Fluent in 3 Months is run by a team of dedicated language lovers from different countries around the world. We’re proud of our diverse set-up.
The Fi3M Leadership Team
Benny Lewis, Founder and CEO
Benny is a fun-loving Irish guy, full-time globe trotter and international bestselling author. Benny believes the best approach to language learning is to speak from day one.
Speaks: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Esperanto, Mandarin Chinese, American Sign Language, Dutch, Irish
Lauren Lewis, Operations Manager
Lauren directs operations and manages finances at Fluent in 3 Months to make sure everything runs smoothly. She’s a researcher and writer. She loves good coffee and New York, and dreams of owning a dog.
Learning: Esperanto, Russian
Bálint Kőrösi, CTO
Bálint oversees all the tech at Fluent in 3 Months, and makes sure we have the data we need. He lives in Hungary, loves hot chilli sauces, good wine, jetfuel strong black coffee and old school video games. He likes to work from the solace of his backyard.
Speaks: Hungarian, English, German, Spanish
David Masters, CMO
David leads our marketing strategy, content, and product development. His favourite things are time with his family, walking his dog on the beach, and board games.
Speaks: English, French
The Fi3M Support & Tech Team
Kittichai Boonthong, “The Duke”, Technical Assistant
Contact our support team, and you’ll get in touch with Kittichai. He has 5 dogs, enjoys playing video games and eating medium-rare steaks. On top of that, he recently changed his keyboard layout to Colemak.
Speaks: Thai, English, Lao, Japanese
Shannon Kennedy, Language Encourager
As well as being our Language Encourager, Shannon develops products for Fi3M. She is currently based in Southern California where she performs as a professional musician. Her passions are cooking, reading, traveling and sharing her adventures in language learning.
Speaks: English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Italian
Learning: Korean, Russian, Croatian, Japanese
David Csere, Designer
David is the one who rules shapes, fonts and colours at Fi3M. Currently he lives in Hungary, but he's diligently building an off-grid camper van to live everywhere.
Speaks: Hungarian, English
Learning: French, Norwegian, Maori
The Fi3M Content Team
James Johnson, Social Media Manager
James currently lives in Germany where he writes about being a freelance writer and expat. You'll find him travelling, playing Rugby or making awful dad jokes.
Speaks: English, German
Holly Keenan, Content Developer
Holly manages our video production process. She’s a Canadian language lover and software developer who also enjoys baking, playing the guitar and trumpet, and traveling to warm places. She currently lives in California.
Speaks: English, French, Thai, Portuguese
George Millo Ayancan, Content Developer
George is an entrepreneur, coder, bookworm, guitarist, metalhead, and language enthusiast. He's lived in five countries, travelled to forty more, and currently resides in his hometown of Oxford, England.
Speaks: English, French, Spanish, German
Learning: Portuguese, Vietnamese, Arabic
Joseph Lemien, Researcher
Joseph loves reading, new foods, and long walks on the beach. He has spent time in China, Spain, and Brazil, and in the future he hopes to continue travelling and learning.
Speaks: Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, English