Luis von Ahn

Founder and CEO of reCAPTCHA and @duolingo. Computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon.

Luis von Ahn is the co-founder and CEO of Duolingo, the most downloaded education app on iTunes and Google Play worldwide with 150 million users. He is widely recognized for having invented CAPTCHAs, receiving the prestigious MacArthur "Genius" Grant, giving popular TED talks and selling 2 companies to Google in his 20s. Luis is also a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University.

Luis has been named one of the 10 Most Brilliant Scientists by Popular Science Magazine, one of the 50 Best Brains in Science by Discovery, and one of the 100 Most Innovative People in Business by FastCompany Magazine.
Enough brainpower, so go for it, ask Luis everything!

Want to meet Luis in person? Luis is a keynote speaker at TNW NYC: