Aimee supports the finance and human resource departments. A graduate of Washington State University, Aimee previously worked at (and has a passion for) Harley Davidson. Outside of Code.org, she enjoys spending most of her time with her Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Nikki.
Regional Manager, Northwest
Alana is an educator and native Oregonian. She comes to Code.org from the NYC Department of Education where she most recently worked on the CS4All initiative. Previously, she was an elementary school teacher in the Bronx and Washington Heights and taught computer science to her fifth grade students. Alana supports Code.org’s partners in the Northwest.
Director of Accounting and Finance
Alex heads up the Finance & Accounting team at Code.org providing analysis and support across all groups in the organization. The team also provides audit compliance and legal support for Code.org. Before coming to Code.org, Alex spent the past 12 years in the Waste and Recycling industry holding a variety of roles throughout the Northwest. Prior to that he worked for a small education company in the Portland area and volunteered in the classroom with Middle School math students. Alex has a Bachelor's degree in Economics from U.C. San Diego and a Masters in Business Administration from Oregon State University.
Before Code.org, Alice 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.
Amy is the Education team’s communications coordinator, and specifically focuses on supporting the 6-12 Teacher and Facilitator Development Programs. Previously, Amy taught high school English and college composition, and worked in the nonprofit sector. She earned her Masters degree in English from the University of Oregon, and brings with her an enthusiasm for Victorian literature and the hit musical Hamilton.
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.
Ann has over 20 years in the Tech industry where she has worked in a variety of areas including software development, database admin, web design, education and project management. She has her Bachelors in Computer Science from Ohio University and a Masters from Central Michigan. For the past 2 years she has been a Computer Science Fundamentals facilitator and is happy to support partnerships in parts of the Midwest and Southeast.
Research and Evaluation 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.
Ben works to help better understand what and how much students are learning through Code.org’s curriculum. He has a background in data roles in public health research, web analytics, and city government settings.
Software Engineering Manager
Brad supervises development of Code.org tools including App Lab, Game Lab, and Web Lab. He previously worked on the Plants vs Zombies franchise at PopCap Games.
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.
Regional Manager, MidAtlantic
Bria is an equity practitioner and outreach specialist with 13 years of experience in higher education. She comes to Code.org from the University of Maryland's Women in Engineering Program, where she served as assistant director of outreach and recruitment. Bria is passionate about inspiring the next generation of innovators through access to STEM education!
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.
Caley is a recent computer science graduate from the University of Waterloo and now works on the Code.org K-12 curriculum. She has also worked on the Hour of Code and Play Lab tutorials.
Chief Operating Officer and President of Code.org Advocacy Coalition
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 oversees government affairs and policy work, as well as regional outreach.
Director of Outreach
Carina keeps the ship sailing for Code.org's Outreach Team. Previously, she taught 6th grade in Phoenix, AZ and worked at a large consulting firm training clients on new technology.
Carol enjoys reviewing our financial information and explaining the monthly results. She prepares the monthly financials and narrative, as well as teacher and partner payments. She assists with the budget, audit, and month end close. Carol received her Bachelors from Western Washington University and Masters from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and has worked in different Finance and Accounting roles since graduating.
HR & Recruiting Associate
Case supports the Code.org team in recruiting and hiring, onboarding, employee relations, benefits, and HR support. Case graduated from Penn State University with a BA in Broadcast Journalism. She is currently studying to take the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) exam. Outside of work, Case spends her time volunteering through the Junior League of Seattle.
Regional Manager, Midwest
Charley works with our Regional Partners throughout the Midwest. Before Code.org, Charley taught math and computer science at high schools in rural Illinois and in the Chicago area. He was a workshop facilitator and exam reader for AP Computer Science, and coached his kids' robotics teams in FIRST LEGO League. More recently, Charley was a software engineer in the financial services industry, building custom accounting software for a high-frequency trading business. Charley studied computer engineering and math at the University of Illinois in Urbana, and finished his master's in CS from DePaul University.
Clare is a software engineer with a passion for increasing access to computer science education and diversifying tech. Clare graduated from Stanford University. Prior to joining Code.org, they worked at Microsoft and Getty Images.
Curriculum Development 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.
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 is in charge of connecting and collaborating with donors and partners to bring computer science education to all students.
