Seow Jin Kiat, Founder
Founder Seow Jin Kiat, has 2 young children aged 10 and 7, and he has built Code Ninja the way he would teach his own children coding.
Jin is an accomplished management executive who plans and mobilizes teams to collaborate and solve problems through the use of technology with careers at Morgan Stanley and ExxonMobil.
His vision is to instill in every child in Singapore the love for coding so that they can dream big, have fun and get ready to succeed in an exciting technology powered future.
Ahmed Hazyl Hilmy, Master Instructor
Ahmed is a research assistant at the Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education (NIE). He works with a team to design pedagogical strategies and curricula involving the use of immersive learning environments and open-source hardware (such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi).
Ahmed previous work at NIE involved designing educational games in the areas of physics, chemistry, and citizenship education. He has a degree in Computing from the National University of Singapore.
Yuan Ming-De, Master Instructor
Ming-De is a research assistant at Singapore's National Institute of Education specialising in design and development of technology to enhance learning.
Ming-De studied Philosophy at the National University of Singapore and has a diploma in Engineering Informatics. His current research interests include cognition, interdisciplinary curriculum design and game design. Currently he is working with a team that develops 3D virtual worlds and open-source hardware to create collaborative learning.
Nathanael Ng, Master Instructor
Nathanael is a veteran educator, technologist and designer with a Master's degree in Digital Media. Having worked for more than 10 years with institutions such as Nanyang Technological University, Murdoch University and Singapore Polytechnic,
Nathanael has designed numerous curriculum programmes, and conducted numerous lessons, to help students of all ages learn subjects ranging from chemistry to geography to programming and robotics.
Avram Wong, Assistant Instructor
Avram is a Engineering undergraduate reading at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He has a love for tinkering and is currently working on game development using the 3D unity platform.
Avram enjoys teaching and interacting with kids. He has a passion for various social causes including helping out at student care centres to provide a warm, caring, healthy and secure environment to school-going children. He is also an active member of the youth ministry at Christalite Methodist Chapel.
Joel Ng, Assistant Instructor
Joel is currently an undergraduate in the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is majoring in Geography with a minor in Geographical Information System (GIS) and Python. He has a passion for tinkering, and enjoys incorporating technology into everyday scenarios. This interest extends to basic electronics and soldering.
Joel is passionate about education and works part-time with the National Institute of Education (NIE) research team. In this capacity, he conducts workshops for school teachers and students as well as contribute towards the research of education projects.