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Mr. Hadi Partovi

CEO & Founder



Hadi Partovi is a tech entrepreneur and investor, and CEO of the Code.org. Born in Tehran, Iran, Hadi grew up during the Iran-Iraq war. His school did not offer computer science classes, so he taught himself to code. Upon graduating from Harvard University, Hadi pursued a career in technology starting at Microsoft. In 2013 Hadi and his twin brother Ali launched the education nonprofit Code.org. Code.org has established computer science classes reaching 30% of US students, created the most broadly used curriculum platform for K-12 computer science, and launched the global Hour of Code movement reaching over 100 million students worldwide.


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