List of People Who Matter
As CEO and founder of CodeREV Kids, Evan draws from his experience as an education entrepreneur, STEM educator, and lead product manager for education software.
As Evan became familiar with local school curricula in his 14 years teaching STEM, he grew to see coding as the missing link that was not being taught in schools.
Evan feels fortunate to work with such talented and caring teachers, believing a company is only as good as its people. When not at CodeREV, Evan is usually helping CodeREV grow, or spending time with his two young daughters Sophia and Sienna, and his wife, Alex.
Dr. Stuppy drives CodeREV Kids educational products to be as excellent as they can be. Dr. Stuppy is former CTO of Sylvan, CIO of Princeton Review, President of Tutor Vista, and VP of Product at ETS (Creators of the SAT, GMAT, and GRE).
Dr. Stuppy has been featured by ABC, NBC, CBS, The NY Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He earned his B.S. in Biological Sciences and Masters in Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education at Stanford University, an MBA in marketing, and a Ph.D. in Education Policy from UCLA. He is an expert on fast growth strategies, mastery learning and technology enabled school reform.
Jim Pike is CodeREV’s director of game-based learning, a fifth grade teacher at Albert Einstein Academy of Beverly Hills, and the lead consultant on the Rio Hondo College MindCraft STEM-CTE l TEACH Grant Program.
Jim has been teaching with Minecraft for over 3 years and is the creator of MathCraft, which combines Math and Minecraft to teach math in a fun, highly effective way.
Together with CodeREV, Jim has developed the Minecraft Professional Learning community, which offers Common Core Standards aligned lesson plans and professional development workshops.
Mylo serves as a lead curriculum consultant for CodeREV as he works on mathcraft and other educational products and services.
While earning his Masters in Education at Harvard University, Mylo worked on Common Core alignment for Scratch, which he also worked on with the MIT Media Lab. Scratch is a popular a programming language designed for kids.
Mylo was also lead content manager for Educade.org, curriculum developer at PlayMaker School, and lead researcher for NSF funded project Learning Lens, which assesses learning through multimedia data capture.
Mylo is also a talented actor.
Luis Morales is a one-man software development company, having developed business applications for lead generation, data gathering, automation, and optimization. Luis studied Computer Science and has trained hundreds of teachers and students in computational thinking, computer science principles, and game design.
Before working for CodeREV, Luis tutored students grades K - 12 for a program that helps students from low income homes and underperforming schools. Luis specializes in creating systems that improve efficiency in operations, growth, and for our education partners. In his free time, Luis is a competitive Super Smash Brothers player, attending tournaments around Southern California.
Doug is a professional artist and animator born and raised in the heart of Los Angeles! He’s a master of many disciplines, ranging from pencil drawing and digital painting to video editing and 3D animation using Autodesk Maya. Doug graduated from The LA Film School with a degree in Computer Animation and has worked freelance as a 2D and 3D designer before joining CodeREV.
Doug regards art as the most universal and timeless language there is, and an essential part of education. When Doug isn't teaching at CodeREV or honing his Maya skills, he enjoys video games, being active, and marathoning Japanese anime.
Jehlali is a talented 3D animation artist, with expertise in 3D modeling, video editing, photography, and more!
Jehlali received his degree in Computer Science from The Los Angeles Film School, and continues to hone his skills pursuing a career in game development.
Naturally, Jehlali is an avid gamer. Whether it’s a turn based role playing game, a competitive FPS, or a frantic one-on-one brawl in Mortal Kombat, Jehlali’s played it all! When Jehlali isn’t gaming, he enjoys cooking and can serve up one mean spaghetti dinner.
Blair MacLeod, the Head of Robotics Curriculum at CodeREV Kids and mechanical engineer, developed the Mars Rover Creator Bot over the past three and a half years. She started as an instructor and curriculum writer at CodeREV Kids during her college summers and has worked in engineering labs with drones, rockets, and embedded systems.
In addition to creating and developing the Mars Rover Creator Bot, Blair trains educators around the world to deliver innovative STEAM learning experiences.
Humayoun is a full stack senior software engineer, having earned a Bachelors Degree in Software Engineering from the National University of Sciences and Technology, and his Masters of Science in Computer Science from USC. He has developed mobile apps and games for Android and iOS which have a combined more than 1 million downloads!
He has been passing down his abilities through teaching for the past 4 years, and has helped build CodeREV's learning and operations software, which includes coursework in C#, C++ and Java. You name it, and Humayoun can do build it when it comes to software development.
Dr. Erie Boorman is the Director of Learning and Decision Making Lab at UC Davis, which lies at the intersection of Psychology, Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence, and Behavioral Economics. Professor Boorman earned a Post Doctoral Degree from Oxford and Cal Tech, a Ph.D from Oxford University, and holds a Bachelor's Degree from Stanford University.
Professor Boorman's research has led to advancements in CodeREV's approach to learning by integrating leading cutting edge research on learning, retention, and decision making in real world environments. Dr. Boorman's guidance continues to drive CodeREV's ongoing innovations and research in the areas of curriculum, training, and robotics.