As executive director of the IBM-sponsored ACM-ICPC and a former co-coach and contest judge, Dr. Bill Poucher knows the World Finals inside and out. Since 1977, he has watched teams from around the world – Prague to Canada, Russia to the US – take home the coveted World’s Smartest Trophy. What predictions does he have for the 2011 competition? Podcast host Christine Guerrini catches Bill during a rare free moment to talk last-minute tips, World Finals contenders, and even a few inside details on this year’s IBM Tech Trek.
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