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.

John Kao - Senior Advisor & Council of Advisors, Coded Minds Global

John Kao

Senior Advisor - Coded Minds Global

John Kao

Senior Advisor, Coded Minds Global

John has been called "Mr. Creativity" and "A Serial Innovator" by The Economist. He is a thought leader, practitioner and advisor, who has played a leading role in the fields of innovation and business creativity for over 30 years. He taught at Harvard Business School for 14 years and also served as visiting faculty at the MIT Media Lab and Stanford. John's belief in the capacities of young people led him to launch EdgeMakers, a learning experience focused on innovative thinking.

North America

Canada
  • Nik Zetouni, Manager, Online Education

    Nik Zetouni

    Manager, Online Education

  • Natasha Roberts, Executive Director, Programming

    Natasha Roberts

    Executive Director, Programming

  • 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

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

    Greg Duffel

    CEO & President

  • Param Sivaprakasam - Vice President, Coded Minds Asia Pacific

    Param Sivaprakasam

    Vice President

  • M. Syafiq Bin Mohd Zin - Mentor

    M. Syafiq Bin Mohd Zin

    Mentor

  • Nurul Adilah - Mentor

    Nurul Adilah

    Mentor

Middle East

UAE
  • Fathema Kothawala - Sales Executive

    Fathema Kothawala

    Sales Executive

  • Huda Kanwal Malik - Sales Executive

    Huda Kanwal Malik

    Sales Executive

  • Mhd Humam Al Kassar - Sales Executive

    Mhd Humam Al Kassar

    Sales Executive

  • Mariya Patanwala - Academic Manager

    Mariya Patanwala

    Academic Manager

Saudi Arabia
  • Amaal Alhifzi - Business Development

    Amaal Alhifzi

    Business Development

  • Reem Alshareef - Business Development

    Reem Alshareef

    Business Development

  • Sarah Alshari - Marketing Executive

    Sarah Alshari

    Marketing Executive

South Asia

Pakistan
  • Amna Khaishgi - CEO & President, South Asia

    Amna Khaishgi

    CEO & President

  • Taha Yasin - Business Development Operations

    Taha Yasin

    Business Development 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

  • Mahnoor Kazi - Media Manager

    Mahnoor Kazi

    Media Manager

  • Alizay Malik - Assistant Manager

    Alizay Malik

    Assistant Media Manager

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