Our Team

Aaron Hobson

Curriculum Development Manager

Aaron writes curriculum for Code.org's early elementary courses. In addition to computer science itself, Aaron is invested in social-emotional learning. Aaron has taught and written curriculum for a range of computer science subjects across the K-12 spectrum. When he's not working, Aaron enjoys playing computer RPGs, reading and writing fiction, and spending time with his two children.

Aimee Lynch

Finance Associate

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.

Akiera Gilbert

Regional Manager Mid-Atlantic

Akiera comes to Code.org with a background in education technology, with a focus on marginalized young women and people of color. Prior to Code.org, she worked in India, South Africa, and Kenya to help girls gain access to education through mobile applications, and in New York City managing the use of tablets as a means of delivering education to incarcerated people. Akiera is passionate about promoting equity in the CS education landscape, and she serves as a Regional Manager for the Mid-Atlantic.


Alana Aaron

Regional Manager Lead

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 leads Code.org’s team of Regional Managers.

Alexis Harrigan

Director of State Government Affairs

Alexis Menocal Harrigan serves as Director of State Government Affairs at Code.org where she works with law and policy-makers in multiple states to expand access to computer science education. Based in Colorado, Alexis' career in education policy spans local, state and federal levels. As the proud daughter of Mexican immigrants, Alexis is passionate about Code.org's focus on increasing computer science participation by women and underrepresented minorities. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children.

Amanda Font

Product Manager

Amanda is a Product Manager at Code.org. Since she didn't get to learn about Computer Science until college, Amanda is passionate about making sure everyone gets the opportunity to learn CS in school. Before joining Code.org, Amanda worked at Amazon on the Kindle reading experience and at Google on the Duo video calling app.


Amy Cox

Project Manager

Amy works on the Education team, and manages external communications relating to the middle and high school Teacher and Facilitator Development Programs. Previously, Amy taught high school English and college composition, worked in the nonprofit sector, and earned her Masters degree in English from the University of Oregon. She brings with her an enthusiasm for Victorian literature and the hit musical Hamilton.

Amy Roberts

Director of State Government Affairs

Amy Roberts, Director of State Government Affairs at Code.org, has nearly 20 years of experience working in public policy, law, politics and government. Amy advanced numerous public policy initiatives through the Minnesota legislature and within the Executive Branch while serving as the Director of Compliance for the Minnesota Department of Education, Government Affairs Manager for Comcast, and as a lawyer-lobbyist in the private sector. Amy is also a former prosecutor from Dakota County and has served as a campaign manager and advisor for multiple local candidates. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law and Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Political Science from the University of Minnesota.

Amy Watson

Director of Finance

As the Director of Finance at Code.org, Amy leads the Finance and Accounting team. Her team is responsible for financial reporting, the annual audit, budgeting, managing cash and keeping the books in order. Prior to joining Code.org, Amy led Finance functions at small to medium size technology and software companies in the Seattle area. Amy holds a BA in Business Administration from Seattle University and an MBA from Loyola University Chicago. When not working, she is often planning for or enjoying travel adventures around the globe.


Amy Woodman

Curriculum Development Manager

Amy is part of the Curriculum team, specifically focused on developing engaging and inclusive CS activities for elementary-aged students. In addition to her dedication to CS curriculum writing, Amy has worked in multiple levels of education, spanning from classroom teaching, non-profit management, education policy, and academic research. When she's not working, Amy enjoys reading and writing fiction, surfing, and building forts with her daughter.

Andrea Robertson-Nottingham

Facilitator Development Specialist

As part of the Education team, Andrea focuses on the development and support of our amazing 6-12 facilitators. A National Board Certified teacher in CTE, Andrea has spent 26 years in secondary classrooms teaching mathematics, engineering and computer science. In her spare time, she works with a local youth development program as an adviser for their NSBE Jr. chapter.

Anjali Pal

Software Engineer

Anjali is a software engineer with a passion for CS education. She aspires to teach high school math and computer science some day. Prior to joining Code.org, she participated in Google's Engineering Residency program. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, board games, and swimming.


