Tech Mahindra and H2O.ai to Drive AI and Machine Learning Solutions to Enterprise Customers through their Global Competency Centers

Establish Center of Excellence to focus on critical industries such as Communications, Media & Entertainment, Healthcare & Life Sciences, and Banking, Financial Services & Insurance

Dallas, New Delhi – December 3, 2018: Tech Mahindra, a digital transformation, consulting and re-engineering specialist, and H2O.ai, the open source leader in Artificial Intelligence, announced today establishment of a Center of Excellence to provide Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning solutions to enterprise customers. The partnership aims to combine H2O.ai’s enterprise-scale automatic machine learning platform, H2O Driverless AI, with Tech Mahindra’s domain expertise across multiple industries and verticals, in order to bring next generation AI and machine learning solutions to enterprise customers around the world.

H2O Driverless AI empowers data scientists or data analysts to work on projects faster and more efficiently by using automation and state-of-the-art computing power. By delivering automatic feature engineering, model validation, model tuning, model selection and deployment, machine learning interpretability, time-series, Natural Language Processing (NLP), and automatic pipeline generation for model scoring, H2O Driverless AI will provide Tech Mahindra customers with a data science platform that addresses the needs of a variety of use cases for every enterprise in every industry.

Jagdish Mitra, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Tech Mahindra, said, "A wide variety of Artificial Intelligence (AI) - enabled applications across Communication & Media, Banking, Healthcare, Life sciences, Retail and Manufacturing will unearth opportunities in the coming times. The need of the hour is to democratize knowledge in AI and make it accessible to everyone. As part of our TechMNxt charter, we at Tech Mahindra, are focused on leveraging next gen technologies to solve real business problems of our customers. Through our partnership with H2O.ai, we aim to empower our customers to use Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies to increase access to AI talent, drive better decision making, and accomplish tasks at a faster pace."

Through their AQT (Automation, Quality, Time) Platform and Global Competency Centers for driving Automation and AI, Tech Mahinda will enable the adoption of H2O.ai based solutions in various industry segments.

Sri Ambati, CEO and founder at H2O.ai, said, "H2O.ai is democratizing AI making it faster, cheaper and easier for enterprises with our next generation AI platforms. Our partnership with Tech Mahindra and their incredibly visionary leader, CP Gurnani will bring AI to businesses worldwide and help them in the last mile of AI implementation. Size and speed are no longer the key metrics for successful data lake implementations. Good KPIs for AI-first organizations is their ability to experiment faster by automating pipelines, discovering new insights and building AI-first application stores to monetize data with adaptive business processes. H2O is simplifying AI to build trust and our partnership with Tech Mahindra with global centers of excellence will foster a close-knit collaboration with customers and accelerate successful implementations of AI in all verticals."

Tech Mahindra already has strong existing relationships with H2O.ai’s strategic partners, such as IBM Cognitive Systems, which will allow the two companies to seamlessly work together help customers become AI-first organizations.

About H2O.ai

H2O.ai is the open source leader in AI. Its mission is to democratize AI for everyone. H2O.ai is transforming the use of AI with software with its category-creating visionary open source machine learning platform, H2O. More than 14,000 companies use open-source H2O in mission-critical use cases for Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Telco, Sales and Marketing. H2O Driverless AI uses AI to do AI in order to provide an easier, faster and effective means of implementing data science. In February 2018, Gartner named H2O.ai, as a Leader in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms. H2O.ai partners with leading technology companies such as NVIDIA, IBM, AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform and is proud of its growing customer base which includes Capital One, Progressive Insurance, Comcast, Walgreens and PayPal. For more information and to learn more about how H2O.ai is driving an AI Transformation for businesses with intelligence, visit www.h2o.ai.

About Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.9 billion company with 118,390+ professionals across 90 countries, helping over 930 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is the highest ranked Non-U.S. company in the Forbes Global Digital 100 list (2018) and in the Forbes Fab 50 companies in Asia (2018).

We are part of the USD 21 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 200,000 people in over 100 countries. The Group operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, after-market, information technology and vacation ownership.

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Global Corporate Communications
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