Imagine Cup is the world’s premier student technology competition. 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of students using technical innovation to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. This video features former Imagine Cup winner and now judge Ed Hooper from Australia sharing his Imagine Cup experience and insights.
Ed is a business-minded technology enthusiast who has spent the past five years working with startups and for large enterprise. He completed his study at the University of Melbourne and at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In 2008, he was a member of the team that won first place in the Microsoft Imagine Cup out of a field of over 200,000 students from 100 countries with the sustainable farming system SOAK. Recently Edward founded 121cast.com, a Melbourne-based startup redefining the radio with personalized information and entertainment. Prior to this he has worked at Groupon, ANZ Bank and the travel startup rome2rio.com.
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