The Story of Coded Minds

Omar Farooqui - Founder & President

Omar Farooqui

Founder & President - Coded Minds Global

Omar Farooqui

Founder & President, Coded Minds Global

Omar Farooqui is an entrepreneur, investor, and startup enthusiast. He is the Founder & President of Coded Minds. Wanting to disrupt the education industry from the ground up, not just through pedagogy but also price, through his vision of merging public and private education as one. With this mission, he created Coded Minds in 2017. Omar is a careered finance professional in a previous life spanning two decades. His two previous ventures were Green Sands Equity out of San Francisco and previously CapInvest (latterly CI Holdings), which was a joint initiative with the asset management arm of United Overseas Bank Singapore. He was also on the Mutual Funds Board of Saudi Fransi Capital for several years. His corporate life was split between Algebra Capital, Deutsche Bank & NCB Capital out of Saudi Arabia. An avid tennis player, he invests and ventures through his investment vehicle, Five Rivers Holdings.

North America

  • Nik Zetouni, Manager, Online Education

    Nik Zetouni

    Head of Canada Operations

  • Andres Porras - iSTEAM integration specialist (under me)

    Andres Porras

    iSTEAM Integration Specialist

  • Lin Farnholz, Executive Director, Business Operations

    Lin Farnholz

    Executive Director, Business Operations

  • Michele Hargreaves, Executive Director, People, Culture and Learning

    Michele Hargreaves

    Executive Director, People, Culture & Learning

Asia Pacific

  • Greg Duffel - CEO & President, Coded Minds Asia Pacific

    Greg Duffel

    CEO & President

  • Param Sivaprakasam - Vice President, Coded Minds Asia Pacific

    Param Sivaprakasam

    Vice President

  • Melisha

    Melisha Asohan

    Digital Marketing Specialist

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    Representative -Philippine

Middle East

  • Fathema Kothawala - Sales Executive

    Fathema Kothawala

    Sales Executive

  • Ayesha Sheikh

    Ayesha Sheikh

    Academic Coordinator

  • Mhd Humam Al Kassar - Sales Executive

    Mhd Humam Al Kassar

    Sales Executive

  • Mariya Patanwala - Academic Manager

    Mariya Patanwala

    Academic Manager

Saudi Arabia
  • Rozana

    Rozana Albanawi

    Special Projects

  • Sulaiman AlKadi

    Sulaiman AlKadi


  • Sarah Alshari - Marketing Executive

    Sarah Alshari

    Marketing Executive

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    Amro Adas


South Asia

  • Amna Khaishgi - CEO & President, South Asia

    Amna Khaishgi

    CEO & President

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    Ubaid Iqbal

    Assistant Manager Operations

  • Rohma Anwer - Academic Manager

    Rohma Anwer

    Β Academic Manager

  • Momina Sheikh - Business Development & Student Relations

    Momina Sheikh

    Business Development & Student Relations

  • Fabeha Nasir - Media Manager

    Fabeha Nasir

    Media Manager

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    Laiq Ahmed

    Business Development &
    Corporate Relations

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    Arsalan Khan

    Head Digital media & Marketing

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