Tech Mahindra Ltd. inaugurated an innovation and technology development centre, in Muscat, Oman.
Using artificial intelligence (AI), big data & analytics, cloud, and 5G technologies, the centre will serve telecommunications, oil and gas, banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI), energy & utilities, and public sectors.
This is in accordance with Tech Mahindra’s commitment to invest in local talent’s upskilling and reskilling to take on projects in Oman and worldwide.
“I believe the vision of Oman based on the pillars of ‘People and Society’, ‘Economy and Development’, and ‘Governance and Institutional Performance’ will transform and enhance the country’s economy. Tech Mahindra is pleased to play a part in this strategic narrative and support in building a resilient tomorrow for Oman, that thrives on growth & innovation, with a keen focus on empowering women,” said CP Gurnani, managing director and chief executive, Tech Mahindra.
“As a global organisation, we are committed to honing talent across geographies, and our initiatives have been warmly embraced in Oman. This innovation and development centre will grow Omani talent in the technology industry and will enable us to leverage it for markets globally,” Gurnani added.
Tech Mahindra already has a significant footprint in Oman, and the recently opened research and development centre is just another step in contributing to the country’s development by leveraging its youthful talent, according to Ram Ramachandran, Tech Mahindra’s head of the Middle East and Africa.
Tech Mahindra also unveiled Maker’s Lab, a research and development unit within the centre that would focus on developing IPs, solutions, and services that harness the power of technology to allow digital transformation, smart enterprise solutions, cloud transformation, big data, and analytics.