Ali Partovi is an Iranian-American entrepreneur and angel investor. He is best known as a co-founder of Code.org, iLike, LinkExchange, an early advisor at Dropbox, and an early promoter of bid-based search advertising. Partovi currently serves on the Board of Directors at FoodCorps.Jump up ^Firouz Partovi (was born in 1936) is an Iranian-American physicist and university Professor. He founded faculty of physics in the Sharif University of Technology and he is the second professor of employment after Mohammad Ali Mojtahedi in Sharif University. Ali Partovi and Hadi Partovi are the sons of Firouz Partovi.