is the founder and project lead of Autophon. His responsibilities include procuring funding, training and validating the language models, harvesting and enhancing the language dictionaries, managing front- and backend development, and testing and validating the app's functionality. Nate works as a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, and is a lecturer at The Department of Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala University. A native of North Carolina, Nate has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Queen Mary, University of London (2020), an M.A. in Linguistics from Stockholm University (2015), and a B.S. in Business Administration and B.A. in Slavic Linguistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2004).