Entrepreneurship / Startups
CEO of CodePath.org
Michael Ellison is the CEO and founder of CodePath.org. CodePath.org is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit transforming computer science education for underrepresented minorities at 23 colleges and universities, doubling in size each semester. Working closely with major technology companies like Facebook, CodePath.org is changing what is being taught and how it is being taught in CS programs nationwide to create the largest pipeline of underrepresented technical talent. Prior to CodePath.org, Ellison founded 3 nonprofits and 3 tech startups starting at age 19. Ellison was a founding board member for Women Who Code and co-founder of Segment which went through Y-Combinator (YC) in 2011 and is now one of YC's fastest growing Series C portfolio companies.