Computer Science – The Untapped Opportunity in Education
Hadi Partovi, Code.org
Software and technology surround us and are disrupting every part of life. Yet 90 percent of schools don't teach even the basics of computer science – how software works, and how to create technology. Explore how we can bring this foundational field to hundreds of millions of students.
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About the speaker
Hadi Partovi, Co-Founder, Code.org
Hadi is an entrepreneur and investor, and also co-founder of education non-profit Code.org. As an entrepreneur, he was on the founding teams of Tellme and iLike. As an angel investor and startup advisor, Hadi’s portfolio includes Facebook, Dropbox, airbnb, Zappos, OPOWER, IndieGogo, Bluekai, and many others.