Kyndryl and BPI Mark a Decade of Successful Collaboration and Strategic Partnership

Sunday, January 7, 2024

Kyndryl (NYSE: KD), the world's largest IT infrastructure services provider, and the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), a distinguished financial services leader in the Philippines, joyously celebrate the remarkable 10th anniversary of their collaborative journey in shaping BPI's technological landscape. This enduring partnership has played a pivotal role in fortifying BPI's IT governance framework, paving the way for a decade of transformative advancements.

Over the past ten years, BPI has witnessed substantial progress in key areas such as Data Center Operations, Server and Storage Management, IT Service Desk, Security Management, and Asset Management. The strategic collaboration with Kyndryl has enabled BPI to refine standard procedures and deploy cutting-edge tools throughout its organization. These enhancements have positioned BPI as a technological frontrunner in the financial industry, strengthening its commitment to excellence.

With a network spanning 752 branches across the Philippines, BPI has leveraged its partnership with Kyndryl to nurture technical talent and embrace advanced technology solutions. This collaborative effort is at the forefront of BPI's ongoing digital transformation journey, aiming to create a seamless customer experience. The bank's dedication to innovation is encapsulated by Alex Seminiano, BPI Chief Technology Officer, who affirms, "We continue to innovate banking products and platforms, contributing to building a better Philippines – one family, one community at a time."

Kyndryl, demonstrating its commitment to the Philippines, is actively investing in local delivery capabilities. The company pledges to support organizations like BPI, both locally and internationally, as they embark on modernization, digital transformation, and operational resiliency initiatives. With a focus on education, skill advancement, and experience, Kyndryl is collaborating with BPI to empower the local workforce in areas such as automation, cloud services, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity.

Alex Seminiano emphasizes, "Our continued collaboration with Kyndryl underscores our shared commitment to digital transformation." BPI and Kyndryl are aligned in their dedication to enhancing customer experience, ensuring robust data management, and protecting sensitive information. Together, they contribute to the growth of the Philippines' digital competitiveness.

Wilson Go, Managing Director of Kyndryl Philippines, expresses gratitude for being BPI's strategic technology partner and highlights the commitment to supporting BPI's evolution into a digitally empowered future. Kyndryl looks forward to contributing to the growth of a community of skilled technical experts in collaboration with BPI, particularly in emerging fields such as automation and cloud modernization services.

As Kyndryl and BPI mark a decade of fruitful collaboration, the partnership stands as a beacon of innovation and mutual growth. Their joint efforts not only contribute to BPI's technological excellence but also play a pivotal role in shaping the future landscape of the Philippines' digital economy. Together, Kyndryl and BPI embark on the next phase of their partnership, propelling both organizations into an era of continued success and technological advancement.