Anthony Suarez

Chief Technology Officer

Anthony leads the engineering team at Code.org. He is passionate about making computer science education available globally and supporting CS education for kids. Prior to Code.org, Anthony led product and engineering teams at Amazon Web Services working on core compute platforms. He has over 20 years of experience across a variety of industries including cloud services, medical tech, education, and nonprofit.

Baker Franke

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 Brooks

Data Scientist

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.


Bethany Connor

Software Engineer

Bethany is a software engineer who is passionate about expanding CS education and diversifying the tech industry. Prior to Code.org, she worked at Google and previously volunteered with the TEALs program.

Brad Buchanan

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 Reville

Software Engineer

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.


Bria Barry

Regional Manager, Mid-Atlantic

Bria Barry serves as the Northeast Outreach Manager at Code.org where she works with regional partners and educators in multiple states to expand access to computer science education. Based in Maryland, Bria is an experienced outreach specialist and educational equity leader with a career in P-20 education working from local to international levels. As the proud mother of two young girls, she is passionate about inspiring the next generation of innovators and expanding opportunities that create inclusive and equitable access to quality education for untapped learners.

Bryan Djunaedi

Product Manager

Bryan is passionate about making Code.org more accessible internationally and also manages core components of the Code.org website. As a UW computer science graduate, he previously worked as a software engineer at Boeing and a curriculum writer/CS teacher at the Light and Leadership Initiative in Peru.

Cameron Wilson

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.


Carol Meadows

Controller

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.

Caroline Herman

Events Manager

As the event coordinator, Caroline works to create impactful events that support the Code.org mission and reflect her passion for the increased representation of women and minorities. Prior to joining the team, she worked in events for an artisan jeweler in Brooklyn, NY. Caroline has a Bachelor of Science in communication design and enjoys creating art in her free time.

Case Soskin

HR Generalist

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 just received her SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) certification. Outside of work, Case spends her time volunteering through the Junior League of Seattle.


Charlie Forkish

Software Engineer

Charlie loves learning new things, and has always been confused and saddened to find that not everyone shares this fundamental joy. Consequently he has made it his life mission to help ignite the spark of curiosity in as many people as possible, whether through one-on-one interactions or globally-reaching software platforms.

Clare Constantine

Software Engineering Manager

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.

Dan Schneider

Curriculum Development Manager

Dan is a curriculum writer at Code.org. Prior to joining the education team, Dan taught computer science and math to high school students in Tucson, AZ. Dan is passionate about creating connections between our students' personal experiences and computer science, empowering them to use computer science to create change in their own communities and as a creative medium for self-expression.


Dani LaMarca

Software Engineer

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 Bailey

Software Engineer

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 Bernier

Director of Partnerships and Development

David develops and supports corporate and foundation partnerships to further our mission. Prior to his current role he worked on the Code.org Outreach Team leading expansion efforts in California, Arizona, and Nevada. He also served as a Project Director for an NSF grant at UCLA, and a curriculum specialist, and middle school teacher in Los Angeles. David has an M.A. from New York University and a B.A. from UCLA.


Dayne Wagner

Software Engineer

Dayne is a software engineer with a passion for making the world a better place, self improvement, and playing games. Previously, he worked at Amazon and Twitch.tv.

Don Miller

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 Hamovitz

Software Engineer

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.


Emily McLeod

Director of Curriculum

Emily leads the curriculum team at Code.org. She is an education program designer and manager with 15+ years of experience, specializing in equitable, high-quality STEM in formal and informal settings, and is passionate about engaging girls and youth from underrepresented groups in computer science. Previously, Emily was the Director of Innovation, Research, and Curriculum at Techbridge Girls, and was a curriculum designer at Education Development Center. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking and playing board games with her husband and two children.

Eric Fershtman

Marketing Program Coordinator

Eric coordinates and supports various marketing programs, including Hour of Code. Before joining Code.org, he held a wide range of roles, from university instructor to corporate communications specialist to grocery manager. Most recently, he worked at Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank, managing projects, relationships, and social media.

Erin Bond

Software Engineer

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 Peach

Software Engineer

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

Ha Nguyen

Software Engineer

Ha is a software engineer at Code.org. His interest in programing and computer science started when he learned to create a simple piano program using Pascal. Ha believes computer science is one of the easiest way to turn ideas into reality, to unlock creativity and to expand potential of everyone. He joined Code.org to pursue the mission of bringing computer science education to children worldwide. Previously, Ha worked at Microsoft on Windows Core team.

