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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, Halcyon Incubator Fellow, and Economics PhD candidate. Sage has presented at the SXSWedu Conference (South by Southwest) in Austin, Texas, the TEDx MidAtlantic Conference in Washington, D.C., the DC Education Festival, and was a Keynote speaker at the IB (International Baccalaureate) Americas Conference this past July.
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 provisional patent on. The literary algorithm is a language evaluation and teaching process called CGI. The Words Liive program features algorithms and games that increase students’ reading and writing proficiency over classroom texts including novels, poems, plays, short stories, and other literary texts all via the medium of popular urban music, social media text, and computer programming language!
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, and is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at Howard University.

Executive VP, Edu Ops

Doctor...DJ...Instructional Designer...Educator...INNOVATOR!


“I am Dr. Moseley: An Education Reform Agent”

Brian , is our consulting Executive VP of Education Operations. His research examines uses of learning objects and iterative instructional design strategies in commercial education development. He has advanced this work through a number of projects that address instructional system architecture and development within the Words Liive organization. Dr. Moseley has developed and implemented an automated instructional system designed to examine the relevance and validity of content on a cyclical basis.
Prior to working with Words Liive, Dr. Moseley served as the lead instructional system designer for e-learning and digital education development for Siemens Healthcare North America. While working at Siemens Healthcare, he received his Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Technology from Virginia Tech with an emphasis on organizational education system development.

EVP Strategic Ops

Maverick...Charmer...Ideas Man...Grinder...INNOVATOR!


“I am Talib: A Catapult Agent”

Talib, is our consulting Executive of Strategic Marketing Operations. With over 10 years experience in marketing and advertising, Talib has left a track record of success from Madison Ave to New Orleans. In his role with Words Liive, Talib is responsible for developing and maintaining strategic relationships with stake holders to advance program performance, investor relations, and marketing communications.
In addition to his work with Words Liive, Talib consults with startups and small businesses through his company Point AB Consulting. A consummate hip-hop head and fanatic for advanced education Talib can be found curating conversations in coffee shops and cocktail lounges on subjects such as; regional hip-hop influence, diaspora events, and every Cosby episode.
Talib holds a Bachelor of Science from Hampton University, and a Masters of Business Adminstration from Wake Forest Universities Schools of Business. In addition to his formal education, Talib is a 3rd generation entrepreneur – he describes his DNA as “Blue Blood Hustle”


Founded in 2012, Words Liive, LLC is a Washington DC based minority owned small business entity.
We currently have the following certifications 8(a), MBE, CBE, & SDB.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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