Our Vision and Mission

At LearningLeaders, we believe everyone has the right to be heard, respected, and understood.

We are on a mission to prepare future leaders to consistently communicate with confidence.

Get to Know LL

Here are a few videos to give you an even better sense of who we are and what we stand for.
What is LearningLeaders?
Shanghai Public Speaking and Debating Championships
What can LearningLeaders bring to my child?
LearningLeaders Sponsors 'New Nations' Program at WSDC
Stanford Invitational Recap Video
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The world is changing more rapidly than ever before. By the time our current students graduate from university and begin their careers, there will be countless changes to the way we live our lives.  There's so much we don't know.

At LearningLeaders, we like to bet on the long term and focus on things that won't change.  There's one thing we do know for certain:

Clear and effective communication will never go out of style.
Michael Hauge
Founder & CEO
Founder & CEO


Our Leadership Team

Six Nationalities. Five Years Average Tenure With LearningLeaders. One Shared Vision.
Michael Hauge

Founder & CEO

Andy Hume


Doris Yu


Patrick Sheahan


Stella Liu


Ivan Velentey

Elite & Competition

Cookie Hu


Tom Cronin

Chief of Staff

Our Coaching Team

Dozens of Experts work with LL as judges and coaches. Here are a few standouts we really think you should meet.
Coach Méabh

Lead Debate Coach

Coach Reese

Lead Public Speaking Coach

Coach Evgenii

Lead Debate Coach

Coach Ivan

Lead Competition Coach


Student Highlights
Over the Last Decade

We've worked with 5,000+ students and completed 200,000+ hours of training since 2014.
Our Team knows what it takes to support students to improve their communication skills.