Code.org CEO Hadi Partovi is an entrepreneur and angel investor. Hadi was on the founding teams of Tellme and iLike, and was an investor or early advisor to numerous startups including Facebook, Dropbox, Zappos, and airbnb. His full bio is available here.
Ali is an entrepreneur and angel investor. He was a co-founder of LinkExchange and iLike, and investor or advisor to numerous startups including Dropbox, Indiegogo, and Zappos. He helped launch Code.org and the Hour of Code campaign, and continues to provide strategic advice to the team.
COO & VP of Government Affairs
Cameron was previously Director of Public Policy for the Association for Computing Machinery. In 2010, he launched the Computing in the Core coalition to bring attention to K-12 CS education. At Code.org he manages operations (school district outreach, professional development workshops), as well as government affairs and policy work.
Chief Academic Officer
Pat is a former high school computer science teacher who specialized in creating authentic, project-based learning experiences. He has worked as a curriculum consultant for Microsoft, for Pearson, and also as a curriculum team lead for Montgomery County Public Schools. At Code.org he is responsible for creating (or curating) curriculum and professional development, to provide rich computer science opportunities to every school in the nation.
VP of Curriculum
Sarah works on the Code.org K-12 curriculum. Before joining Code.org, Sarah was a Program Manager at Microsoft working on OneDrive. Passionate about encouraging kids (especially girls) to learn Computer Science, she has also been a teacher for Girls Who Code's Summer Immersion Program, as well as a TEALS teacher at Cleveland High School in Seattle.
VP of Finance & Administration
Michelle is a non-profit veteran, skilled in fundraising and organizational development. She was previously a successful grant writing consultant and the Executive Director of Technically Learning, a non-profit which brought robotics-based professional development to Seattle area elementary and middle school teachers. Michelle oversees Code.org's Finance, Administration, Human Resource, and Legal functions.
VP of Product & Marketing
Alice runs the product, design and marketing teams. Before Code.org, she managed the PM team for the UX Platform on HoloLens, designed APIs and developer client libraries for Xbox 360, ran an ecosystem outreach and UX team for Windows and built project management tools. Outside of work, she's volunteered teaching computer science, literacy and English to students and refugees.
Dave is a software engineer working on the Code.org K-12 Computer Science curriculum. Previously, he worked at Google on Gmail and Contact Manager.
David works with school districts and other partners to bring computer science learning opportunities to all students. He brings extensive experience in education, having worked as a teacher, curriculum specialist, researcher, project director, and coordinator at the K-12 and university levels. As a district manager, David focuses on developing and supporting partnerships in California and the southwest.
Director of District Management
Jake is a former high school computer science teacher and professional development provider. As a teacher he focused on increasing access to computing for underrepresented groups and more than doubled female enrollment in introductory computer science classes.
Trevor is a software engineer at Code.org. Previously, he worked on web and server infrastructure at Dropbox.
Phil is the tech lead for the Code.org team. He was previously a staff software engineer and tech lead at Google, CTO and co-founder at Jobster, and an engineer at iLike, Avogadro, and Microsoft. He was also an early volunteer at Code.org and is thrilled at the opportunity to contribute full-time.
Carina keeps the ship sailing for Code.org's education team. Previously, she taught 6th grade in Phoenix, AZ and worked at a large consulting firm training clients on new technology.
Brad lives to build great experiences. Following Entertainment Technology studies at Carnegie Mellon University, he worked on the Plants vs Zombies franchise at PopCap Games. Brad now works on the Code.org K-12 Computer Science curriculum.
Education Program Manager
Before coming to Code.org, Josh was a Middle School teacher outside Seattle. He developed and taught a full spectrum of Computer Science and Robotics courses with a focus on using project based learning to connect CS to students' interests and local issues. At Code.org, Josh develops curriculum that brings the beauty of Computer Science to K-8 students.
Malorie supports the education operations team in coordinating teacher professional development workshops across the country. She is a former community college workforce advisor who provided guidance for at-risk students.
Reena is an Accountant who loves working with and analyzing numbers. Prior to joining Code.org, she worked in many different industries and roles as a Finance professional. At Code.org her main function is reconciling and analyzing all of the numbers that are the core of the financial statements.
Head of Fundraising
Maria develops partnerships with generous people, companies and organizations to support Code.org's mission. Maria also collaborates on marketing projects to drive awareness, growth and impact of Code.org's education programs. Previously, Maria worked for brands like Sesame Workshop, NFL, and UNICEF. Her other passion is volunteering for a non profit social enterprise called Nomi Network.
Cody works to provide current data for teacher professional development and various other tasks. He’s a nerd about maps and navigated to Code.org by way of Google Maps contracting.
Social and Communications Manager
Roxanne writes, tells stories, and tweets for Code.org, working on grassroots marketing efforts. She's previously worked in media and policy.
Laurel is a software engineer working on the part of the site that keeps track of user accounts, student progress and classrooms. She previously worked on 43 Things at the Robot Co-op. In her free time she implements gradient ascent algorithms to seek local maxima.
Education Program Manager
Baker is a former high school CS teacher from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. He previously served on the leadership team of the Chicago CSTA in efforts to make computer science a requirement in Chicago Public Schools. At Code.org, Baker works primarily on the CS Principles project and evaluation of educational programs.
Jenna comes to Code.org from years of experience in both the tech and education industries. Over the past decade, she has skillfully kept one foot in each sector while working at Deloitte, NYC Public Schools, Chicago Public Schools and BigMachines/Oracle. At Code.org, Jenna is the liaison for all things Chicago.
