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The revolution : Tech Mahindra

Kamya Rawat

May 3, 2023

Tech Mahindra, part of the Mahindra Group, founded in 1945 is one of the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. With a revenue of US$6.0 billion and a workforce of over 158,000 employees operating in 90 countries, Tech Mahindra has established itself as a major player in the IT industry. The company's comprehensive range of services includes application development and maintenance, enterprise solutions, network services, digital transformation, consulting, and business process outsourcing. Tech Mahindra caters to a diverse range of clients across various industries, including banking and financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and media. Tech Mahindra ranks #5 among India's IT firms and #47 overall on the Fortune India 500 list for exceptional performance. The company has also received multiple awards and accolades, including recognition from Gartner, Forrester, and IDC, for its innovative solutions. Tech Mahindra's success can be attributed to its commitment to delivering high-quality services, fostering innovation and creativity, and building long-term relationships with its clients. With its extensive global footprint and expertise in emerging technologies, the company is well-positioned to continue driving growth and delivering value to its stakeholders. Recently, Tech Mahindra has signed an MoU with Saudi Arabia's MCIT to establish a Data & AI and a Cloud CoE in Riyadh. The CoE aims to build national hi-tech talent capacity, create high-quality jobs, promote digital innovation, and upscale small & medium enterprises, while driving cloud-enabled transformation across industries. The Data & AI and Cloud CoE by Tech Mahindra will accelerate the adoption of Data Analytics & Ethical AI, promote a cognitive approach across smart services, and contribute to Saudi Vision 2030's digital-led transformation goals. According to CP Gurnani, MD and CEO of Tech Mahindra, the world of Data & AI and Cloud is constantly evolving as the priorities of public and private sectors shift both globally and locally, particularly in Saudi Arabia. To keep up with this changing landscape, it is important to focus on developing new IPs and assets, promoting innovation, and investing in the training and upskilling of local talent. To achieve these goals, Tech Mahindra has partnered with MCIT to establish a CoE that can help address the digital transformation needs of Saudi Arabia. This initiative is in line with the Saudi Vision 2030, which aims to create a diverse and digital-first ecosystem. Tech Mahindra plans to collaborate with MCIT and local universities to create a robust ecosystem that can support these goals. Tech Mahindra will host design thinking workshops, hackathons around Data & AI and Cloud to nurture innovation and accelerate the Kingdom’s transformation to a digital economy. The partnership will provide training and development for 2500 Saudi nationals by providing project deployment programs that enhance skills and develop careers in Data & AI and Cloud. Tech Mahindra prioritises investment in emerging technologies and innovative solutions to facilitate digital transformation and effectively cater to the changing demands of its customers, thereby ensuring the best possible service.