The twelve CodeIT finalists will meet Ivan Katanich, a Croatian competitive programmer, who has participated in and won medals from many international programming contests. His accomplishments include gold medal in the IOI and two silver medals in the ACM ICPC World Finals.

He has just graduated with masters degree in Computer Science from University of Zagreb, Croatia. During his studies, he was focused on machine learning and blockchain technologies. He has been a trainee at Facebook, MemSQL and Jane Street. Katanich belongs to the competitive programming society for many years now and still takes part in contests in his free time. Also, he prepares the team of Croatia for international Olympiads and programming contests and works on the tasks.

All contestants with non-zero score will receive a CodeIT T-shirt and each round a sweatshirt will pleasantly surprise one random participant with non-zero score:-).