CodeSpells was initially developed by Sarah Guthals and Stephen Foster at UC San Diego as part of their PhD work in Computer Science.
Sarah Guthals received her PhD from UCSD in Computer Engineering with a focus on Computer Science Education. She is also the Co-Founder and CTO of ThoughtSTEM, which is a company dedicated to teaching 8-18 year olds computer science in new ways.
Stephen Foster is a PhD Candidate at UC San Diego in Computer Science. He is a Co-Founder and the CEO of ThoughtSTEM. Stephen is also the Lead Software Developer for ThoughtSTEM’s other major coding education software: LearnToMod.
Lindsey Handley is a PhD candidate at UC San Diego in Biochemistry. She’s also a Co-Founder of ThoughtSTEM and its COO.
Adrian Lopez-Mobilia is a video game developer with several years of software engineering experience. Adrian graduated from UT Austin with a degree in Computer Science and has been developing video games ever since.