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    Hadi Partovi

    CEO & Co-Founder, Code.org

    Hadi Partovi is an entrepreneur, investor and co-founder of Code.org, an education non-profit dedicated to growing computer science education. A graduate of Harvard University, Partovi began his career during the browser wars in the 1990s, when he was Microsoft’s Group Program Manager for Internet Explorer. Partovi was also General Manager of MSN.com where he helped deliver 30 percent annual growth and MSN’s only year of profit. He was on the founding teams of Tellme (acquired by Microsoft) and iLike (acquired by MySpace). As an angel investor and startup advisor, Hadi’s portfolio includes Facebook, Zappos, Dropbox, airbnb, OPOWER, Flixster, Bluekai, TASER and many others.

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    Thursday, Oct 16 2014

    12 PM

    Unlikely collaborators and off-the-grid thinkers share their perspectives on the never-ending impact of tech and how the technological revolution... read more
    4 hours | Summit | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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