Hack Club Team

We the students.

We believe in a world where every young person is empowered to be the change they want to see around them. At Hack Club, we’re working hard to make it reality.

Zach Latta

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Zach Latta

Executive Director

Zach dropped out of high school after his freshman year to work in the technology industry and had over 5 million people using his software by the time he turned 17. He founded Hack Club to build the program he wish he had in high school and has been awarded the Thiel Fellowship and Forbes 30 Under 30 for his work.

Max Wofford

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Max Wofford

Operations

After teaching himself to code in junior year of high school, Max joined a group of nomadic hackers in Costa Rica to experience coding in a real-world setting. He has been with Hack Club since day one and is now working full-time in San Francisco to grow the movement.

Lachlan Campbell

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Lachlan Campbell

Web/Design

Lachlan, an active club leader from State College, PA, joined to work on hackclub.com. 1.5 years later, they make Hack Club’s website, design (system), & branding, and work on projects including Bank & Leaders. They will soon study Interactive Media Arts @ NYU, fall 2019.

Mingjie Jiang

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Mingjie Jiang

Community

Mingjie is a club leader from Rockville, Maryland. He started working with Hack Club in July 2017, currently working with community engagement and public identity of the organization. He also ran various programs like Hack Chicago & CodeDay DC to spread his passion for technology to fellow students.

Chris Walker

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Chris Walker

Hacker Resources

Chris started programming games in middle school, a hobby that developed into a deep passion for educational software. In 2013 he accepted a Thiel Fellowship and moved to San Francisco, where he watched Hack Club grow from an early stage. He now works full-time on Hack Club’s learning resources.

Athul Blesson

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Athul Blesson

Indian Region

Athul leads some of the largest Hack Clubs in India. After graduating from high school, he joined as the Regional Manager in India, where he actively leads 30+ clubs.

Michael Destefanis

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Michael Destefanis

Hack Club Bank

After graduating high school, Michael moved to California where he began working with Hack Club. He now leads Hack Club Bank and loves helping passionate people bring their ideas to reality.