NOIDA, India & NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE)–HCLTech is a global technology company that has been designated an Official Cornerstone Partner at MetLife Stadium. It also serves as the official digital transformation partner for the New York Giants, New York Jets, and MetLife Stadium. This will enrich what it means to be a digital fan in this digital age. This is in support of the company’s new branding, Supercharging ProgressTM. It was revealed today.
HCLTech and MetLife Stadium have a common vision. They want to make MetLife Stadium one of the most technologically advanced venues in America, while offering enhanced guest experiences from the stands to the sidelines. MetLife Stadium, Jets, and the Giants can all benefit from HCLTech’s extensive experience in platform-driven transformation. This is complemented by market-leading capabilities that accelerate adoption of best-in class technology innovations year-round. This partnership will create seamless experiences for guests inside and outside of the stadium. It will also help to build deeper connections and memorable brand moments through digital engagement.
C Vijayakumar (CEO & Managing Director of HCLTech) stated that “Fostering technological advancement and transformation is a crucial component of our mission for supercharging progress.” HCLTech has an amazing opportunity to work with MetLife Stadium and the Giants and reimagine fan engagement. We are thrilled to be MetLife Stadium’s official digital transformation partner and look forward for a digitally enhanced sports and entertainment experience.
Ron VanDeVeen is the President and CEO at MetLife Stadium. He stated that “Creating a memorable, positive event for all who visit MetLife Stadium” is an important part of their mission. HCLTech has a deep understanding and knowledge of how to create a digital experience that is effective. HCLTech was the clear choice when we were looking for a technology partner to help MetLife Stadium be a leader in fan experience.
John Mara, President & CEO of the New York Giants said that HCLTech is an Official Cornerstone Partner at MetLife Stadium. “Enhancing fan experience is our top priority. HCLTech’s partnership will enable us to develop and leverage new engagement opportunities at each event.”
Hymie Elhai (President of the New York Jets) stated that MetLife Stadium has been a leader when it comes to technology use since its opening in 2010. HCLTech’s technological expertise allows us to partner with them and recreate the experience of being a MetLife Stadium fan as we navigate the digital age.
Sports and entertainment are a good example of the digital experience economy. They are multi-sensory and context-aware, with diverse and engaged consumers. HCLTech’s first partnership with a sports brand in 2015 has seen HCLTech drive the digital transformation of iconic brands in cricket, ocean sailing, and soccer. This keeps fans in the centre and brings millions closer to the sporting organisations they love.
HCLTech’s $11.8 billion global revenue is more than 60% attributed to the U.S. The partnership will enable the company to demonstrate its commitment to the U.S. as a leader in technology services and products with a large base from Fortune 500 companies and as an employer choice with over 22,000 employees.
Excel Sports Management’s properties department managed the sponsorship search for New York Giants, New York Jets and MetLife Stadium.
MetLife Stadium is located in East Rutherford NJ and is home to the New York Jets & New York Giants. It has a capacity 82,500 and is one the largest stadiums of the NFL. MetLife Stadium will be the venue hosting FIFA World Cup 2026. The venue opened in 2010 and has been host to over 500 events as well as 2,500 special events. Highlights include the first outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl XLVIII, Wrestlemania 29 and 35, Copa America Centenario Final and the 2021 Army-Navy Game. There are also many concerts and college football games.
Billboard has named MetLife Stadium “Highest Grossing Stadium” nine times and StadiumBusiness “2017 Venue of Year” nine times. MetLife Stadium was the first NFL Stadium in 2021 to sign the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Sports for Climate Action Framework. This framework aims to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG), emissions.
About the New York Football Giants
The New York Football Giants, a foundational franchise in the National Football League’s National Football League, began playing in 1925. Eight championships have been won by the Giants: 1927 to 1934 to 1938, 1956, 1956, 1986 to 1990, 2007, and 2011. The Giants have won two Super Bowl titles in five years and are now the only NFL team to win four consecutive decades. The Giants are headquartered at East Rutherford’s Quest Diagnostics Training Center. This is their 98th season. Giants.com has more information.
About the New York Jets
The New York Jets was founded as the New York Titans in 1959, an original member the American Football League (AFL). In 1969, the Jets defeated the NFL’s Baltimore Colts to win Super Bowl III. Many believe this victory led to the merger of the AFL with the NFL in 1970. This was the beginning of today’s league. They take great pride in their commitment to their community, which is ongoing throughout the year. They implement impactful programs that positively affect the lives of young people in the tri-state region, especially those in disadvantaged areas. The MetLife Stadium opened in 2010 and the New York Jets are headquartered in Florham Park at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Visit newyorkjets.com for more information.
HCLTech, a global technology company with 211,000+ employees in 52 countries, provides industry-leading capabilities that are centered on digital, engineering, and cloud. It is supported by a wide range of technology services and products. Our clients span all major industries. We offer industry solutions in Financial Services, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Technology and Services, Telecom and Media, Retail and CPG, and Public Services. The sum of all consolidated revenues for the 12 months ended June 2022 was $11.8 billion. Visit hcltech.com to learn more about how we can accelerate your progress.
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