What is the most interesting challenge you competed on at Topcoder and why?
The most interesting challenge I competed in was based on microservice architecture. At the time, the concept was very new to me. I was intrigued by the architectural perspective.
What is your most memorable Topcoder challenge and why?
The first challenge I won, Delta Update, was the most memorable to me.
Who do you think is the most fierce or talented coder at Topcoder and why?
I think Mayur.Joshi is the most fierce coder. They are constantly participating in many challenges.
What is the programming language you most relate to and why?
What do you do when not working?
I like to go swimming and bike riding.
Where do you work? Tell us about your space(s).
I have an office in my home.
What's the best tip or piece of advice you can share with other members at Topcoder?
Look at the review scorecard.
How does it feel to be a first time TCO Finalist?
It feels awesome.
What are you most looking forward to at your first-ever TCO Finals?
I am looking forward to meeting other Topcoder members.
Did you strive to make it TCO this year and if so, why does it matter to you?
Yes. I wanted a chance to meet other contestants, learn about them, and their culture.