Intelligent CXO Issue 23 - Page 6


Samsung to train over 100 UAE residents in AI at second Samsung Innovation Campus

Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced the final list of 108 candidates for the second edition of the Samsung Innovation Campus , shortlisted from an initial pool of 780 youth applicants representing 20 nationalities from across the UAE .

Held under the theme of ' Together for Tomorrow ! Enabling People ', the Innovation Campus brings Samsung ' s signature AI course in partnership with the UAE ' s Office of AI and the National Programme for Coders . This initiative aligns with UAE ' s National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence 2031 , which seeks to transform the UAE into a world leader in AI by investing in people and industries that are key to mission success . will impact every sector of our society . This evolution is driving unprecedented demand for AI skills in countries such as the UAE , where Digital Transformation is accelerating . As a long-term digital partner to the country ' s public and private sectors , Samsung is committed to supporting these goals by leveraging our expertise and technologies "
The three-month virtual course will provide the perfect platform for determined learners with a STEAM background ( science , technology , engineering , arts and mathematics ) to build on their knowledge of Machine Learning ( ML ) and establish a strong understanding of AI fundamentals and its related applications . Renowned AI experts , Christophe Zoghbi and Mrad Sleiman , will teach and mentor the students .
Shafi Alam , Head of Direct to Consumer Business & Corporate Marketing at Samsung Gulf Electronics said : " Artificial Intelligence

eDreams ODIGEO drives innovation with Tech Hub network expansion

eDreams ODIGEO ( eDO ), one of Europe ’ s largest online travel companies , has announced that it is expanding its network of

Tech Hubs with the launch of a new innovation centre in Milan .
The announcement comes as the company continues to grow its pan European development centres , notably in Porto , Barcelona , Madrid , Palma de Mallorca , Alicante and Budapest . The business , named one of the ‘ Best Companies to Work For in 2022 ’ by Forbes magazine , added 250 new team members to its global tech workforce in 2022 alone to support the growth of its subscription service , Prime , and is on track to reach 7.25 million Prime members by 2025 .
eDreams ODIGEO continues to grow its profitability and its market position as the innovator in the travel industry through its subscription programme , similar to how Netflix , Spotify or CostCo have done in their respective industries .
The company ’ s recent quarterly results show its progress in this endeavour , with Cash EBITDA up 78 % compared to the same period last year . The business is on track to meet its guidance of reaching € 180 million in Cash EBITDA and 7.25 million Prime members by fiscal year 2025 .
Since the beginning of the pandemic , the business has consistently outperformed the wider industry , with its trading exceeding pre- COVID levels by + 48 % in the first half of the fiscal year 2022 .
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