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Heathrow's 'Super Techies' challenge

Heathrow Airport has issued the semi-final challenge in the Capgemini Super Techies Show, our global IT reality TV programme, taking place this weekend. In this episode, Neil Clark, Chief Information Officer, Heathrow, and Maggie Buggie, Vice President and Global Head of Digital Sales and Marketing, Capgemini will be the show’s judges.

Capgemini Super Techies Show logoThe challenge given to the Super Techies is to suggest a technology and behavioural solution to make airport security queues a much faster, efficient and less stressful experience for all passengers.

Watching the show
The show will be aired on the Indian television channel ET NOW on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 11:30 AM (India Time).
For the global audience, the episode recording will subsequently be available on YouTube in this playlist.
You can also visit the Heathrow page on the show's official website to view the episode once it has been aired.

The Super Techies Show
Now in its third series, Capgemini Super Techies Show is a global reality television show that invites exceptionally bright, tech-savvy students and professionals to solve real-life client business challenges. They compete for a prize of $25,000.

The first and second series of the show received 19,000 applicants, and enjoyed a reach of over 10 million across television and social media channels. Season Two alone had 210,000 visits on the dedicated microsite, 130,000 views on YouTube, 90,000 fans on Facebook, and 40,000 tweets giving away solutions.

Season three
This year’s series features well-known brands such as BNP Paribas, DuPont, Epsilon, The New York Times, Quikr, Safran, Tata Power, and Tata Global Beverages Limited and Heathrow itself.

The show now has a truly international flavour, with teams from India, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, the UK, and the USA competing to win the title of “Super Techies 2014”.

The stage is set for an exciting show. May the best Super Techies team win!

Capgemini Super Techies Show banner

About the author

Tom Barton
Tom Barton
Tom’s career in communications spans 20 years in the consulting, telecommunications and music industries. He joined Capgemini in 2005 and led the merging of PR, web communications and internal communications into one team. This recognised the convergence of channels and platforms that support an effective communications programme for external and internal audiences. Before joining Capgemini, Tom was global head of media relations at PA Consulting Group, marketing and communications director at his own record label, and had various internal and external communications roles at Cable & Wireless. He plays guitar, darts and cricket, and is still trying to do the Times crossword.

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