Tom O’Connell is the Vice President of Programs and Partnerships at Code/Interactive. As a former high school physics & computer science teacher and teacher coach, Tom joined Code/Interactive to build professional development and content coaching programs for computer science teachers. Tom has fostered partnerships and supported teachers with schools and districts nationally as a part of the Computer Science For All Initiative. He is an adjunct professor at the Lehman College Graduate School of Education and a facilitator and teacher coach for Exploring Computer Science. Tom is an advisor to Facebook’s TechStart program, Teach For America’s CS Fellows initiative, and the Out In Tech Youth Program. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at computer science and technology education events.