Hadi Partovi

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.


Hannah Walden

Curriculum Development Manager

Hannah is a high school curriculum writer at Code.org. Prior to joining the education team, Hannah taught computer science in rural Maine and facilitated professional development. She enjoys reading, gaming, and building things. Hannah is passionate about finding creative ways to make computer science engaging for all students.

Jael Topek

Videographer

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.

Jared Fritz

Regional Manager

Jared graduated from UIUC's Industrial Engineering program and spent nearly a decade developing software and technology partnerships before joining the Code.org team. He enjoys engaging and inspiring through STEAM-focused education and is focused on expanding access to computer science and increasing participation amongst underrepresented groups.


Jackie Smalls

Chief Program Officer

Jackie has a rich background in STEM education, having served as the head of programs at Black Girls Code and previously running professional learning programs for Discovery Education, impacting tens of thousands of teachers and students. She served as an Environmental Scientist in the US Army, a school teacher, and one of the standards-writers on the Next Generation Science Standards. She resides in Southern Maryland only minutes from the District of Columbia and Virginia. Jackie leads our Education Programs Team.

Jake Bell

International Partnerships Manager

Jake supports Code.org's international partners in their efforts to bring computer science to the students in their countries. He previously worked as a web development instructor, where he discovered his passion for helping others learn computer science.

Jess Baker

Professional Learning Specialist

Jess is a member of the Education team. She primarily focuses on professional development programs. Before joining the team at code.org, Jess was the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at a school for girls in New Orleans. She has taught middle school science, high school Biology, and CS Principles.


Jessica Kulwik

Software Engineer

Jessica is passionate about expanding access to computer science and demystifying technology. In her free time, she volunteers with local and rural high schools to teach intro computer science classes. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and worked at Microsoft prior to joining Code.org.

Jorge Castro

Program Coordinator

Jorge works with national and international partners to bring computer science education to underserved communities. Before code.org, he organized outreach campaigns with the Union of Concerned Scientists and taught marine science at a museum. Jorge studied chemistry and geoscience at Williams College.

Josh Schulte

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.


Katie Hendrickson

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.

Kaitie O'Bryan

Professional Learning Specialist

Kaitie comes from Mounds View High School where she started her school's computer science program. Kaitie is also a Knowles Senior Fellow and has served 3 years on the local CSTA chapter's leadership team. She graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics and Studio Art from Gustavus Adolphus College and earned a Masters in Math Education from the University of Minnesota.

Kirsten O'Brien

PR & Social Media Manager

Kirsten is the public relations and social media manager at Code.org. Prior to joining the team, she spent several years as a journalist at both SeattlePI.com and The Seattle Times. She is a proud Western Washington University graduate and also holds a master's degree in communication from the University of Washington. She is passionate about challenging computer science stereotypes, building Twitter bots, drinking too much coffee and planning her next international trip.


Kristin Neibert

Office Manager

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 member, Sarah, and manages all things swag and inventory.

Kristina Echols

HR & Recruiting Associate

As the Administrative Assistant, Kristina works to support the People Ops team at Code.org. Kristina is a graduate from Montana State University and has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business. Outside of work, Kristina spends her free time playing board games, testing new recipes, and spending time with her two small dogs.

Lara Sepulveda-Machado

International Partnerships Manager

Lara is part of the international partnerships team, where she focuses her efforts to bring computer science education to underserved communities in the Americas. Before code.org Lara worked at Uncommon as the first Community Manager for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Alumni Network. She has also worked at Seattle Region Partnership, CBRE client accounts like Microsoft and Amazon, and the Seattle International Foundation. When she is not working or volunteering, she can be found playing co-ed soccer, eating all forms of tacos or hiking with her husband and their dog, Beau.


Laura Schute

Program Coordinator

Laura is one of the Program Coordinators on the Outreach & Education team, with a background in both education and program coordination. She loves the tech industry and is dedicated to bringing Computer Science to every school and district. Laura supports a variety of programs for Code.org and enjoys bringing onsite support at Partner and Facilitator events.

