The competition of the program “Internships in IT startups in the USA” is nearing its finale stage. And soon we will announce the names of five winners who will travel to Silicon Valley and do their six months internships. After the Foundation has selected applicants for the second round, the experts started to interview them. Who are those experts?
Let’s meet them! Yerlan Idelbayev is a PhD student of University of California, Merced. Areas of his research are computer-assisted learning, nonlinear optimization, neural network, compression of the neural networks. Nurlybek Kasimov is a PhD program graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder and also a programmer in the field of processing and analyzing large volumes of information. Karlygash Zhuginissova is a graduate of Purdue University and the Lead iOS Instructor at Make School, now working with Hexa startup. Eldar Akhmetgaliyev is a graduate of MIPT and Caltech, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation, co-founder of Mocap Analytics and senior data specialist in Sportradar.
One of the experts Nurlybek Kasimov said:
— Just finished interview with the contestants. I was pleasantly surprised by the level of guys. And one more thing – the staff of the Foundation, who selected participants for the second round did a great job I should say. Thank you.
As soon as the experts finish their work (approximately by November 20), they will send out CVs and portfolios of all selected contestants to startups. The CEOs of the startups that would show an interest will proceed with the final interviews of the contestants and select the winners. We will know the names of the winners in early December.
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