Monday, July 8, 2024

Aramco Digital and WWT Forge AI-Driven Partnership in Saudi Arabia

Aramco Digital has teamed up with World Wide Technology (WWT) to develop an AI-powered Digital Innovation Economy under Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030. This collaboration aims to revolutionize key sectors like energy and healthcare by integrating advanced AI solutions, thereby unlocking new opportunities and localizing cutting-edge technologies in the Kingdom.

  • Transforming Saudi industrial sectors, particularly energy and healthcare, with advanced AI solutions.
  • Accelerating the development of AI infrastructure to drive sustainable economic growth.
  • Enhancing local capabilities and creating new opportunities for technological innovation and growth.

Omar Mir, International Board Member at World Wide Technology, said, "Last we year announced our ambitious plans to expand into the Middle East region with the goal of establishing an US-Centric technology innovation hub. Today's partnership with Aramco Digital marks a significant chapter in our mission to provide cutting-edge technology solutions in the region. With our substantial one-of-a-kind Lab and AI Proving Ground R&D environment, we enhance our capability to help the Kingdom's economy experiment with and implement AI solutions tailored to their specific needs. Aligned with Saudi Vision 2030, it highlights our commitment to drive enterprise AI adoption at a global scale, further cementing our role as a key player in the Middle East's burgeoning technology landscape. We look forward to pushing the envelope of AI innovation for the benefit of the Kingdom as WWT expands across the Middle East, one of the world's most critical innovation proving grounds."

Aramco Digital's CEO, Tareq Amin, noted that the partnership reflects the Saudi Vision 2030's goals of digital transformation and economic diversification, "It is a significant step marking an important milestone towards positioning the Kingdom at the forefront of digital innovation. Together, Aramco Digital and WWT are pushing the boundaries of AI to enhance capabilities and create new opportunities by offering technology platforms and solutions that foster creativity, unlock value and promote sustainability."​