Yong-Siang Dominates at the 2014 IBM Competition

…and we have a new IBM Mainframe World Champion!

On Tuesday April 8th, all six student finalists were officially introduced during the IBM Mainframe50 event; and the final results were delivered to a NYC audience that could not wait to meet the winners. Yes, it was a tight competition and all 40 contestants are already winners. Here we leave you with the top three.

1st Place: Yong-Siang Shih from Taiwan

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Yong-Siang Shih, First Place.
2014 IBM Master the Mainframe.
Photo by: Paola Garcia for XRDS blog

2nd Place: Rijnard van Tonder from South Africa.

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Rijnard von Tonder, Second Place.
2014 IBM Master the Mainframe.
Photo by: Paola Garcia for XRDS blog

3rd Place: Philipp Egli from the United Kingdom.

Philipp Egli, Third Place.  2014 IBM Master the Mainframe. Photo by: Paola Garcia for XRDS blog

Philipp Egli, Third Place.
2014 IBM Master the Mainframe.
Photo by: Paola Garcia for XRDS blog

Congratulations, World Champions!

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About Paola Garcia

Paola Garcia Cardenas is currently a Master’s student at Pace University in New York. She is studying Computer Science and currently working full-time.

Paola is originally from Costa Rica and fluent in both, English and Spanish. When she is not visiting her home country, you can find her playing soccer, going to the gym or running. Half marathons recently became one of her hobbies.

Her technical interests are high performance computing, bioinformatics, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence and everything web.

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