Permanent Members

Aldrich Asuncion

graduated summa cum laude with a double degree (BS Computer Science / BS Mathematics) from Ateneo de Manila University. He currently teaches courses in the ADMU Math Department such as fundamentals of computing, mathematics for computer science, and scientific computing.

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.

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 is currently Co-Founder and COO of (YC W21). He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Art (UK) and an alumnus of the University of Oxford.

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.

Cisco Ortega

graduated summa cum laude in Mathematics in Ateneo de Manila, and while in college, he was a two-time World Finalist to the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). He has also acted as chief judge and problem setter for other contests such as UP ACM Algolympics and the ICPC Manila Regional. He's currently a software engineer at Mechaform, a local tech startup.

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. He's currently providing consulting services for software engineering projects.

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).

NOI.PH 2023 Scientific Committee

Chief Judge
Ortega, Gerard Francis “Cisco”

Committee Members
Asuncion, Aldrich Ellis
Asuncion, Jared Guissmo
Atienza, Kevin Charles
Baterisna, Dan Alden
Dela Cruz, Vincent
Estavillo, Paolo
Francisco, James Bryan
Gutierrez, Vernon
Lim, Amanda Erika
Ong, Dion Stephan
Ong Yiu, Mark Kevin
Quines, Carl Joshua “CJ”
Surara, Ron Mikhael “Miko”
Tan, Frederick Ivan
Ting, Andrew James
Yao, Payton Robin

NOI.PH 2023 Organizing Committees

Communications and Marketing
De Vera, Mark Jaymor
Lim, Amanda Erika

Soliza, Marte Raphael
Yao, Payton Robin

Asuncion, Aldrich Ellis
Gutierrez, Vernon
Soliza, Marte Raphael

Rivera, Ma. Anne Tonette

Gutierrez, Vernon