Merlyn named 2024 CODiE Award finalist for ‘Best AI Implementation in Ed Tech’

Merlyn Mind
June 21, 2024

Merlyn, the AI assistant for teachers, was named a 2024 SIIA CODiE Award Finalist in the “Best AI Implementation in Ed Tech” category for the second year in a row. This category recognizes the best artificial intelligence, machine or deep learning solution, platform or product that improves learning outcomes and implements solutions that help students succeed.  

Founded in 2018, Merlyn Mind is a company of visionary technologists and passionate educators building award-winning education solutions. With the Merlyn AI assistant, teachers can control classroom technology and access the world’s information with the power of their voice.

"This recognition means more to us now than ever because of all the excitement around AI and what it means for education," says Merlyn Mind's Levi Belnap. "Our team of world-class AI experts and deep-technology innovators are bringing AI to education in a unique way to elevate the irreplaceable role of teachers so teachers can focus on doing what they do best — helping each student succeed."

Merlyn’s transformational voice automations and generative AI capabilities allow teachers to focus on the all-important human side of education.

The SIIA CODiE Awards, the long-running, premier awards program for the software and information industries are produced by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software, education, media, and digital content industries.  Merlyn was selected as a finalist across dozens of Business Technology and Education Technology categories, among hundreds of nominations.  

"The 2024 CODiE Award Finalists are a showcase of those products and individuals who have been identified by industry experts as being at the forefront of innovation. These Finalists perpetuate the CODiEs' longstanding tradition of acknowledging the year's most influential products, services, and leaders, thereby laying the groundwork for future innovators. A hearty congratulations to all who have earned this recognition."  

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry's only peer-recognized awards program.

Details about each finalist are listed here.

About Merlyn Mind

Merlyn Mind is an AI technology company translating the latest advances in AI to improve human productivity with workflow automation. Our first solution is Merlyn, the AI assistant for education. Merlyn seamlessly integrates into classrooms and existing ed-tech tools to automate everyday workflow for teachers so they can focus more time and attention on students. Merlyn Mind is backed by visionary investors led by Learn Capital. The company has attracted top talent from IBM Watson, Amazon Alexa, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Broadcom, the Allen Institute for AI, and other innovative organizations. Merlyn Mind is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to celebrate the vision, talent, and advances in building quality products in the Tech Industry. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for Leading Innovation and Achieving Excellence. For more information, visit

About Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)

SIIA is the only professional organization connecting more than 700 data, financial information, education technology, specialized content and publishing, and connects learners and educators. Our diverse members manage the global financial markets, develop software that solves today’s challenges through technology, provide critical information that helps inform global businesses large and small, and innovate for better communication across the information ecosystem.

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