As parents, aunts, uncles, and more, we’re genuine believers in the importance of learning a foreign language at an early age.
We work hard everyday to ensure Little Pim’s products live up to the high standards we set for products we give our own children. And we’re focused on delivering the best possible experience for our customers and their little ones.
Check out the people behind Little Pim that work to fulfill our mission of making it easy and enjoyable for children to learn a second language.
Company Founder | CEO
Julia is the Founder and CEO of Little Pim and the former President of Big Mouth Productions, a documentary production company that produced award-winning films airing on PBS, HBO, and Cinemax. Her documentaries have been shown at the Sundance Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival, South By Southwest, among other venues. Awards include recognition from the Urbanworld Film Festival, the New York Latino Film Festival and the Cinema du Reel. Julia graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Cinema Studies from Yale University and an M.F.A. from the French National Film School. She is fluent in French and speaks some Italian, Spanish, and German. Her father was Dr. Paul Pimsleur, the renowned language professor, whose revolutionary audio teaching method made him a household name in foreign language instruction. Julia now sits on the advisory board of the Global Language Project, a non-profit which brings free foreign language classes into underserved public schools. She lives in New York with her husband and two young boys.
Peggy Intrator is President of Intrator Associates, a 15-year global consultancy based in NY with varied experience in launching, operating, and advising children’s and education publishers and digital and online media companies. Peggy is a skilled executive in both start-up and corporate environments in the US and internationally. Her executive experience includes positions at Scholastic, where she was VP/Reference Publisher, Editorial Director of the Interactive Group, and a member of the International Management team; Simon & Schuster on the digital strategy team; and Oxford University Press, both in NY and Oxford, where she was Director of Global American ELT. She is fluent in French and speaks some Spanish, Portuguese and German.
SVP Digital | Customer Acquisition
Alyson Shapero is Senior Vice President of Digital and Customer Acquisition. She brings a wealth of marketing and distribution experience in youth entertainment and education to her position at Little Pim, including senior marketing positions at two industry leaders, Kidz Bop and School of Rock.
Alyson has a proven track record of creating high-impact revenue growth and scale by refining branding and advertising strategies, improving product position and message, and creating customer acquisition and retention campaigns across both digital and traditional marketing channels. Her early career included positions at Sony Music, Kinetic Records, and Warner Music Group.