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Turning Language Learning Into a Game
Patronage Podcast Episode 1
Introducing Patronage, a new limited series podcast from the team behind Patron an early stage venture fund investing in a broader gaming thesis.
Join Brian Cho, Jason Yeh and Amber Atherton as we host roundtable discussions with leading builders, founders and experts who are actively working to reshape how we use the internet.
For Episode 1 we're thrilled to be joined by Bob Meese Duolingo’s Chief Business Officer and Edwin Bodge Principal Product Manager on Duolingo Max to talk about the intersection between AI x games x education. We’ll explore how Duolingo turned language learning into a hit mobile game and are now leveraging AI to make it even better.
In this Episode we Discuss:
➔ Gaming influence on Duolingo’s product and business model
➔ Singleplayer vs multiplayer learning
➔ Origin story behind Duolingo MAX, Duolingo’s AI-powered personalized learning product
➔ Broader AI impact on education and learning
➔ Much more
Episode 1 Description
Bob is Duolingo’s Chief Business Officer and Edwin is the lead product manager on Duolingo Max, Duolingo’s GPT-4 enabled personalized learning product.
In the episode Jason, Bob and Edwin discuss the gaming influence on Duolingo’s product and business model, the origin story behind Duolingo Max, and the broader impact of games and AI on education.
This show does not contain investment advice and is for entertainment purposes only.