Our Team

Nikhil Bora and Sophie Li are the creators and co-founders of this community sign dictionary. Both co-founders are born profoundly deaf and are fluent in Auslan (Australian Sign Language).


Sophie Li - Co-Founder
Head of Platform Products

Sophie Li is highly experienced in online media and project management, and is passionate about advancing the deaf community. She has worked various deaf organisations over the last five years before venturing into software engineering with the goal of running SignHow as a business.



Nikhil Bora - Co-Founder
Head of Product Design

Nikhil Bora is a senior digital designer, where he designs and directs the digital product innovation. He is learning about Virtual Reality (VR) and believes VR is the future, helping millions of hearing and deaf people worldwide to understand different cultures and communities better.





Lucas Porter-Bakker
Project Lead



Martin Tannenberger
Backend Developer



Jane Wong
Front UI Developer



Trey Booth
Frontend UX Developer






Sergio Rivas
Lead Technical Advisor



Patrick Lane
UX Consultant