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Infosys and Formula E Strike New Partnership to Enable Next-Gen Fan Experiences Powered by AI and Digital Innovations

This multi-year technology association will provide in-race insights, fan engagement, and sustainability solutions for the world’s first all-electric motorsport

BENGALURU, India, May 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Infosys (NSE : INFY), (BSE: INFY), (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced a strategic three-year partnership with the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the global motorsport championship for electric cars, as its official Digital Innovation Partner. Through this collaboration, Infosys will provide in-race analytics, unlock fan engagement experiences, and enhance sustainability reporting and tracking for the Formula E championship.

The partnership between Infosys and Formula E will focus on three core areas: fan growth, technology innovation, and continued environmental stewardship.

  • Creating a new Fan Customer Data Platform: With the aim of engaging 500 million fans by 2030, Infosys will help build an AI-powered Fan Customer Data Platform for Formula E to unlock deep fan engagement and personalization opportunities, allowing Formula E to better serve its growing global fan base.
  • In-race insights and Driver Statistics: Leveraging Infosys Topaz, an AI-first suite of offerings using generative AI technologies, the collaboration aims to provide real-time insights and real time driver statistics during races, enhancing the overall viewing experience for fans.
  • An enhanced sustainability data management tool: With the objective of playing a pivotal role in supporting Formula E’s carbon reduction target of 45% by 2030, Infosys will work to transform the sport’s carbon reporting capabilities by using AI to improve accuracy, reliability, and traceability of data collection, and setting new standards in sustainability assessments for the championship.

Jeff Dodds, Chief Executive Officer, Formula E, said, “Infosys’ expertise in cutting-edge technologies makes them the ideal partner to help us drive the future of electric motorsport. We are excited to work with them to deliver exceptional experiences for our global fan base and further strengthen Formula E’s position as a leader in sustainable, digital-first sports. Infosys’ commitment to sustainability and innovation aligns perfectly with our vision, and we are confident that this collaboration will unlock new avenues in our key focus areas.”

Sumit Virmani, EVP & Global Chief Marketing Officer, Infosys, said, “Infosys has built and nurtured several strategic sports collaborations globally. We are now delighted to partner with Formula E, a visionary motorsport series, that shares our passion for sustainability and AI-led innovation. This strategic collaboration will showcase our AI, digital, and analytics prowess, elevating the fan experience, while enhancing Formula E’s sustainability goals. Together, we aim to redefine the possibilities in electric motorsport.”

As a brand, Infosys has been successfully associated with the global tennis ecosystem for nine years through strong partnerships with Roland-Garros, Australian Open, ATP, and the International Tennis Hall of Fame. In addition, we continue to accelerate brand momentum through our collaboration with the Madison Square Garden, including key MSG properties New York Knicks, New York Rangers, and the Madison Square Garden Arena. Through all these partnerships, Infosys has successfully demonstrated how it brings to life the benefits of AI into sports.

About Formula E and the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship

As the world’s first all-electric FIA World Championship and the only sport certified net zero carbon since inception, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship brings dramatic racing to the heart of some of the world’s most iconic cities providing an elite motorsport platform for the world’s leading automotive manufacturers to accelerate electric vehicle innovation.

The Formula E network of teams, manufacturers, partners, broadcasters, and host cities are united by a passion for the sport and belief in its potential to accelerate sustainable human progress and create a better future for people and planet.

www.FIAFormulaE.com

About Infosys

Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. Over 300,000 of our people work to amplify human potential and create the next opportunity for people, businesses and communities. We enable clients in more than 56 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over four decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer clients, as they navigate their digital transformation powered by cloud and AI. We enable them with an AI-first core, empower the business with agile digital at scale and drive continuous improvement with always-on learning through the transfer of digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem. We are deeply committed to being a well-governed, environmentally sustainable organization where diverse talent thrives in an inclusive workplace.

Visit www.infosys.com to see how Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY) can help your enterprise navigate your next.

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