Bernhard Niesner

CEO & CoFounder Busuu

Bernhard is the CEO & Co-founder of Busuu, one of the world’s leading online platforms for language learning with over 120m registered users. Busuu’s mission is to empower everyone in the world through languages. The company was acquired in January 2022 by Chegg (NYSE: CHGG) for 436m USD. Bernhard holds an MBA from IE Business School where the idea of Busuu was born. He is an active business angel investor and was named ‘EY Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the disruptor category in the UK in 2018.