Samsung Announces Winners of Eighth Edition of Samsung E.D.G.E Campus Program

Main Image
  • Like
  • Comment
  • Share

Samsung, a global technology leader, has concluded its eighth annual pan-India campus program, Samsung E.D.G.E., recognizing outstanding talents and innovative solutions from students across the country. The program, designed to showcase business acumen, strategic thinking, and leadership skills, witnessed significant participation from over 15,000 students representing 35 campuses, including top B-Schools, engineering colleges, and design schools.

The first-place honor went to MICA, Ahmedabad’s Team Edge Runners, who impressed the jury with their inventive Gen AI-based solution. Focused on elevating customer engagement in both offline and online retail settings, the solution emphasizes personalization, preferences, and accessibility for regional audiences. The winning team, comprising Aviral Agarwal, Mansi Mathur, and Sakshi Bansal, was awarded a substantial cash prize of Rs 4,50,000, Samsung’s flagship smartphones, and coveted pre-placement offers from Samsung.

IIFT, Kolkata’s Team Creative Geniuses secured the first runners-up position with their integrated platform merging AI with Neurosciences. Targeting three human senses – audio, visual, and touch – their solution offers customers an immersive experience within the Samsung product ecosystem. The team, consisting of Apurv Gautam, Ruhi Rai, and Soumya Vijayshankar, received a noteworthy cash prize of Rs 3,00,000 for their innovative approach.

IIM Bangalore’s Team Hustlers claimed the second runners-up position by presenting a Gen AI-based solution for a seamless customer journey from pre-sales to post-sales. Their solution focuses on customer acquisition, retention, and identifying needs more effectively, ensuring an enhanced brand experience. The team, comprising Ami Jagani, Abhishek Chhattani, and Vishal Shakya, received a cash prize of INR 150,000.

The finale event, held in Gurugram, was attended by J B Park, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia, and other senior leaders of Samsung India. Sameer Wadhawan, Head of Human Resources, Samsung India, highlighted the program’s commitment to fostering innovation and problem-solving, empowering students to bring about meaningful change in society.

The program spanned three months and three rounds, engaging 15,000 teams from 35 prestigious institutions. Teams collaborated on executive case summaries, presented detailed solutions, received mentorship from Samsung leaders, and culminated in a National Round, ultimately announcing the top three winning teams. The overwhelming response and increased participation this year underscore the success and impact of Samsung E.D.G.E. in nurturing the spirit of innovation among young minds.

Related Articles

ImageExclusive: Google Pixel Fold 2 360-Degree Video And 5K Renders Reveal; No More Horizontal Camera Visor

It’s not every day that we see radical new smartphone designs that could change the course of developments. For years, the Google Pixel phones have followed a similar design language, helping the models establish their identity. Leading the front is the horizontal camera visor, which has been around since the Pixel 6 came out in …

ImageSamsung announces new programs for Samsung Exclusive Store customers

Samsung India has announced new buying programs for customers who prefer to purchase new Galaxy phones from Samsung Exclusive Stores including Samsung Smart Café and Samsung Smart Plaza. Every Customer who buys new Galaxy smartphones from Samsung Exclusive Stores in India can avail of the following benefits: Smart Club Loyalty Program              Every new buyer who …

ImageSamsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 Teaser Reveals Five New Devices Coming on August 5

Samsung’s second Unpacked event for the year is just eight days away. To further fuel the excitement, Samsung dropped a new 30-second teaser video on Monday featuring silhouettes of five new upcoming devices. The teaser video apparently confirms earlier reports of Samsung launching Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Buds …

ImageSamsung announced its own generative AI model called Samsung Gauss

Samsung announced its own generative AI model dubbed Samsung Gauss at the Samsung AI Forum 2023 held in Seoul, South Korea, at its R&D Campus. Named after legendary mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss who developed normal distribution theory (gaussian) considered the backbone of AI and ML. Samsung developed a Generative AI model – Samsung Gauss Samsung …

ImageSamsung “Upgrade to Awesome” Loyalty Program for Galaxy A-Series Buyers: What is it? How to take its Advantage?

Samsung Galaxy A-series phones are designed to provide the best value-for-money devices to consumers on a limited budget. For the A series users, Samsung has announced a special loyalty program known as “Upgrade to Awesome” for customers interested in purchasing a new Galaxy A-series smartphone. This program is designed to cater to those who are …

Discuss

Be the first to leave a comment.