Code Niagara is powered by a variety of technologists, strategists and teachers who share our vision for a more digitally empowered Niagara. Learn more about our team below:
Yashvi Shah is the founder and Managing Director of Code Niagara. With a Masters in Information Systems & Design, Yashvi works at the intersection of business and technology and is interested in empowering the next generation of technologists and entrepreneurs in the Niagara region through our work.
Pat Stewart is the Education Director of Code Niagara. A current high school teacher at A.N. Myer Secondary school, Pat has a variety of experience in teaching Robotics, Coding, and Physics. He has been consistently coding since he was 12 years old, and is very passionate about teaching what he has learned to others.
Chris Hanlon is the Technology Director of Code Niagara. He has been interested in programming and computer technology since high school. In the mid 90's he helped start one of the first Internet Service Providers in the Niagara region, which he managed until 2010. It has become Chris's goal to use his experience to encourage young people to try their hands at coding.
Board of Directors
Current Occupation: Consultant at Deloitte
working with emerging technologies and understanding their impact on businesses and on society as a whole
Current Occupation: UX Researcher at Google
using design thinking principles to enable the creativity of others
Current Occupation: UX Designer at FreshBooks
helping others solve problems and unleash their creativity through the power of design thinking
Current Occupation: Business Student at Brock
helping students discover their talents and providing opportunities for them to share these talents with their community