LeoLin Bowen

Regional Manager

LeoLin is a Regional Manager on the Code.org Outreach Team. She has always been passionate about the importance of STEAM subjects and programming and the need to increase the participation of underrepresented groups. LeoLin studied Psychology at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

Leonardo Ortiz Villacorta

VP of International Partnerships

Leonardo’s role is to drive partnerships with organizations from all over the globe, including governments, nonprofits and private entities, to scale Code.org’s mission by equipping students with the skills they need to better understand this new digital world and succeed in it. Before joining Code.org, he held various communications, public affairs and corporate social responsibility roles at Microsoft Corp., the Mexican Federal Government and Edelman PR Worldwide.


Lian Swanson

Executive Assistant

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.

Liz Gauthier

Data Analyst

Liz Gauthier a Data Analyst for the Research, Evaluation, and Data Team. Prior to this role, Liz has been a System Engineer at Lockheed Martin, Data Analyst for Backroads, and taught high school science for one year. Liz enjoys making elaborate spreadsheets and Tableau views to give visibility into data. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors with her husband and two young daughters.

Maddie Kasula

Software Engineering Manager

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 Glennon

Director of State Government Affairs

Maggie works on state policy for Code.org across the western U.S. 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.

Mariah Acuff

Marketing Associate

Mariah graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Communications, focusing on diversity and media studies. As the Marketing Associate, she currently supports Code.org's campaign and fundraising initiatives and enjoys writing fresh content, testing digital marketing strategies, and developing creative campaigns.

Marina Taylor

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 Barrett

Product Designer

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.

Max Vernikovskiy

Software Engineer

Max is a software engineer working at Code.org. Max strongly believes everyone deserves high quality, accessible education, and is excited to help Code.org in its mission of providing accessible computer science education to schools around the world. Prior to working at Code.org, he worked on backend services at Twitter, and prior to that he worked at Amazon's Amazon Web Services, contributing to infrastructure large parts of the internet rely on.

Megan Godwin

Director of People Ops

Megan manages administration, 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 Hochstatter

Program Manager

Megan is the K-5 Program Manager on the Education Team where she supports the CS Fundamentals facilitator community. A lifelong learner, and curious by nature, Megan is devoted to empowering educators and students today so that they can shape the future.

Michael Oneppo

Product Manager

Michael works on Code.org's programming tools. His passion for Computer Science education was kindled at Nabu.org, where he helped use technology to bring educational resources to classrooms in Haiti. A computer science major with a Master's degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, Mike brings over a decade of program and product management experience from Microsoft and FiftyThree. When he's not working, he spends most of his time parenting two awesome little kids. When he's not doing that, he's either catching up on sleep or making music.

Mike Harvey

Curriculum Development Manager

Before joining Code.org, Mike taught elementary and middle school computer science classes in a district outside of Portland, Maine. His students discovered an excitement for technology through lessons in robotics, game design, 3d printing, and physical computing. He also facilitated professional development for CS Fundamentals and CS Discoveries. At Code.org, Mike works with the education team to develop curriculum for elementary students.


Min Yoo

Director of Marketing & Development

Min oversees marketing, communications, and fundraising at Code.org. A computer science major who has spent over 25 years in roles spanning product management, marketing, and business development, she is an ardent believer in the foundational nature of computer science and the need for equitable access.

Molly Moen

Software Engineer

Molly is a software engineer with a passion for increasing access to computer science and diversifying the tech field. As someone who did not take an interest in CS until college, she is especially excited about Code.org's mission of bringing computer science to every school. In her spare time she enjoys baking, playing board games, and crafting. Previously, Molly worked at Microsoft. She is a graduate of the University of Washington.

Nimisha Ghosh Roy

Strategic Development 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.


Pat Yongpradit

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.

Reena Chaudhary

Senior Accountant

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.

Rosie Sullivan

Program Coordinator

Rosie comes from an education and community outreach background. Prior to joining the team, she worked for DC Mayor’s Office and LG Electronics. She is a graduate of Ewha Womans University where she studied education and business administration. Rosie is dedicated to advancing learning opportunities for youth so they can make a better world. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her fluffy corgi, Melody.


