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Giant US Companies Seeking Digital Transformation Partners from Vietnam

September 28, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 28, 2018--Top leaders from 20 billion-dollar enterprises from various industries including AES Corporation, Walmart, GE Global, AT&T, IBM, PepsiCo, AIG, FedEx, etc. joined a Business Breakfast with Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in the framework of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. The Business Breakfast, co-hosted by FPT – a global leading IT service provider headquartered in Vietnam - and Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), was the only business event with the Prime Minister throughout his trip, aiming to promote bilateral relationship on economics, investment and technology.

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Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined a Business Breakfast with US enterprises (Photo: Business Wire)

Joining the Prime Minister are Vietnamese ministerial officials including Minister, Chief of Government Office; Minister of Industry and Trade; Minister of Health; Acting Minister of Information and Communications; Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment; Lieutenant General, Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Army of Vietnam; Vietnamese Ambassador to the US; and Ambassador of the Vietnamese delegation to the United Nations.

Moderated by FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh, the discussion on various policy frameworks and issues related to IT and investment in Vietnam has established opportunities for both sides to network, exchange views on business partnership and discuss about cooperation opportunities in the 4.0 Industrial Revolution. Emerging matters related to digital government, especially in e-Government and Smart City in Vietnam, caught special attention from US corporations. US enterprises’ concerns and problems encountered in the investment procedure in Vietnam were well demonstrated and resolved, thus opening up opportunities and accelerating successful businesses cooperation and investment in Vietnam.

“Vietnam commits to creating favorable conditions, in terms of policies and other factors, for foreign science and technology organizations to cooperate in advanced technologies research and transfer to Vietnamese enterprises.” The Prime Minister affirmed.

“With the young and mathematical-oriented workforce, Vietnam is prepared for the digital era”. Said FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh. “FPT, as Vietnam’s leading technology corporation, is ready to become one of the world’s Digital Transformation pioneers”.

Prior to this event, Binh had bilateral meetings with leaders from top five global corporations such as Coca Cola, COX Enterprises, UPS, RNDC, etc. to promote cooperation opportunities in Digital Transformation. FPT’s proven capabilities and global business initiatives to support enterprises implementing Digital Transformation in a fast and cost-effective manner were shared and highly recognized. Through the meetings, US corporations and FPT jointly aimed at the cooperation in which FPT will deliver comprehensive technology solutions from strategic consultancy, system design, development, implementing to maintenance.

FPT Corporation established its first representative office in the US in 2000, followed by the US subsidiary (FPT USA) on October 13, 2008 and currently 2018, has offices in major US cities including Texas, Denver, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and Renton, providing IT services in various sectors such as aerospace & aviation, healthcare, banking & finance, telecommunication, automotive, etc. Since March 2013, the US R&D Center of FPT has served many customers in new technologies such as IoT, Cloud, Big Data and Mobility. Earlier this year, by joining force with Intellinet, an US-based management consulting and technology services firm, the company is expected to deliver comprehensive Digital Transformation services for global top companies.

About FPT

FPT Corporation is the global leading technology and IT services group headquartered in Vietnam with nearly US$2 billion in revenue and 33,000 employees. FPT is a pioneer in digital transformation and delivers world-class services in Smart factory, Digital platforms, RPA, AI, IoT, Enterprise Mobility, Cloud, AR/VR, Embedded Systems, Managed services, Testing, Platform modernization, Business Applications, Application Services, BPO, and more. Through its management consulting and technology services subsidiary, Intellinet, FPT provides Business and IT Strategy, Organizational Change and Human Capital Leadership, Program Execution, Customer Experience & Human-Centric Design, as well as other leading digital and technology solutions. FPT has served over 500 customers worldwide, 100 of which are Fortune 500 companies in the industries of Aerospace & Aviation, Automotive, Banking and Finance, Communications, Media and Services, Logistics & Transportation, Utilities, Consumer Packaged Goods, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Public sector, Technology and more. For more information, please visit www.fpt-software.com or www.intellinet.com.

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PR & Digital Marketing Manager

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