Callaway Golf Company, the U.S.-based manufacturer of golf equipment, apparel and accessories, announced on Thursday the opening of its first “DigiTech” digital technology facility here. The 20,000 square foot facility at Hitech City was inaugurated by Telangana IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao along with Sai Koorapati, Senior Vice President, Global Information Technology, according to a statement.
The DigiTech facility will serve as the epicenter of technology support for Callaway’s technology operations globally, the company said. Currently, Callaway Group markets and sells in more than 12 countries through its wholesale, retail and e-commerce presence. The DigiTech facility is an integral part of Callaway’s long-term strategy to create a technology-driven ecosystem that will empower its businesses through advanced data analytics, application development and support, cybersecurity, project management, e-commerce, infrastructure and services of all its key activities. world markets, he said. After the grand opening, Rama Rao said, “We are delighted that a renowned global brand like Callaway Golf Company has focused on Hyderabad to open its first technical support center. This launch opens up a new industry and many more potential customers in sports and related fields who will now look to Hyderabad to set up their technology hubs.” The Telangana government is ready to support new businesses with the necessary infrastructure, business-friendly environment, support and talented workforce, he said.
“My request to you and your leadership is: Bring the other brands that Callaway represents to this city, because you have a huge opportunity here. We can extend what is needed, government can provide land, help you with quick approval and help you find a good partner for the Indian market if you want a joint venture or franchise option. We hope to bring other elements of your business to Hyderabad.” Sai Koorapati said, “The installation of DigiTech, with its quality of technical talent, will help us leverage technology to achieve accelerated growth volumes. . It offers state-of-the-art infrastructure and talent. The plan is to develop a few hundred people here. ”Abhi Uppal – VP, Global Infrastructure & IT Operations, Munish Guleria – MD, Callaway DigiTech India, Prashant Singh – General Manager (Callaway Golf India), were among those present at the launch event.
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