Jared Asuncion

studied Mathematics in UP Diliman and graduated cum laude. Upon graduation, he taught mathematics in the university for two years. During this period, he was then invited to take up a Masters degree in Algebra, Geometry, and Number Theory in Europe under an Erasmus Mundus scholarship. In July 2016, he graduated under the double degree course, obtaining diplomas from Universiteit Leiden (Netherlands) and Universit√© de Bordeaux (France). He is currently pursuing his Ph. D. at Universit√© de Bordeaux.

Kevin Atienza

graduated summa cum laude from UP Diliman Computer Science. While he was in college, he won numerous international awards from competitions. He is one of only a handful of Filipinos who have qualified for the ACM-ICPC World Finals. He is also a prominent judge and problem setter in the international algorithmic programming contest community. He won second place in the Google Code Jam World Finals held last July 2016 in New York City, making him the only Filipino to join and win the said contest.

JD Dantes

has a background in computer engineering from UP Diliman. As part of the UP Programming Guild, he trained for and participated in algorithmic programming contests like the ICPC. He is also affiliated with UP ACM and has been helping out in organizing Algolympics, its flagship annual programming contest. He now works at Blaize, where he's involved in building end-to-end AI applications.


Tim Dumol

is an avid competitor in programming contests, a machine learning enthusiast, and a full-stack developer. He has been in love with math and coding since high school. Tim's first foray into open source was in his senior year at high school, where he was a heavy contributor to the web UI for the Sage mathematical software package. Thereafter, he discovered the excitement of programming contests, and placed in several national and international contests, such as the Google Code Jam, the Manila Game Jam, and the ACM ICPC. While competing in college, Tim freelanced for a couple of years until he was found by Kalibrr, where he now works as its Chief Software Engineer.

Martin Gomez

was instrumental in the establishment of the National Olympiad in Informatics - Philippines, and the official inclusion of the Philippines at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI). Martin's experiences are varied across the academic, government, nonprofit, startups, and corporate sectors. He was most recently Head of HR and IT of Shopee, and completed postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford. He now runs his own consulting practice with headquarters in London.

Vernon Gutierrez

studied Computer Science at the Ateneo de Manila University. He has taught various computer science courses at the Ateneo such as Intro to Computing, Data Structures and Algorithms, Math for Computer Science, Programming Languages, and Computer Science Problem Solving (Competitive Programming). He is also the coach of the Ateneo college programming teams.


CJ Quines

is currently an undergraduate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined the NOI for two years as a high school student and went to the IOI once.




Tonette Rivera

took up law at the University of the Philippines College of Law. She works as a legal assistant at the Human Rights Victims' Claims Board and uses her spare time for lobby for free legal representation and institutional support for various sectors. She took up Entrepreneurial Management in UA&P and uses her experience in marketing and business to help the team raise funds and build partnerships with different institutions.


Marte Soliza

studied Computer Science at UP Diliman (but didn't graduate). He's an ACM-ICPC World Finalist and went to the APAC Semifinal of Google Code Jam 2008. He also won hackathons featuring various themes. He's the co-founder and former CTO of Insync, a local startup.



Payton Yao

took up Computer Science in UP Diliman and graduated cum laude. He was the secondary lead developer in Kalibrr, a Y-Combinator start-up in the Philippines, for two years before he served as the lead developer in YesCredit. He then took up an MS in Computer Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS).




Robin Yu

is currently an undergraduate honors computer science student at the National University of Singapore. He joined the NOI during his last three years as a high school student, and qualified to be in the IOI every time. He has won two bronze medals and is the first Filipino silver medalist of the IOI.