Ali Partovi


Ali is CEO of Neo, a diverse mentorship community and startup accelerator. He has backed Airbnb, Dropbox, Facebook, & Uber. He co-founded (Hour of Code) to bring Computer Science to classrooms. Ali grew up in Tehran during the Iran-Iraq war, attended Harvard, and sold his first startup, LinkExchange, in 1998. He’s passionate about sustainable food and loves climbing, snowboarding, guitar, puzzles, & family.