Kenzie Adds Tech Vet to Inaugural Board

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Indianapolis-based Kenzie Academy has announced the first members its board of trustees. The coding school has appointed Travelocity.com and Kayak.com founder Terry Jones and Indianapolis philanthropist Kathy Hubbard as the first members of the board.

Kenzie says Jones and Hubbard will act as advisors to the school's senior leadership and also assist as local and national ambassadors. 

Jones is also the managing principal of innovation consultancy ON Inc. In addition to Kenzie, he serves on the boards of Boingo and SonicWall, and is also the vice chairman of the Camping and Education Foundation.

Hubbard is a partner at Indianapolis-based E&A Companies and also co-founded the nonprofit organization Bridges of Understanding. She is also a member of the DePauw University Board of Trustees. 

"Terry Jones has been a consistent supporter of Kenzie," said Chok Ooi, co-founder and chief executive officer of Kenzie Academy. "His experience helping top companies evolve with a rapidly changing world aligns with Kenzie's culture of teaching hands-on project-based curriculum designed by practicing experts. Kathy Hubbard is an ardent supporter of education and dedicated to reducing the barriers of obtaining a postsecondary credential. Her experience as both an education reform advocate and a business leader are invaluable as we scale Kenzie Academy to reach more students and connect with tech employers across the country."

Kenzie Academy opened in downtown Indianapolis in 2017 and, in January, graduated its first cohort of students.

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