George is a 19 year-old Oakland native, Menlo college sophomore, computer programmer, CEO, big brother, motivational speaker, and mentor.
George has participated in various tech events beginning in the East Bay area and now across the world. At the age of 13, George began his love for coding at Qeyno Labs Hackathon, an Oakland California based tech company.
By the age of 16 George had found his passion, combining social justice and technology. George then decided to start a tech company at 16 years old, in hopes to help other kids of color gain entry into the world of technology as innovators not just consumers.
George Hofstetter Technologies Inc. encourages people to help change the worlds perspective on race through technology.
George and his team speak to various audiences, such as police departments, tech conferences, educational institutions, civil servants, government officials and more.
George's most projects/events include
Up to Code Vol. 1, a project sponsored by Capital One Dev Exchange, Head of Technology and Experience at
TedxMenlo College “This is America”, speaking at TedxYouth at the Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences, and travelling to South Africa to teach computer science and design thinking at the LEAP Science and Math schools.
Gerri Hofstetter, M.S.
Manager & Human Development Specialist
George Hofstetter Technologies, Inc.
Rev. Diana McDaniel
President, Minister & Spiritual Advisor