By the students, for 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

Zach Latta

Founder(he/him)

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

Max Wofford

Operations(he/him)

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.

Christina Asquith

Christina Asquith

COO(she/her)

Christina is founder & former editor-in-chief of Fuller Project, a global journalism nonprofit reporting on issues impacting women. A journalist since college, she’s reported from eight countries for the New York Times, Guardian, TIME, the Washington Post & others. She taught as a public school teacher in 2000, which inspired her book “The Emergency Teacher.”

Lachlan Campbell

Lachlan Campbell

Storytelling(they/them)

Lachlan joined as a club leader from State College, PA to make hackclub.com. 3 years later, as Head of Storytelling, they work on Hack Club’s website, design, frontend, open source, & communications. They’re currently on COVID leave from NYU ’23, majoring in Interactive Media Arts.

Matthew Stanciu

Matthew Stanciu

Clubs(he/him)

After leading a successful club in West Lafayette, Indiana, & organizing multiple hackathons with Hack Club Bank, Matthew joined the team to work with clubs around the world. He now writes Hack Club’s curriculum, helps clubs around the world, & last spring drove across the U.S. to visit clubs.

Amogh Chaubey

Amogh Chaubey

Community + Events(he/him)

Amogh is all about having fun. Whether it’s running an art showcase on the Slack or massive Kahoots at hackathons, he loves to run awesome events. Amogh joined HQ to run spectacular community events, to make Hack Club the best place to be a teenager on the internet, and as Hack Club’s second best rapper.

Chris Walker

Chris Walker

Hacker Resources(he/him)

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.

Michael Destefanis

Michael Destefanis

Hack Club Bank(he/him)

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.

Chaleb Pommells

Chaleb Pommells

Hack Club Bank

Chaleb joined the community in 2018 and has run a club in South Florida. Chaleb also attended the 2019 Flagship Summit. Now working with Michael, Chaleb helps with the day-to-day operations of Hack Club Bank.

Athul Blesson

Athul Blesson

Asia-Pacific Region(he/him)

Athul started dozens of the largest Hack Clubs in India. After graduating from high school, he joined as the Regional Manager of Asia-Pacific & Africa, where he actively manages 117 clubs.

Behind the Scenes

Scott Motte

Scott Motte

Hack Club Bank(he/him)

After teaching himself to code in college, Scott went on to lead an exciting software life with multiple startups. Now a father, he joined Hack Club to help build the program he wants available to his children—when they reach high school age.

Tina Soriano

Tina Soriano

Assistant(she/her)

Philippine bred and settled with family in the U.S., Tina shifted her career from marketing and film production to teaching kids in the Clark County School District. Now she is happy to help high school students hack their way to a fabulous future.

Acknowledgements

Dina Elhanan

Dina Elhanan

2020 Summer Intern(she/her)

Dina started a club in Canada in 2018. Since then she’s run a local hackathon, organized club events & trips, and spoke at Hack Club’s Flagship 2019 Summit. After graduating high school, Dina joined HQ as a ✨Vibes Influencer✨ summer intern. e Shnow studies Electrical Engineering at McMaster University, class of 2024.

Theo Bleier

Theo Bleier

Special Projects(he/him)

Theo, a high schooler, joined the Hack Club community in Summer 2018 after reading about Bank online. Since then, he’s run multiple events on Bank & worked on coding it. In 2020, Theo worked on AMAs & distributing laptop grants to students.

Mingjie Jiang

Mingjie Jiang

Community(he/him)

Mingjie started working with Hack Club in July 2017, while leading his club in Rockville, Maryland, working on community engagement & public identity. He’s also run Hack Chicago, CodeDay, and countless other hackathons to spread his passion for technology.

Linus Lee

Linus Lee

Hack Club Bank(he/him)

Linus spends most of his free time working on side projects ranging from an audio travel diary to creative coding tools to his own programming language. He brought his experience in product & community from Cal Hacks & Dorm Room Fund to grow Hack Club Bank.

Fernanda Lozano

Fernanda Lozano

Flagship(she/her)

Fernanda is a student of computational neuroscience, entrepreneur, & organizer of events like the Entrepreneurial Learning Academy for students in Mexico. In summer 2019, she helped organize the Flagship Summit in San Francisco.