Brandon Hanks

Software Developer

Hanks is the lead developer on the Connected Learning Initiative. His development efforts focus on educational games and the technology to deliver them. Prior to joining MIT, he built and managed development teams for a variety of start-ups, ranging from Android development to remote sensing. Hanks has bachelor’s degrees in math and physics, with a minor in chemistry.


Numbers and imagination come together in Brandon’s favorite game: Dungeons & Dragons. Currently, he’s playing the fifth edition as a swashbuckling rogue.