Regional Manager, Southeast
Don is an artist and educator based in Gainesville, Florida. Before Code.org, he served as the Senior Director of Computer Science Academics for the NYC Department of Education, working on the Mayor's CS4All initiative. He has also worked as a Learning Designer at the Institute of Play in NYC, developing project-based and game-like curricula. Before that Don spent time teaching creative coding to undergraduate students at CUNY schools in NYC. Don graduated from NYU's ITP program in 2011.
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.
Curriculum Development Manager
Elizabeth is a former computer science teacher and administrator. Before coming to Code.org, she worked as the Dean of Studies at Pilgrim School in Los Angeles, supporting teachers in developing and implementing the secondary curriculum.
Emma is a Program Associate on the Education Team at Code.org. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Communication from Stanford University. Before coming to Code.org, she worked as the Program Director of a camp-style Jewish educational program in Atlanta. She has also freelanced for Newsela, making reading materials more accessible for all readers.
Eric learned to code because of his passion for statistical analysis and desire to make video games. He previously worked at PopCap Games, with a focus on analytics, infrastructure, and gameplay prototyping.
With an academic background in neuroscience and education, Erin was previously an elementary school teacher and private learning specialist. She is a graduate of Ada Developers Academy and is excited to blend her long-term dedication to education and new-found interest in technology at Code.org.
Erin is a recent graduate of the University of Washington's Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and has a passion for making computer science education available to all. She is thrilled to be working as a software engineer on the Code.org K-12 curriculum. In her spare time, she loves to craft and travel
Curriculum Development Manager
GT develops curriculum and facilitates professional development for both AP CS Principles and CS Discoveries. Prior to joining Code.org he taught high school computer science in his hometown of Chicago where he helped field test Code.org's CS Principles curriculum.
Founder and CEO
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.
Jael specializes in all aspects of video production with a special love for animation and design. Since the turn of the century he's worked on projects for SNL, Valve, AT&T, Microsoft, Shutterstock and too many political campaigns, startups and non-profits to enumerate here.
Jake supports communications, marketing, and public relations efforts at Code.org. In this capacity, he manages several projects related to the Hour of Code. He previously worked as a web development instructor, where he discovered his passion for helping others learn computer science.
Education Program Manager
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 K-5.
Chief Technology Officer
Jeremy leads the engineering team at Code.org. He was previously the VP of Engineering at Clean Power Research where he built software products for the renewable energy industry. Prior to that he worked at Valve and Microsoft. He is a member of CTOs For Good.
Jordyn supports Code.org's teacher and facilitator programs.
K-12 Curriculum Lead
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.
Software Engineering Manager
Josh works on the Code.org K-12 Computer Science curriculum. Previously, he worked for two years at Microsoft.
Support Program Manager
Josh is a graduate of the University of Iowa where he studied computer science and psychology. Before joining Code.org, he worked for eBay, Cracked.com, Phoenix Capital Management, and as IT Director for KRUI 98.7 FM in Iowa City. Josh is way too into music and has traveled around the country and across two oceans just to see his favorite bands play.
Director of State Government Affairs
Katie works on state policy and advocacy issues for Code.org, including state implementation of computer science education initiatives. She earned a doctorate in mathematics education in 2016 from Ohio University, and is a former secondary mathematics teacher.
Curriculum Development 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.
Kristin ensures daily operations run smoothly by managing the day-to-day functions of the Code.org office. In her spare time, she provides administrative support to leadership team members Sarah and Michelle and manages all things swag and inventory.
Lian supports leadership team members Hadi, Alice, and Cameron. She also works with the fundraising team to support in-kind donor relations and donor communications. A born and raised Seattleite, she graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in history.
Maddie is a software engineer currently working on K-12 computer science curriculum. She got her start coding through Girl Develop It, and has been passionate about teaching computer science and giving others the same opportunity to learn to code ever since.
Maggie works on marketing and social media for the Code.org team. Previously, Maggie worked in grassroots advocacy and federal government affairs, as well as on political campaigns and in legislative offices. She's a graduate of Michigan State University.
Director of Product
Marina leads the Product team at Code.org which includes Product Management, Design, Data, and Customer Support. Prior to Code.org, she was Director of Product Management at DreamBox Learning where she found her passion for supporting teachers and bringing engaging learning experiences to students in all classrooms.
