Speakers and Judges

ABC Code Jam 2024

Speakers for Code Jam 2024

Joshua Chin

Joshua Chin

Keynote Speaker

Josh Chin is a Founder and Managing Partner at Net Force. He is currently an active member in HTCIA, ISACA and ISSA. Joshua has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Computer Information Systems from Cal-Poly Pomona and a Master of Science in Business Administration: Information Assurance from Cal-Poly Pomona. He is an advocate for cybersecurity programs such as the U.S. Cyber Challenge and Cambridge2Cambridge.

Roshini Rangarajan

Roshini Rangarajan

Github Practices

Roshini Rangarajan is a sophomore at UC Riverside, majoring in Computer Science with Business Applications. A former Cerritos High School alum, she served as the Head Event Coordinator for the ABC Code Jam Hackathon and held leadership roles as President of the CPU Club and NHS. Currently at UC Riverside, she is a Consulting Intern at Highlander Consulting Group and is the Industry Chair for ACM. She is interested in exploring AI and product management.

Janith D’Alwis

Janith D’Alwis

Navigating the Cyber Threat Landscape

Janith D’Alwis, studying at Purdue University, is working towards dual degrees in Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence, along with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He's also a Cybersecurity Specialist for a Seattle-based startup where he works in Incident Response, Identity and Access Management, and Ticket Intelligence. Janith has conducted research, notably on "Project Greenleaf," which investigates how NSAIDs affect plant health. His primary interest is in leveraging technology to make meaningful contributions to solving real world problems.

Tony Park

Tony Park

Locking Down Educational Institutions Infrastructure

Tony is a former United States Marine Corps Communications Officer with an engineering background in Cybersecurity, Networks, and Web Development. He holds a Master's Degree in Cybersecurity Engineering from the University of San Diego and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

He is a passionate leader intent on serving the community and aiding small businesses grow through the incorporation of modern technology. He has aided a myriad of companies in fortifying their networks, updating their IT infrastructure, and modernizing their customer-facing websites.

Judges for Code Jam 2024

Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson

Judge / Faculty Advisor

Matt Johnson is a teacher of physics and artificial intelligence at Whitney High School. He believes that the computer is the defining invention and device of modern humanity. As such, all young people need have at least some exposure to the logic upon computers are built. In order to be self-sufficient, useful, and aware of how society is changing, the computer needs to be a tool students can enjoy and command rather than some mystery device.

Richard Crow

Richard Crow

Judge / Faculty Advisor

Richard Crow is a Computer Science teacher at Cerritos High School. Richard has been a teacher for over ten years, and prior to teaching Computer Science he taught Math at both Cerritos High and Teztlaff Middle schools. He graduated from California State University in Fullerton, and did his student teaching at Cerritos High. Richard loves teaching Computer Science because it allows him to encourage students to pursue STEM fields in college.