The twelve CodeIT finalists will meet Rumen Hristov - a five-time IOI medalist, ranking sixth in the Hall of Fame!

Rumen Hristov is a five-time IOI medalist with 3 golds and 2 silvers. Currently, he is a Co-Founder and Director of Software Engineering of Emerald Innovations, a rapidly growing startup that came out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Rumen was also selected for Forbes 30 Under 30 in the United States for his work on remote health monitoring. He still does occasional programming competitions, and he also really enjoys working and helping other competitive programmers. He will tell the finalists about his journey from the competitions to the professional realisation during his lecture "Bringing competitive programming skills to the real world".