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Noah Freedman
Co-founder and CEO

Noah has spent most of his career working on mission-based education organizations. After a colleague was incarcerated, Noah realized that the digital divide and access to education and training was a large problem, so he co-founded Nucleos with a mission is to promote a more just society through education and training after working at Stanford Graduate School of Education to run software development for e-learning projects globally.

Christopher Aro

Christopher Aro brings a wealth of experience in operations and strategic management. His background, includes roles in operations at Inspectify and a profound understanding of e-learning solutions, aligns seamlessly with Nucleos' mission to provide top-tier educational opportunities to underserved communities. Chris is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, which instilled in him a dedication to service that brought him to Nucleos.

Komal Shah
Senior Engineering Manager

Komal is a Senior Engineering Manager with 17 years of experience in software development, architecture and team management. She has experience working with enterprises like BMC, and Symantec as well as fast-growing startups. She has helped setup software engineering teams with mature processes for high-quality delivery. She takes great pride in converting ideas to high quality products.

Raied Esa Salem
Onsite Administrator

Raied has over 20 years of experience in business development and over 10 years working in mental health as a social working and in counseling. He is also a US Air Force Veteran. His dedication to improving people's lives and serving others shows in his dedication to supporting incarcerated learners at Nucleos. He was born in Amman Jordan and moved to the US when he was 12.

Camila Vega
Co-founded Nucleos

Camila Vega co-founded Nucleos with a mission to promote a more just society through education and training. She is originally from Bogota, Colombia, and previously worked at the University of California SCOUT program, where she gained experience in educational equity and access.

Richard Curtin
Former Executive

Richard Curtin is a former executive at NXP, where he oversaw semiconductor production of key chip lines. He currently works at Silicon Catalyst. As a founding member of the Nucleos team, Rich is committed to promoting access to education and opportunity for all.