• Oct 03, 2018

Alelo Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Develop Virtual Cultural Awareness Trainers

The Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) has awarded Alelo Inc. a multi-year contract to expand and enhance DLNSEO’s suite of Virtual Cultural Awareness Trainers (VCATs). VCATs are simulation-based learning environments that help military personnel quickly develop the cultural skills that they will need when working overseas. The total value of the contract when fully funded will be over $8 million.

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  • Jun 18, 2018

Alelo Language and Culture Training Featured in MS&T Magazine

MS&T Magazine, a major publication covering the military simulation and training industry, recently published a survey of language and culture training efforts, including Alelo’s VCAT and Enskill products. VCATs are developed in partnership with the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLSNEO) and are accessible on Joint Knowledge Online (JKO). Read how Alelo is…

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  • Jun 18, 2018

SIIA’s TechChats: W. Lewis Johnson, Ph.D | Co-Founder and Board Member, Alelo

SIIA’s TechChats provides a look into some of the most successful executives in our industry. Hear how many of them got to where they are today, what is shaping their businesses and the industry today, and special advice they would give to others trying to grow a successful company. I recently sat down with W….

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  • May 15, 2018

Alelo Webinar Series on the Future of AI in Education and Training

To provide insight into the promise and potential of this new technology, Alelo offers a webinar series on the Future of AI in Education. We will look at the impact of AI on the experience of learners and teachers, the education and training industry, and the global economy. Seminar speakers will include Alelo experts as well as other thought leaders in the global community of artificial intelligence in education.

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  • Feb 15, 2018

Accomplished Learning-industry Veteran Karen Chiang Joins Alelo’s Board of Directors

Chiang is a recognized leader and innovator in international sales and development of educational products Former Pearson executive Karen Chiang has joined Alelo’s Board of Directors with the primary purpose of helping develop and implement the company’s strategy for global expansion. Ms. Chiang has been involved in language learning and testing in academic and workplace…

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  • Nov 28, 2017

Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson Featured in VoyageLA’s “Inspiring Stories from West LA.”

I have believed throughout my career that artificial intelligence can help people learn, by giving each person engaging learning experiences tailored to their individual needs. At USC I started developing “pedagogical agents”, computer characters that interact with users in a human-like way to promote learning. This important work won an Influential Paper Award at this year’s International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in São Paulo, Brazil.

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  • Nov 14, 2017

Alelo’s CEO Lewis Johnson Speaks at Stanford Symposium on AI-Based Ecosystems for Learning

Alelo’s CEO and co-founder Dr. Lewis Johnson spoke this week at Stanford University’s mediaX symposium on Innovation Ecosystems for AI-Based Education, Training, and Learning. Dr. Johnson offered insights on the topic of cloud-based cognitive services and their role in accelerating the development of AI-based learning products and digital ecosystems.

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  • Nov 03, 2017

Alelo Investor Open House and Reception

Alelo is hosting an event for accredited investors as part of its fundraising campaign. Come learn a new language by talking with Alelo’s artificially intelligent conversational avatars. Come meet the Alelo team and see how Alelo is leveraging cloud-based AI and learner data to help people around the world learn in a better way.

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  • Sep 13, 2017

Alelo Nominated for Outsell’s 30 to Watch

Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson said, “Alelo is pleased and honored to be included in the Outsell 250, and considered for the list of 30 to Watch. We believe it recognizes Alelo’s innovative learning method, as well as our Enskill platform that is providing making this method available to students around the world.”

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  • May 08, 2017

Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson and NCSU Professor James Lester Receive Prestigious Award for Influential Paper on Pedagogical Agents

The International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS) has selected a paper co-authored by Dr. Lewis Johnson of Alelo Inc., Prof. James Lester of North Carolina State University and the late Dr. Jeff Rickel of the University of Southern California to receive the 2017 Influential Paper Award. Entitled “Animated pedagogical agents: Face-to-face interaction in interactive learning environments,” the paper published in the year 2000 laid the groundwork for a wide range of educational products that incorporate animated agent technology.

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