1808 Connecticut AVE, NW Ste. 101 Washington DC 20009
The Team
Founder & President

Program Developer...Poet...Brain...Educator...INNOVATOR!


“I am Sage Salvo: A Fearless Change Agent”

Sage Salvo, born Gilbert Newman Perkins, is an artist- entrepreneur, 2017 Clinton Global Initiative – Arts & Media Social Entrepreneur, 2017 Camelback Ventures Fellow, Halcyon Incubator Fellow, and 2017 Harvard Kennedy School grad! Sage was named a Finalist (Top 3) EdTech Founder at the SXSWedu Conference (South by Southwest) in Austin, Texas and has also presented at the TEDx MidAtlantic Conference in Washington, D.C., the DC Education Festival, and was a Keynote speaker at the IB (International Baccalaureate) Americas Conference.
Sage is the Founder and President of Words Liive, LLC and father of CGI, Contemporary Grammar Integration. Words Liive is an educational program based on an original grammar transformation algorithm that Sage developed and obtained an international patent on. The literary algorithm is a language evaluation and teaching process called CGI.
Sage has developed partnerships with Teach For America, City Year, College Success Foundation, Guerilla Arts, and COSEBOC. He is a 2011 MBA graduate from the University of Toronto and has also received two distinct Bachelor Degrees in Accounting and Finance from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, in 2003 and 2004 respectively. The Washington D.C. native is a registered member of ASCAP [The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers] and actively serves on several panels, radio show features, and programs concerned with education, technology, music, and culture.

Mr. Perkins holds a BS and BSBA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, an MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management

Chief of Product Development

Lead Vocalist...Strategist...UX Designer...INNOVATOR!


“I am Jeremy Sabath: A Performance Accelerating Agent”

Jeremy , is our Chief of Product Development.

Chief Engineer

Wild Card...Painter...Coder...Worker...INNOVATOR!


“I am Marcus: A Catapult Agent”

Marcus, is our consulting Chief of Engineering


Founded in 2012, Words Liive, LLC is a Washington DC based minority owned small business entity.
Our DUNS # is 07-884-5739.


And lastly, for our contracting friends below you can find Words Liive NAICS codes:

  • 61 Edu Services    |   624310 Vocational Rehab Services   |   512110 Instructional Videoprod.
  • 611710 Edu Support Services   |   611430 Professional Development   
  • 624110 Youth Guidance   |   926110 Cultural Arts Development   |   541910 Marketing Analysis Services   


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