Schutzler Joins Livemocha as New CEO

6/8/10Follow @gthuang

Bellevue, WA-based Livemocha, the online language learning startup, said today it has appointed Michael Schutzler as its new CEO. Schutzler was previously the CEO of, a senior vice president at RealNetworks and, and the founder of CEOSherpa, a business coaching firm. He succeeds Livemocha co-founder and former CEO Shirish Nadkarni, who will serve as chairman and chief strategy officer. Livemocha launched in 2007 as a global website and online community for language learning. The company has raised $14 million in venture funding from Maveron and August Capital since 2008.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at Follow @gthuang

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