TOM O'CONNELL Interim Executive Director Code/Interactive

ABOUT TOM

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TOM O'CONNELL Interim Executive Director Code/Interactive
TOM O'CONNELL Interim Executive Director Code/Interactive
Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC | info@inspiringdiversity.com
TOM O'CONNELL Interim Executive Director Code/Interactive
TOM O'CONNELL Interim Executive Director Code/Interactive

ABOUT TOM

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
TOM O'CONNELL Interim Executive Director Code/Interactive

ABOUT TOM

  • Vision for Self

    I aspire to use my energy and skills to help those around me in the most efficient and high-impact ways possible. I want to be a better person, boss, son, and brother every day.

  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity: Italian / Irish

    ❉ Countries of Heritage: U.S.

    ❉ Language(s): English and Spanish

    ❉ Gender: Male

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 11

    ❉ Other Background Info (please describe): LGBTQ

  • Tom in Three Words

    ❉ Driven, Impatient, Changemaker

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Every teacher we ever train in computer science education at Code/Interactive

    ❉ All of the students that we have inspired to study computer science in college

    ❉ Being part of a wonderful CSforAll community to reach a collective goal

     

     

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ Teaching

    ❉ Nonprofit Management

    ❉ CSforAll Implementation

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Don’t worry so much. Don’t let perfect get in the way of good. Take a gap year between high school and college.

     

     

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company: Code/Interactive

    ❉ Role: Interim Executive Director

    ❉ Industry(ies): Education Nonprofit

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization:  N/A

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: N/A

     

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    Michael Denton - Former Executive Director, Code/Interactive

    Chris Ott - COO and partner in all things at Code/Interactive

    Kirk McDonald - President, PubMatic, Board Chair at Code/Interactive

    Leigh Ann DeLyser - Center of the CSforAll Universe

    Diane Levitt - K-12 CS Education direction at Cornell Tech

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    Cornell University, Lehman College

    ❉ Non-Profit Organizations:

    CSNYC, CSForAll Consortium, Cornell Tech, Mouse, The Woods Project, ScriptEd, Student Success Network

    ❉ Other:

     

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎ Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎ General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ◻︎ For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ◻︎ General Professional Development

    ◻︎ Be Coached

    ◻︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe): Consulting on leadership and organizational transitions, interim executive

  • Song That Inspires Me Most

    ❉ Lady Gaga - Marry the Night - It’s a song about overcoming failure with hard work and perseverance while staying true to yourself. (Listen on Spotify)

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
TOM O'CONNELL Interim Exec. Director Code/Interactive
Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
TOM O'CONNELL Interim Executive Director Code/Interactive
ABOUT TOM
  • Vision for Self

    I aspire to use my energy and skills to help those around me in the most efficient and high-impact ways possible. I want to be a better person, boss, son, and brother every day.

  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity: Italian / Irish

    ❉ Countries of Heritage: U.S.

    ❉ Language(s): English and Spanish

    ❉ Gender: Male

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 11

    ❉ Other Background Info (please describe): LGBTQ

  • Tom in Three Words

    ❉ Driven, Impatient, Changemaker

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Every teacher we ever train in computer science education at Code/Interactive

    ❉ All of the students that we have inspired to study computer science in college

    ❉ Being part of a wonderful CSforAll community to reach a collective goal

     

     

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ Teaching

    ❉ Nonprofit Management

    ❉ CSforAll Implementation

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Don’t worry so much. Don’t let perfect get in the way of good. Take a gap year between high school and college.

     

     

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company: Code/Interactive

    ❉ Role: Interim Executive Director

    ❉ Industry(ies): Education Nonprofit

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization:  N/A

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: N/A

     

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    Michael Denton - Former Executive Director, Code/Interactive

    Chris Ott - COO and partner in all things at Code/Interactive

    Kirk McDonald - President, PubMatic, Board Chair at Code/Interactive

    Leigh Ann DeLyser - Center of the CSforAll Universe

    Diane Levitt - K-12 CS Education direction at Cornell Tech

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    Cornell University, Lehman College

    ❉ Non-Profit Organizations:

    CSNYC, CSForAll Consortium, Cornell Tech, Mouse, The Woods Project, ScriptEd, Student Success Network

    ❉ Other:

     

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎ Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎ General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ◻︎ For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ◻︎ General Professional Development

    ◻︎ Be Coached

    ◻︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe): Consulting on leadership and organizational transitions, interim executive

  • Song that Inspires Me Most

    ❉ Lady Gaga - Marry the Night - It’s a song about overcoming failure with hard work and perseverance while staying true to yourself. (Listen on Spotify)

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
TOM O'CONNELL Interim Executive Director Code/Interactive
ABOUT TOM
  • Vision for Self

    I aspire to use my energy and skills to help those around me in the most efficient and high-impact ways possible. I want to be a better person, boss, son, and brother every day.

  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity: Italian / Irish

    ❉ Countries of Heritage: U.S.

    ❉ Language(s): English and Spanish

    ❉ Gender: Male

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 11

    ❉ Other Background Info (please describe): LGBTQ

  • Tom in Three Words

    ❉ Driven, Impatient, Changemaker

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Every teacher we ever train in computer science education at Code/Interactive

    ❉ All of the students that we have inspired to study computer science in college

    ❉ Being part of a wonderful CSforAll community to reach a collective goal

     

     

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ Teaching

    ❉ Nonprofit Management

    ❉ CSforAll Implementation

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Don’t worry so much. Don’t let perfect get in the way of good. Take a gap year between high school and college.

     

     

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company: Code/Interactive

    ❉ Role: Interim Executive Director

    ❉ Industry(ies): Education Nonprofit

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization:  N/A

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: N/A

     

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    Michael Denton - Former Executive Director, Code/Interactive

    Chris Ott - COO and partner in all things at Code/Interactive

    Kirk McDonald - President, PubMatic, Board Chair at Code/Interactive

    Leigh Ann DeLyser - Center of the CSforAll Universe

    Diane Levitt - K-12 CS Education direction at Cornell Tech

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    Cornell University, Lehman College

    ❉ Non-Profit Organizations:

    CSNYC, CSForAll Consortium, Cornell Tech, Mouse, The Woods Project, ScriptEd, Student Success Network

    ❉ Other:

     

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎ Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎ General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ◻︎ For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ◻︎ General Professional Development

    ◻︎ Be Coached

    ◻︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe): Consulting on leadership and organizational transitions, interim executive

  • Song that Inspires Me Most

    ❉ Lady Gaga - Marry the Night - It’s a song about overcoming failure with hard work and perseverance while staying true to yourself. (Listen on Spotify)

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC | info@inspiringdiversity.com