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Hadi Partovi

Founder & CEO

Hadi Partovi is a tech entrepreneur & investor, & CEO of the education nonprofit He was born in Tehran, Iran, & after immigrating to the U.S., he spent his summers working as a software engineer to help pay his way through high school & college. Upon graduating from Harvard University, Hadi pursued a career in technology starting at Microsoft where he rose into the executive ranks. In 2013 Hadi & his twin brother Ali launched the education nonprofit, which Hadi continues to lead full-time as CEO. has established computer science classes reaching 30% of US students, created the most broadly used curriculum platform for K-12 computer science, & launched the global Hour of Code movement reaching hundreds of millions of students, spanning every country in the world.

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Events featuring Hadi Partovi
Events featuring Hadi Partovi