UST Global announced it is expanding its offerings in Malaysia, opening a new innovation lab (‘Infinity Lab’) and its third delivery centre. Having started its operations in Malaysia in 2006, opening its first centre in Penang, Malaysia in 2011, UST Global Malaysia has grown to become one of the company’s biggest delivery centres.

“The Infinity Lab marks a new chapter in UST Global’s journey in Malaysia and South East Asia,” said Amar Chhajer, Head of UST Global Malaysia. “It brings the best of UST Global, Academia and the start-up ecosystem together to fix complex business problems using latest world-class technology and innovation.”

The new Malaysian Innovation Lab will focus on supporting digital transformations for the company’s Fortune 500 and Global 2000 customers by tapping into its capabilities across domains such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality/Mixed Reality (AR/MR), Robotic Process Automation, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Advanced Analytics and Big Data Engineering.

Meanwhile, the opening of the new delivery centre will enhance the company’s ability to support the growing innovation ecosystem in south-east Asia and build momentum for its growth plans in the region.

Dato’ Ng Wan Peng, CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Cooperation (MDEC) commented: “The launch of UST Global’s Infinity Lab in Penang today marks an important milestone for Malaysia’s digital economy and confirms the country’s attractiveness as the heart of Digital ASEAN to multinational companies looking for strategic investment destinations in this region.”

UST Global’s CEO Krishna Sudheendra concurred: “We are excited at the potential of innovation and ideas that will emerge at this new centre in Malaysia. Malaysia has a dynamic ecosystem with world-class resources in Penang, making it the perfect centre to expand our work and create cutting edge technologies and solutions.”

UST Global is headquartered in the US and has more than 23,000 employees worldwide. It provides digital technology solutions and services to large private and public enterprises, with Fortune 500 clients in banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, shipping, technology, semi-conductor and telecom. The company has spun-off several focused products and platforms including CyberProof, SmartOps, Qubz, Pneuron and C2C (Concept to Camera), and has Infinity Labs in the US, UK and India, and now Malaysia.

Posted by Morgan Lewis

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