Wipro, Fiat Chrysler partner to establish its first global digital hub in India
Wipro Limited on Friday announced that it has been chosen as a strategic technology services partner by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to establish its first global digital hub in Hyderabad.
This digital hub, called FCA ICT India, will support FCA’s Information and Communication Technology operations to focus on delivering premium mobility services and help FCA achieve its goal to enhance customer centricity through digital transformation, Bengaluru-headquartered Wipro said in a statement.
As part of this engagement, Wipro will source and build a talent pool of more than 1,000 skilled consultants and technologists for FCA ICT India, who will help develop capabilities around futuristic technologies, it said.
“The hub will showcase world-class high-performance engineering skills and digital best practices.
FCA ICT India will be built from the ground up to meet FCAs specific needs and growth agenda in the region,” the statement added.
Commenting on this partnership, Ashish Saxena, Head of Manufacturing, Wipro Limited said, “The automotive industry needs a robust digital infrastructure that will accelerate the pace of innovation and change it is currently experiencing. We are thrilled to partner with FCA and bring a collaborative operating model that will allow them to build customized digital solutions for their customers. We will help catalyze FCA’s transformation and innovation by leveraging our global technology partnerships, in-house IPs and accelerators in the automobile sector. Furthermore, this alliance will create new career opportunities in Hyderabad.”