Coding academy CODED was founded in 2015 to offer training and education in software development and programming. In 2018, the company took part in the “One Million Arab Coders” initiative launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in Dubai. CODED has held 35 boot camps and graduated more than 400 students. It has partnerships with companies, including Kuwait Finance House, Monsha’at, and Zain. In August 2022, Northwest Bilingual School announced a partnership with CODED to teach a specialized programming curriculum to its students. Albahbahani started his career as an intern at NBK Capital, while Marafi started his career as a junior wireline field engineer at Schlumberger.