Melissa supports the administrative needs of the Code.org offices. Specifically, she handles scheduling for Leadership Team members Hadi, Cameron and Sarah.
Carly coordinates teacher professional development workshops and helps run logistics for events around the country. In college she studied at Western Washington University in her home town of Bellingham, Washington and recently relocated to Seattle. She is excited to be part of the operations team and loves working with such a dynamic group.
Megan manages recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and HR for the Code.org team. With a background in both startups and sales management, Megan is passionate about growing, supporting, and developing a successful team.
NW District Manager
Nimisha is a project manager and educator with experience in teaching youth and adults in formal and informal environments, curriculum development with an equity lens, cross cultural communication and developing collaborative partnerships. She is a Seattle-native and is active in the local Indian dance/performing arts community.
Lian is a recent History graduate from the University of Washington. She supports administrative needs to keep Code.org running smoothly. Her role includes scheduling for Leadership Team members Pat, Michelle and Alice.
Elijah fell in love with programming with his first "Hello, World!" and he hasn't looked back. He's been making websites professionally since 2010. He particularly enjoys exploring the constantly-advancing cutting edge of the web and finding new ways to turn all the tools, languages, frameworks, and platforms out there into some really, really cool websites.
Advocacy and Policy Manager
Katie works on state policy and advocacy issues for Code.org. She is a former secondary mathematics teacher and 2014-2015 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow. She has led inquiry-based teacher professional development and served as a leader in Ohio during the state’s transition to new standards.
Advocacy and Policy Manager
Amy works on state policy and advocacy issues for Code.org. Previously, she managed outreach activities for a Seattle-area nonprofit, focusing on increasing the number of women and girls pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Bow Jones is a jack-of-all-trades video shooter, editor and graphics animator living in the Seattle area. He has produced videos with TED, Edutopia and Storytellers For Good.
Community Development Manager
Melissa focuses on creating scalable interventions to help K-12 educators leverage coding to achieve their teaching and learning goals. Melissa comes to code.org from Adobe, where she led world wide education programs. Before that, Melissa worked as an English teacher in New York City and later as the National Director of Education for College Summit.
Brian is a software engineer working on the Code.org K-12 Computer Science curriculum. He has prototyped games at PopCap SF, studied CS at Tufts University, and interned at TripAdvisor and One Laptop per Child.
Will works on the Code.org K-12 Computer Science curriculum. He recently completed a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, and previously worked as a software engineer for PopCap.
In a past life Asher was a professional mathematician, doing research (in computability theory) and teaching (both undergraduate and graduate students) at various universities around the world. Most recently, Asher was a software engineer at Google Chicago. Now he is excited about being a data engineer for Code.org. Outside of work, Asher is triathlete, a juggler, an uncle to twins, and an enthusiast of the outdoors.
Product & Marketing Manager
Laura manages the Hour of Code campaign, including domestic and international partnerships. Beyond the annual campaign, Laura oversees the operations, outreach and marketing for Code.org's K-5 Affiliate Program which trains over 1,000 elementary school teachers a month.
Josh works on the Code.org K-12 Computer Science curriculum. Previously, he worked for two years at Microsoft.
Accounts Payable & Receivable
Aimee supports the finance and human resource departments.
Maddie works on the operations team to plan and execute the professional development workshops. She previously studied Women's Studies at The George Washington University and comes to Code.org with event planning and travel coordination experience. She is a life-long tap dancer and plays rugby with Seattle's local women's club.
Mary focuses on sustainable development by writing and managing donor content, strengthening donor stewardship, and forming strategic partnerships. She brings a passion for collaboration, facilitation, and achieving equal human rights for all. Previously, Mary was the Development Writer at Global Fund for Women and a Technical Software Instructor at LearniT!
Education Program Manager
Dani comes from Worcester Academy where she was a Computer Science, Math and Design Teacher. She graduated from Bowdoin College with a B.A in Computer Science and Math Education. At Code.org, Dani works with the education team creating innovative curriculum material for the high school level.
A younger Andrew originally learned coding for fun, and he fondly recalls the reward of using software to solve problems and build things. He was pleasantly surprised to turn his hobby into a career, and is excited to share his passion with others who may not have the same access or inclination. He previously worked at Microsoft and AWS.
Education Program Manager
Brook Osborne comes from Duke University where she teaches a service-learning robotics course. She has co-authored several publications related to outreach, robotics, and CS Principles.
Tanya is a recent Computer Science graduate from the University of Southern California. She works on the Contributors program, curriculum translations, and internationalization and localization.
Education Program Manager
Prior to her role at Code.org, Kiki was Founder and Executive Director of Thinkersmith, a non-profit on the cutting edge of K-8 Computer Science Education. As a champion for responsible computing and equity in both CS employment and education, Kiki works with many organizations to improve the experience of girls and women in STEM. Kiki works with the education team to develop innovative middle school and out-of-school-time curriculum.
Brendan is a software engineer who loves building user experiences. Since moving to Seattle from Sydney, he has worked at Microsoft on the Xbox 360, volunteered in a low-income after-school tutoring program, and played some ice hockey.
Mehal is a software engineer who enjoys building big systems that help people learn. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, and competitive puzzle solving.
Brent is a software engineer working on the Code.org tutorials, including the Flappy Bird creator. Previously, he worked for six years on Microsoft Office.
Alexandra establishes partnerships with districts in the Southeast to promote Computer Science at all grade levels. She taught technology courses for 19 years in Georgia and South Florida including AP Computer Science, web design/development and animation. Alexandra has facilitated writing new Animation, Gaming and Computer Science standards and courses for the Georgia Department of Education.