Sabine Thomas

Regional Manager, Northwest

Sabine developed a passion for learning about Computer Science and Software Development after spending time at ADA Developers Academy. In her capacity of Regional Manager she is supporting Code.org’s regional partnerships in the Northwest.

Sam Hutchins

Data Analytics Manager

Sam is part of the Research, Evaluation, and Data Team where he supports the data analysis, visualization, and communication needs of the organization. Sam has a degree in Applied Mathematics from Northern Vermont University and a background in big data, mostly in the healthcare space.

Sarah Fairweather

Program Manager

Sarah is a program manager for Code.org's middle and high school programs, focusing on teacher and facilitator professional learning. She comes to Code.org with a background in educational equity and leadership development.


Sariah Bujanda

Professional Learning Specialist

Sariah is dedicated to creating inclusive, safe, and equitable futures for students. Prior to joining the team, she provided professional development as a K-12 science teacher support specialist and CS Discoveries facilitator in New Mexico. Her past roles also include secondary science and math teacher and school administrator. Before becoming a STEM educator, Sariah was a civil engineer. She has master’s degrees in civil engineering and educational leadership, both from The University of New Mexico.

Sean Roberts

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.

Sung Kim

Regional Manager

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.


Suresh Chanmugan

Software Engineer

Suresh was born and raised in Baton Rouge, but has called Seattle home since 1999. His interest in code.org's mission was kindled by time he spent volunteering at Technology Access Foundation and the Maya Angelou Public Charter School. He previously worked at Liaison Technologies, a data integration company. Screen reader support enabled.

Tawny Bradley

Outreach Program Manager

Tawny is a Program Manager on the Outreach Team at Code.org. She has a master's degree from the University of Sheffield. Prior to Code.org, Tawny ran a vocational film program in Maine, worked in creative media skills-based curriculum development in London, and produced film festival programs across the UK.

Tess O'Brien

Product Manager

Tess is a Product Manager at Code.org working with the Curriculum and Professional Learning teams. Having learned computer science skills after college, she is passionate about increasing diversity in the tech field. Prior to working with Code.org, Tess worked to help build technology solutions for nonprofits including Slow Food USA, The Seattle Housing Authority and YWCA. In her spare time she enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her pup.


Vinh Luong

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 Jordan

Software Engineer

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.

Winter Dong

Software Engineer

Winter is a software engineer working on Code.org's backend services, scaling, and deployment infrastructure. Before Code.org, she worked at Amazon. Despite initially viewing tech through rose-colored lenses, she eventually became interested in improving diversity in tech and using tech for social good. Outside of work, she enjoys games and music, and volunteers for the TEALS program as a remote AP CS teacher for a school in Vancouver, Washington.


Our Extended Team

Thank you to our extended team of Engineer Contributors and Lead Translators!

Our Facilitators

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.

