About Us

Speakaboos brings classic children's entertainment into a digital world. Beloved characters and treasured stories are given new life through amazing celebrity performances, beautiful illustrations, and original music. At Speakaboos, children develop literacy skills while learning about technology in a safe and fun environment.

Our Team

CEO & Co-Founder

Favorite Character: Rip Van Winkle
Favorite Story: Aladdin and the Magic Lamp
Likes: Climbing Beanstalks

At Speakaboos, Neal is responsible for feeding the team with pat-a-cakes, magic beans and curds & whey and other forms of inspiration. He's also responsible for hiring additional elves to tend to the forest where Speakaboos lives.

Neal was born in the fairytale land of New Jersey and went to school in Washington D.C. where he received his BSFS from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He lives in New York City, just a stone's throw from the office, where he spends much of his adult life.

COO & Co-Founder

Favorite Character: Goldilocks
Favorite Story: The Happy Prince
Likes: Storytime

When she's not daydreaming about bringing her favorite characters and stories to life, Noelle is charged with spreading the word about Speakaboos like fairy dust and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Speakaboos kingdom.

Noelle is from sunny Miami, but now calls New YorkCity home. She received a BA in English Literature and French at Georgetown University where she discovered her love for writing. Before Speakaboos, Noelle worked at the American Museum of Natural History where she visited the blue whale and dinosaurs daily.

Director of Digital Publishing

Favorite Character: Puss in Boots
Favorite Story: The Three Little Pigs
Likes: Games

Before coming to Speakaboos, Yannai slept for one hundred years, met a genie, and married a princess. He loves his teachers so much, that he helps them every day on the Speakaboos site. He builds all the arts and crafts projects, tries all the recipes, and creates all the word jumbles.

Yannai was born in Israel, and now lives in a tree house in New York. He received his BA in English from New York University and worked as a teacher before coming to Speakaboos.