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Fajar Maulana Harahap

What is the most interesting project you copiloted at Topcoder and why?
The most interesting project I copiloted was back in 2010 - Business Continuity Management System project. That was my first project as a design copilot and I really loved it!

What is your most memorable Topcoder challenge and why?
The Vulcan challenge series! I loved every aspect of that project. There was great collaboration from all members, copilots, PM, and clients.

Is Topcoder your full time job and if so, why does it work for you?
Yes, Topcoder has been my full time job since 2013. It has provided me with the freedom to choose any project that is interesting to me and it has also paid well.

What do you do when not working?
I enjoy reading, sketching, eating, and traveling!

Where do you work? Tell us about your space(s).
I work anywhere, there is no specific place.

If you could give your past self one piece of advice, what would it be?
Buy more bitcoin in the early year.

What kind of music do you listen to while working on your solutions?
All kinds of music from the 90’s.

What is the dream project you want to build, design, or solve for?
Completing an animation project using crowdsource power.

What’s the best tip or piece of advice you can share with other members at Topcoder?

What does Topcoder mean to you?
Topcoder means family.

What are you most excited about for this year’s TCO Finals?
I am excited to meet with all the Topcoder members and admin.

Do you strive to be at TCO every year and if so, why does it matter to you?
Yes! The ambiance, the people, the competition, it’s addicting.

What was your secret to getting a ticket for the TCO finals more than once?
Hard work.

What’s the one question and answer you wished we would have asked you, but didn’t?
Q: Do you want a permanent ticket to TCO every Year?
A: Yes, absolutely!