About us

We believe education is the key
to a more civil society.

Feel free to book us.

Carlos Alvidrez Falconer

MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Passionate about technology and its impact in social dynamics.
carlos@textopian.com

Carlos has 20+ years of experience as a technologist working for both startups and Fortune 500 companies in roles that span from Database Administration & Reporting to Credit Risk Modeling, Data Governance & Technology Risk Management. He is currently the CEO of Textopian. He holds a Masters Degree in System Design from MIT. He has a passion for social impact technologies that address critical thinking and the creation of a more equitable and civil society.

Michael Marsh-Soloway

PhD, University of Virginia.
Passionate about reading, history and culture.
michael@textopian.com

In addition to serving as Co-Founder and Academic Advisor at Textopian, Michael is the Director of the Global Studio at the University of Richmond. Representing the Departments of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) and Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Studies (LALIS), Michael delivers instructional design consultations and workshops to faculty and students to share innovative uses of technology for pedagogy and research. He teaches Russian at all different levels, oversees the Self-Directed Language Acquisition Program (SDLAP), advises Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs), and collaborates closely with the Offices of International Education, Institutional Effectiveness, and Academic Skills Center.