Mark designs delightful and intuitive user experiences. After 10 years in the games industry, he is excited to apply his creativity and experience to the improvement of computer science education. He has been a mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program for 11 years, and volunteer teaches after-school workshops at different schools throughout the Seattle area.
Megan manages recruiting, hiring, onboarding, HR and employee development 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.
Megan works for our fundraising team, supporting Code.org's regional partners in their efforts to become financially self sufficient. She also researches and writes foundation grants to support Code.org's mission to expand computer science education to all. Megan is a former high school Creative Writing teacher, and was the grant writer for Project Lead The Way.
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.
Chief Financial Officer
Michelle is a non-profit veteran and lifelong community volunteer with deep experience developing successful organizations and dynamic teams in rapid growth environments. She leads Finance, Fundraising, HR, Legal, and Administrative functional areas at Code.org.
Director of Marketing
Min oversees marketing and communications for the Code.org team.
Outreach Program 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.
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.
Paul started programming in middle school after attending a summer camp where he learned to make games with LogoWriter and hasn't stopped programming since. In high school, he got his first taste of contributing to open source educational software by writing Guido van Robot, a pythonic version of Karel the Robot. Most recently, Paul spent 5 years at Facebook in both engineering and leadership capacities. He is thrilled at the opportunity to make the joys of computer science accessible to everyone.
Poorva is a Product Manager at Code.org. Before Code.org, she worked on the Start user experience at Microsoft. Poorva is passionate about fostering excitement for computer science and engineering in K-12students. She is currently teaching Intro to Computer Science remotely to a school in Bronx, NY as part of the TEALS program.
Ram is a software engineer working on the teacher dashboard and K-5 curriculum. Previously, he was in the SF Bay Area working on Google Wallet.
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.
Ryan is a Product Manager at Code.org. After growing up in small town Kentucky, he was motivated to help bring Computer Science to every student. Prior to joining Code.org, Ryan worked at Coding with Kids and MIcrosoft, where he volunteered in the TEALS program. Ryan works on the Computer Science Fundamentals program and professional learning supports.
Sarah gets to focus on building a supportive professional learning community for teachers across the country. She comes to Code.org with a background in staff development and educational equity.
VP of Education
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.
Director of State Government Affairs
Sean leads Code.org's policy work in multiple states. A former classroom teacher, he has led state advocacy efforts in areas such as funding equity, teacher certification, and school accountability. Building strong partnerships is a hallmark of Sean’s work. Prior to joining code.org, Sean served as executive director of a school advocacy association and a district human capital consultant.
Director of State Government Affairs
Based in South Florida, Sheela leads Code.org’s policy work in multiple states. Prior to joining Code.org, Sheela served in similar capacities for Charter Schools USA and Broward County Public Schools, and brings with her extensive legislative, political and advocacy experience.
Director of International Partnerships
Suky is thrilled to be working with Code.org's international partners. Before joining the Code.org team, she taught youth and adults in art museums, Spanish classrooms, after-school coding camps, and equity and social justice workshops.
Sung is a Regional Manager on the Code.org Outreach Team. She believes in the necessity of integrated STEAM learning and in closing equity gaps in education. Sung previously organized the Cambridge Science Festival and studied Urban Studies and Planning.
Technical Product Manager
Tanya is a USC Computer Science graduate who oversees the volunteer program and works as front-end developer on the website. She also leads the internationalization and localization of Code Studio, Code.org's online curriculum, into over 45 languages.
Tawny manages all of the logistics for Code.org events, including teacher conferences, partner summits, policy and advocacy forums, and CSEdWeek events. Prior to Code.org, Tawny ran a vocational film training program in Maine, worked in creative media skills-based curriculum development in London, and produced film festival programs and events across the UK.
Regional Manager, Southwest
Vinh comes from the University of California, Irvine where he was the California Coordinator for the Expanding Computing Education Pathways Alliance. He is focused on improving and broadening participation in computing education, especially amongst underrepresented groups.
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.
Our expert facilitators and professional learning partners are an extension of the Code.org team. This amazing team of experts are responsible for preparing the computer science teachers of tomorrow.