Cool Peeps

"Today you are You, that is truer than true.
There is no one alive who is Youer than You."
Dr. Seuss
First Year Teaching Computer Science

Rose Novotny

Marketing, Brand & Social Media

Creative Coordinator, runner and a damn good cook. Rose is COO of Bazinga and advises CodeTribe.


Gabriel Novotny

Software Architect

Seeks perfection and sees the system as a beautiful puzzle. Loves history, travelling, hikes, bikes and working out.


David Novotny

Front-end Dev

Has two Siberian cats. Loves learning and testing new ideas.
Overly ambitious about online projects.


Seth van Oudtshoorn

SEO & Data-driven Digital Advertising

Detail-oriented master of analytics, soccer guru & crypto investor.


Jonathan Novotny

Chief Dreamer

Loves pasta, rock-climbing, soccer and social entrepreneurship.


Ryan Schmuck

User Features & Curriculum Management

Hiking in mountains around the globe and making life simpler for users.

About Us FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

Organizing hands-on coding training teams in public high schools in South Africa with the goal of allowing youth to be the engine driving digital transformation of the economy was how CodeTribe Founder got a love for teaching teens to code.

Three ideas are the building blocks behind CodeTribe. These are:

1. Make people happy.

2. Add value.

3. Create social impact through profitability.

The idea of commercial brand that would serve teens and teachers in private schools formed in 2018.

In December 2019 Jonathan secured the domain and launched a competition for the branding. Then in March 2020, he moved to New York with the vision of building the brand and internationalizing the impact and increasing the efficiency of the Code for Change ( ) non-profit programs.

Check out the “Cool Peeps” page to see how the team grows with co-Founders and amazing team contributors and members.

You can connect with him on LinkedIn:

Or Twitter:

If at some point we have an amazing product and have helped you in some way then we are grateful to you for believing in us and supporting our vision, as we strive to support yours.

We love you.

Thank you.


What can we do better or how can we work together?
We want to hear it all. 🙂