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Young People Achieving Greatness #78

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Thomas Suarez – Software Developer


At the age of 9, Suarez, fascinated with computers and technology in general, learnt to code and program by himself using the iOS Developer Toolkit and simulation tool.


At the age of 10, he developed his first app ‘Earth Fortune ‘which was listed on Apple’s App store. He’s gone on to develop other apps for iOS, Android, and Google Glass, among which are; Bustin Jieber and WiTag.


He also started his own company, CarrotCorp and initiated an App Club at his school to share his creation and knowledge with his mates.


In 2011, Suarez gave a TEDx talk on teaching students to code. He is an honoree of the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards. Be inspired!

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