MetLife Stadium, Jets, and Giants have picked a $11.8 billion tech services company as their official digital transformation partner
HCLTech, a leading global technology company, announced today that it has been named an Official Cornerstone Partner of MetLife Stadium, as well as the official digital transformation partner of the New York Giants, New York Jets, and MetLife Stadium, enhancing what it means to be a fan in the digital age.
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The partnership with HCLTech is based on a shared vision of making MetLife Stadium the most technologically sophisticated facility in the United States, while also providing superior guest experiences from the sidelines to the fans.
MetLife Stadium, the Giants, and the Jets will benefit from HCLTech’s extensive expertise in platform-driven business transformation, as well as market-leading capabilities to accelerate adoption of best-in-class technological developments all year.
Through immersive, real-time digital engagement, the new alliance will elevate and unify seamless experiences for guests both inside and outside the stadium, creating stronger connections and memorable brand moments before, during, and after game days.
“Supporting digital transformation and advancement is an essential component of our aim to accelerate growth, Our collaboration with MetLife Stadium, together with the Jets and Giants, is a fantastic opportunity for HCLTech to help them reinvent fan engagement and create big digital experiences.” As MetLife Stadium’s official digital transformation partner, we are delighted to help them carry out their objective and look forward to driving a sports and entertainment experience for the digital age.”said C Vijayakumar, CEO & Managing Director, HCLTech.
“Creating a memorable, positive experience for everyone who visits MetLife Stadium is a crucial component of our goal, When it comes to creating an effective digital experience, HCLTech delivers extensive knowledge and understanding. HCLTech was a simple option for us when it came to selecting a technology partner to help MetLife Stadium stand out as a leader in fan experience well into the future.”stated MetLife Stadium President and CEO Ron VanDeVeen.
“We are delighted to welcome HCLTech as an Official Cornerstone Partner of MetLife Stadium, Improving the fan experience is a high focus. Our collaboration with HCLTech will enable us to design and harness novel interaction opportunities at each event.”stated New York Giants President and CEO John Mara.
“Since its inception in 2010, MetLife Stadium has been a forerunner in its use of technology, Collaboration with HCLTech allows us to tap into the company’s vast technological expertise and recreate what it means to be a fan at MetLife Stadium as we navigate through the digital age.”said Hymie Elhai, President of the New York Jets.
The sports and entertainment industries exemplify the current digital experience economy: multisensory, context-aware, and populated with the most omnichannel-engaged and diversified consumers.
HCLTech has driven the digital transformation for renowned brands in soccer, ocean sailing, and cricket since its first sports partnership in 2015, keeping fans at the centre and bringing millions closer to the athletic organisations they love.
The United States accounts for more than 60% of HCLTech’s global revenue of $11.8 billion.
This partnership will allow the company to demonstrate further its commitment to the U.S. market as Excel Sports Management’s properties section supervised the sponsorship search for the New York Giants, New York Jets, and MetLife Stadium.
Excel Sports Management’s properties division oversaw the sponsorship search for the New York Giants, New York Jets, and MetLife Stadium.
About MetLife Stadium
MetLife Stadium, located in East Rutherford, NJ, is the home of the New York Jets and the New York Giants and has a capacity of 82,500 people.
The MetLife Stadium will host the FIFA World Cup 2026. The venue has held over 500 big events and 2,500 unique events since its inception in 2010.
The first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl XLVIII, WrestleMania 29 and 35, the Copa America Centenario Final, the 2021 Army-Navy Game, and several concerts, collegiate football games, and international soccer matches are among the event highlights.
MetLife Stadium has been named “Highest Grossing Stadium of the Year” 9 times by Billboard and “2017 Venue of the Year” by StadiumBusiness.
In 2021, MetLife Stadium became the first NFL Stadium to join the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Sports for Climate Action Framework, which aims to achieve global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions goals. For more information, visit metlifestadium.com.
About the New York Football Giants
The New York Football Giants, a founding member of the National Football League, began play in 1925. The Giants, based at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will play their 98th season this fall.
Eight championships have been won by the Giants: in 1927, 1934, 1938, 1956, 1986, 1990, 2007, and 2011. The Giants are the only NFL franchise with four consecutive Super Bowl victories, having won two crowns in five years twice. Giants.
About the New York Jets
The New York Jets were founded in 1959 as the New York Titans, an original American Football League member (AFL) member.
The Jets won Super Bowl III, defeating the NFL’s Baltimore Colts in 1969 – a victory many believe led to the 1970 merger of the AFL and NFL that set the foundation for today’s league.
The organization takes great pride in a long-standing, year-round commitment to its community by implementing impactful programs that will positively influence the lives of young men and women in the tri-state area, particularly in disadvantaged communities.
New York Jets play in MetLife Stadium, which opened in 2010, and are headquartered at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, New Jersey. For more information, visit newyorkjets.com.