Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone is a company that provides technology-based language learning solutions, including software, online services, and audio practice tools. It develops, markets, and supports a suite of language-learning, literacy, and brain fitness solutions consisting of web-based software subscriptions, perpetual software products, online and professional services, audio practice products, and mobile applications.

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Parent CompanyCambium Learning
HQArlington, VA, US
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Rosetta Stone was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA, US

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Key People/Management at Rosetta Stone

Matthew Hulett

Matthew Hulett

President, Language
Thomas Pierno

Thomas Pierno

Chief Financial Officer
Melissa Yates May

Melissa Yates May

Chief People Officer
Sean Klein

Sean Klein

General Counsel and Secretary
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Rosetta Stone Office Locations

Rosetta Stone has offices in Arlington, Harrisonburg, Seattle and London
Arlington, VA, US (HQ)
1621 N Kent St #1200
Harrisonburg, VA, US
135 W Market St
Seattle, WA, US
1011 Western Ave #1000
London, GB
55 New Oxford St
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Rosetta Stone Financials and Metrics

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Rosetta Stone is a subsidiary of Cambium Learning

Rosetta Stone Revenue

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Rosetta Stone's revenue was reported to be $182.7 m in FY, 2019 which is a 5.2% increase from the previous period.
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Bookings (Consumer Language)

$18.6 m$67.6 m$15.2 m$14.6 m$16.1 m$17.2 m$63.1 m$15.8 m$15.1 m$16.3 m$19.7 m$66.4 m$22.6 m

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$81.5 m$45.5 m$33.6 m$59.3 m

Subscribers (Counsumer Language)

370 k395 k417 k447 k487 k516 k533 k539 k552 k
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Rosetta Stone Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Vivity LabsDecember 19, 2013
Tell Me MoreDecember 11, 2013
Lexia Learning SystemsJuly 25, 2013$22.5 m
LivemochaApril 02, 2013$8.5 m
GoGoLingoApril 25, 2012
Auralog Software Development (Beijing) Company Ltd.
Auralog Studios SARL
Lexia Learning Systems LLC
Rosetta (Shanghai) Software Trading Co., Ltd.
Rosetta Stone Brazil Holdings LLC
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Rosetta Stone Revenue Breakdown

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Rosetta Stone revenue breakdown by business segment: 34.3% from Literacy and 65.7% from Language

Rosetta Stone revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 89.8% from United States and 10.2% from International

Rosetta Stone Cybersecurity Score

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Rosetta Stone Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Rosetta Stone Online and Social Media Presence

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Rosetta Stone News and Updates

Rosetta Stone Announces Winners of Second Annual “Go the Extra Mile” Awards for Enterprise Language Training Customers

Aspen Technology, Inc., Mondelez International, Inc. and PRA Health Sciences recognized for outstanding employee language training programs Aspen Technology, Inc., Mondelez International, Inc. and PRA Health Sciences recognized for outstanding employee language training programs

Finally watch Netflix shows in their original languages as you build up fluency with Rosetta Stone, on sale today

TLDR: Get a year of unlimited access to all training from the language learning pioneer Rosetta Stone with a one-year subscription at almost half off its regular price. It never hurts when you’re not only one of the most popular games in town, but also one of the most respected. For the past 30 year…

10 free or affordable online courses, apps, and books to learn Russian, from Duolingo to Rosetta Stone

  Summary List Placement Whether you want to read some literary classics in their original language or speak to family in their native tongue, learning Russian is worth the work of memorizing a new alphabet. Below are 10 free or cheap online courses, apps, books, videos, and resources to help you le…

North America Digital language learning Market Size, Share, Demand, Analysis and Forecast To 2027 | Busuu, Ltd, Babbel, Fluenz, Pearson PLC, Preply, Inc., Rosetta Stone, Inc., Verbling, Inc., Yabla, Inc

North America digital language learning the market is expected to grow from US$ 999.9 Mn in 2018 to US$ 1842.0 Mn by the year 2027. This represents a CAGR of 7.2% from the year 2018 to 2027. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Uber Partners with Rosetta Stone to Include Language Learning in Popular Uber Rewards Program

Arlington, VA, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --   Rosetta Stone Inc., a division of Cambium Learning Group, Inc., today announced that it has partnered with Uber to give customers who participate in Uber Rewards the opportunity to redeem points for a language learning subscription. For just 750 U…

Navajo Language Renaissance Announces Launch of the Rosetta Stone Navajo Mobile App

Arlington, VA, Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Stone Inc., a division of Cambium Learning Group, Inc., and Navajo Language Renaissance announced today the release of the mobile app for the popular Navajo language-learning software in use by Navajo in language revitalization. Though Nava…
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Rosetta Stone Blogs

The Meaning of Khalas and 7 More Must-Know Arabic Slang Words

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve traveled to an Arabic speaking country, I’m sure you’ve heard the word khalas at least a few times. Same goes for akeed. Most learners rush to tackle the most formal aspects of the language—paying little to no attention to Arabic slang. While becoming familiar with…

How Race Shapes (& Reshapes) Solo Travel

Reading Time: 4 minutes As someone who identifies as both Indian and American, I’ve always been aware of the color of my skin. I’ve firsthand experienced the dichotomy between these two starkly different cultures my entire life. I’ve watched them collide headfirst, struggling to produce a cohesive …

5 Reasons to Stay in a Hostel While Traveling Solo

Reading Time: 5 minutes My solo trip to the Philippines was probably one of the best trips of my life, even though it wasn’t without its bumps and challenges. I chose to stay in a hostel for all ten days of my trip and each stay was in a shared room. I’ve stayed in somewhere close to 30 hostels dur…

4 Big Lessons from Traveling Solo to the Middle East

Reading Time: 5 minutes 1. You will stand out I distinctly remember my flight from Cairo to Bahrain. It was late. I was beyond tired and I had already flown across Egypt earlier that day. I was looking forward to curling up in my cramped airplane seat and trying to get some rest. The post 4 Big Le…

Safe Words: Why Language Is Your Best Friend When Traveling Alone

Reading Time: 4 minutes If I only had a nickel for the amount of times I’ve gotten lost on a trip. Scratch that, I’d love a dollar per time. I might as well make it worth it. As someone who loves to plan, you’d think that this would happen less often but it’s hard to prepare for every single scenar…

German Slang: Why Does “Sau” Hog Conversations?

Reading Time: 5 minutes German is known for being a very precise language—great for philosophy and engineering—but don’t be fooled; it can also be colorfully idiomatic. As we’ve seen in other German videos, the Germans love their sausage, and many of their meat delicacies are made from pork. The p…
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Rosetta Stone Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rosetta Stone founded?

    Rosetta Stone was founded in 1992.

  • Who are Rosetta Stone key executives?

    Rosetta Stone's key executives are Matthew Hulett, Thomas Pierno and Melissa Yates May.

  • How many employees does Rosetta Stone have?

    Rosetta Stone has 746 employees.

  • What is Rosetta Stone revenue?

    Latest Rosetta Stone annual revenue is $182.7 m.

  • What is Rosetta Stone revenue per employee?

    Latest Rosetta Stone revenue per employee is $244.9 k.

  • Who are Rosetta Stone competitors?

    Competitors of Rosetta Stone include Imagine Learning, Savvas Learning and Open English.

  • Where is Rosetta Stone headquarters?

    Rosetta Stone headquarters is located at 1621 N Kent St #1200, Arlington.

  • Where are Rosetta Stone offices?

    Rosetta Stone has offices in Arlington, Harrisonburg, Seattle and London.

  • How many offices does Rosetta Stone have?

    Rosetta Stone has 4 offices.