Mumbai, India, May 24, 2014: Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services has announced the third season of the Capgemini Super Techies Show. This year participants, from a number of countries including India, UK, the Netherlands, Sweden and France, are invited to battle it out and solve real business challenges faced by some of the largest enterprises across the globe. The show will be aired, later this year, on ET NOW news channel in India and will be broadcast on Capgemini’s official YouTube channel for the global audience. All eligible applicants can apply online at www.capgeminisupertechiesshow.com, starting on 22nd May and closing on 30th June ‘14.
In addition to Indian IT professionals, the Capgemini Super Techies Show has this year extended its format by including university students with technology backgrounds from all participating countries. The candidates will get an opportunity to understand technology trends prevalent in today’s business environment by interacting with Capgemini experts and global technocrats across a variety of industries. The winning team will be awarded with a cash prize of USD 25,000.
Aruna Jayanthi, Chief Executive Officer, Capgemini India and member of Capgemini Group Executive Committee, said, “In today’s dynamic business environment, companies across the globe understand the need to identify the right talent, who can leverage technology to support businesses on their digital transformation journey. The Capgemini Super Techies Show has always strived to be one such platform where young IT professionals have the opportunity to showcase their innovative skills in solving real-life business challenges put forth by global business leaders.”
“The tremendous response we received last year from Indian and North American IT professionals and the enthusiasm and pride that it generated within the Group, encouraged us to extend this platform to participants from other countries. The show had a social media reach of over seven million people. This year’s show will also be the first time where university students can participate and leverage the capabilities of digital tools to solve business challenges,” Aruna added.