese maker.

Paul
Marketing Strategist

Serial entrepreneur Paul Hayes has been responsible for launching 3 startups. Paul’s specialty is the creation and of marketing strategy. In his spare time Paul can be found on the Ski slopes in the Swiss Alps.

Polina
Writer

Since finishing her Linguistics degree, Polina has accumulated 5 years experience as a top blogger, copywriter, and editor. Polina loves to write interesting articles and blog posts. She is also fond of yoga, swimming and travelling.