Executive Team

Dr. Josh Lange, EdD, MA, IDLTM – Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

Josh is one of the few people in the world triple-certified by Cambridge University in Language Teaching, Management, and Assessment. He is a leading expert in advanced language instruction with a track record that includes fortune 500 management, mastery of English across disciplines and a 100% success rate for students taking Cambridge tests. Josh has lived or researched in 18 countries and is the holder of many accolades including the “International Teaching Excellence Award” conferred by Columbia University and UCL. Josh developed the “team specialist” approach to language teaching now used in law firms and companies worldwide.

Mag.iur. Angelika Zotter – Chief Operations Officer (COO). 

Angelika is Legal Advisor in the Austrian Ministry of Interior in the area of police and human rights law. Formerly she taught at the University of Vienna and was recently honored as the 2017 “Teacher of the Year” in Law amongst a pool of 170 nominees.  She has an English C2 level and vast knowledge of Austrian and International law. Angelika is co-founder and Senior Partner at ALI, and is well-known for her positive teaching style and personalized coaching methods.

Jeff J. Keiser, JD, BCL, Esq. – Chief Content Specialist (CCS). 

Jeff is a native English speaker and experienced attorney from New Orleans, USA. He has Managed attorneys and paralegals in the Mass Tort Department for America’s leading firms, including massive client services, complex & individual litigation, various marketing programs and research projects, handled Multi District Litigation and was instrumental in litigating major international projects such as the BP Oil Spill and Chinese Drywall cases. He is a lead course designer and workshop provider at ALI in the area of Law as well as certified as a TEFL teacher.

Dr. Jane Ward, PhD, FHEA – Chief Academic Officer (CAO).

Jane is an expert in the field of written and oral communication for native and non-native speakers. Her specialisms include English language teaching, psycholinguistics, the educational philosophy surrounding critical pedagogy, and critical discourse analysis (the study of language and power). Jane is involved professionally in several arenas. Her work at a leading UK university includes training non-native speaking postgraduates, undergraduates and foundation students in the fields of Academic English and Research Skills. She trains English teachers internationally and collaborates with like minded colleagues across the globe. In the world of business, Jane consults in areas such as marketing, presenting, and accent softening. Her enthusiasm for her chosen profession and her patience with learners underpin her success.

Takeshi Adachi, MA – Chief Technical Officer (CTO).

Takeshi is a Language Learning Technologist with many years’ experience developing and supporting technology for language teaching and learning at a Top 30 UK university. He holds a Masters degree in technology and education, is TEFL certified and a fluent speaker of English and Japanese. Takeshi works closely with language teaching professionals, creating effective, engaging digital learning content and promoting digitally-integrated learning design.