Akhil Deo is a high school student with an avid interest in computer science, cybersecurity and robotics. He has participated in and has won prizes in a number of competitions in robotics, coding and cybersecurity and has gained success at the national level. He has been using the design thinking process in projects for years. When Akhil is not tinkering with 3D printing projects or teaching young ones to code, he does graphics design, research, organizing and writing work for 24By7Security. Akhil is pursuing the International Baccalaureate diploma in high school.