WHO WE ARE

Our Vision

To be the revolutionary boundary less platform of choice for students delivering education of the 21st century.

Our MISSION

Establish a digitally led ecosystem whereby students can successfully attain relevant 21st century skills and create employment to boost local economy & be job creators NOT seekers.

Our VALUES

Each element of Coded Minds globally is social, impact-driven, bold, innovative, immersive and pushing the boundaries & creating new norms.

MEET OUR TEAM

team
Omar Farooqui - KSA Profile image

Omar Farooqui

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.

Founder & President,
CODED MINDS

john-kao

John Kao

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.

Senior Advisor, CODED MINDS GLOBAL
Founder - EdgeMakers by CODED MINDS

REEM

Reem Alshareef

Artist, writer, and architecture graduate, who believes it’s possible to reshape flawed systems and that living consciously should not be a chore.

Marketing and Business
Development Executive

SARAH

Sarah Alashri

Multidisciplinary artist and has actively participated as both artist and curator, holds a degree in Visual Arts. She aims to represent and investigate the visual representation of the Saudi culture.

Marketing and Business
Development Executive

AMAAL

Amaal Alhifzi

Student in Architecture School. Chapter Leader of social initiative CreativeMornings Jeddah. A strong believer in the importance of humanizing experiences and brands.

Marketing and Business
Development Executive

Connect With Us