Special Thanks to

  • Adriel Tam - Technically Learning Board Member
  • Alex Brenner - Director of Accounting and Finance
  • Alexandra Vlachakis - Educator
  • Alexandra Taylor - Events Intern
  • Alice Steinglass - President
  • Alicia Rinehart - Office Manager
  • Amy Hirotaka - Government Affairs
  • Andre Stackhouse - Software Engineer
  • Andrew Gealy - Product Manager
  • Andrew Oberhardt - Software Engineer
  • Ann Puckett - Regional Manager
  • Anthonette Pena - National Program Manager
  • Anthony Bau - Engineering Intern
  • Asher Kach - Data Engineer
  • Audrey Clark - Curriculum Intern
  • Aydin Ghajar - Branding/Design for original code.org Website
  • Beth Boatright - Technically Learning Board Member
  • Blake Johnson - Director of Individual Giving
  • Bow Jones - Videographer
  • Brad Porter - Amazon
  • Brent Van Minnen - Software Engineer
  • Brian Jordan - Software Engineer
  • Brittany Scheuch - Operations Team Intern
  • Brook Osborne - Education Program Manager
  • Caley Brock - Engineer
  • Carly Gliva - Opersations Coordinator
  • Carina Box - Director of Outreach
  • Charley Williams - Regional Manager, Midwest
  • Charles Dick
  • Chris Pirich - Engineer
  • Cody Edmonds - Program Coordinator
  • Corey Morrison - Curriculum Writer
  • Daniel Apone - Technically Learning Board Member
  • David Ollodart - Curriculm Intern
  • Elaine Kao - Government Affairs Intern
  • Elizabeth Bacon - Curriculum Development Manager
  • Emma Achberger
  • Emma Neiman - Program Associate
  • Eric Hilton - Technically Learning Board Member
  • Eric Jordan - Software Engineer
  • Eric Oemig - Technically Learning Board Member
  • Erin Purcell - Accountant
  • George Zhang - Education Intern
  • GT Wrobel - Curriculum Development Manager
  • Jake Baskin - Computer Science Advocate
  • Jared Dozal - Curriculum Writer
  • James Gwertzman - Evangelist
  • Jeffrey Loppert - MathWorks
  • Jenna Garcia - Program Manager
  • Jessie Opaleski - Education Team Intern
  • Jillian Khoo - Engineer Intern
  • Joanne Polsky - Software Engineer
  • Joe Basirico - Technically Learning Board Member
  • Jon Lanthier - Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Jon Smith - Manager
  • Jordyn Seni - Project Manager
  • Josh Lory - Software Engineering Manager
  • Josh Caldwell - K-12 Curriculum Lead
  • Karis Kim - Engineer Intern
  • Kate Brunette - Partnerships and Campaign Coordinator
  • Katie Apone - Program Manager
  • Katie Kurtz - Grant Writer
  • Kiki Prottsman - Curriculum Development Manager
  • Laura Kline - Marketing & Product Manager
  • Lauren Selig - Producer
  • Lesley Chilcott - Filmmaker
  • Maddie Mador - Marketing Associate
  • Madeline Burton - Curriculum Writer
  • Malorie O'Toole - Program Manager, Education
  • Mara Downing - Curriculum Intern
  • Marc Wautier
  • Margot Grant - Government Affairs Intern
  • Maria Choi - Vice President, Fundraising & Partnerships at Fast Forward
  • Mary Barnes - Data Analyst
  • Mary Magellan - Grant Writer / Fund Development
  • Mary Pelfrey - Events Manager
  • Matt Bauer - Curriculum Writer
  • Matt Oshry - 24/7 Inc.
  • Megan Sullivan - Curriculum Team Intern
  • Mei'Lani Eyre - Curriculum Team Intern
  • Melissa Glenn - Executive Assistant
  • Melissa Jones - Community Development Manager
  • Michelle Page - CFO
  • Mike Finch - Designer
  • Minh Nguyen - Fundraising Intern
  • Monica Parsons - Videographer
  • Nat Brown - Founder, An Engineering Guild
  • Nichol Bradford
  • Nicole Ehrlich - Producer
  • Nicole Reitz-Larsen - District Manager
  • Patricia Phillips - Curriculum Writer
  • Paul Carduner - Software Engineer
  • Phil Wagner - Instructional Designer, Google
  • Poorva Singal - Senior Product Manager
  • Rachel Klein - VP of Professional Learning & Community
  • Rachel Phillips - Research and Evaluation
  • Ram Kandasamy - Software Engineer
  • Rebecca Deutsch - Technically Learning Board Member
  • Ross Hogin - Graphic Designer, Branding/Re-design of code.org
  • Roxanne Emadi - Marketing & Communications
  • Ryan Sloan - Product Manager
  • Sally Liu - Marketing
  • Sarah Chow - Customer Support and Fundraising Associate
  • Sarah Filman - VP of Education
  • Scott Bailey - Audio Producer / Sound Design
  • Scott Isaacs - Amazon
  • Sheela VanHoose - Director of State Government Affairs
  • Shelby White - Program Coordinator
  • Stacy Hsu - Graphic Designer
  • Stephanie Chiang - Program Manager, Google
  • Stephen Styrchak
  • Suky Kang - Director of International Partnerships
  • Susan Evans
  • Tanya Parker - Technical Product Manager
  • Tessa Wiedmann - Data Intern
  • Thi Phomprida - Customer Support
  • Trent Kay Maverick - Curriculum Writer
  • Trevor Berg - Software Engineer