About Us

About the Company

LearnToProgram Media is a leading publisher of web, mobile, and game development courses that are used by over 500,000 people in 200 countries. LearnToProgram's valuable network of technical resources includes content on YouTube, iTunes, and Roku, as well as books, free tutorials, and online courses. The company is based outside of Hartford, Connecticut.


Key Facts

  • Founded in September, 2011
  • Headquartered in Vernon, Connecticut
  • Students from over 75 countries enrolled
  • 45 Courses Offered
  • Over 600,000 course enrollments as of November 2016
  • Winner: 2013 “Best Startup" Metro Hartford Alliance
  • Winner: 2013 "Companies to Watch" Connecticut Tech Council
  • 300% Year 1 – Year 2 revenue growth
  • Published Javascript for Beginners-- #1 Javascript on Amazon in November 2011
  • Published Swift Foundations-- #1 Swift book on Amazon in July 2015


Key Staff

Mark Lassoff, Founder

Mark Lassoff is the founder and president of LearnToProgram Media and Punk Learning. Mark and his company company have taught over 500,000 software,web and mobile developers online, in the corporate classroom and in secondary schools across the country. Mark’s courses are distributed through various websites as well as on the company’s Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV channels.

Previous to founding LearnToProgram, Mark started several companies in the Austin, Texas area and continues to promote entrepreneurship and computer science. He is an in-demand speaker and has traveled the world to teach programming techniques and technologies. Mark has authored eight books on programming. He lives on the Connecticut coast, where he is in the process of redecorating his condo. Want to help?

Kevin Hernandez, Vice President

Kevin Hernandez joined LearnToProgam.tv in 2011 as its first employee. Starting as a production assistant and working his way up to Vice President and co-owner, Kevin has completed just about every task there is to complete in the company. He focuses on editing video, and managing the production process for the company. Kevin is a Connecticut native who enjoys playing video games, programming, and spending time with his friends, family and dog, Charlie.