Dr. Katharine B. Nielson is the Chief Education Officer at Voxy, an educational technology company focused on teaching English to non-native speakers. In this role, she leads a team that develops test items, curates language learning content, develops curricula, and conducts empirical studies. Previously, she investigated the efficacy of technology-mediated language training at the University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language and served as the Academic Director of Foreign Languages at University of Maryland, University College. She has published and lectured on autonomous language learning, task-based language teaching, computer-assisted language learning, and language training product evaluation.