Wipro launches AWS Skills Guild to drive deeper engagement with clients

Jason Eichenholz, SVP and Global Head of Ecosystems and Partnerships at Wipro

Wipro Limited, a tech services and consulting firm, announced the launch of its new Skills Guild with Amazon Web Services (AWS) at AWS re:Invent 2022. AWS Skills Guild is a comprehensive enablement program for enterprises to build cloud skills through integrated delivery of AWS learning opportunities. Wipro Step Up will use the AWS Skills Guild framework to transform the way employees engage with clients on their AWS Cloud journeys.

What is the product offering of the AWS Skills Guild?

“As the world continues to evolve and cloud becomes the foundation for business success, we are doubling down on our strategic partnerships to advance our clients’ business goals and help them drive new competitive advantage in a rapidly changing world,” said Jason Eichenholz, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Ecosystems and Partnerships, Wipro.

“Our Skills Guild builds on our existing cloud capabilities and deepens our AWS competencies to help clients drive accelerated ROI from AWS Cloud investments,” Jason Eichenholz said.

Building on Wipro FullStride Cloud Services’ cloud domain expertise, the AWS Skills Guild will equip technical experts across Wipro with AWS Cloud competencies needed to drive deeper engagement with clients. The program will transform the way Wipro employees engage with clients, helping them build future-proof businesses and drive innovation on AWS Cloud.

What does the program mean for businesses?

Maureen Lonergan, Vice President of Training and Certification at AWS Inc

“Cloud adoption helps a business grow, scale, and innovate with increased agility, and drives a culture shift impacting departments across an organization. Wipro is creating a culture where skilled employees have the confidence to innovate faster, experiment more, turn customer needs into technical solutions, and drive broad scale digital transformation across the business,” said Maureen Lonergan, Vice President of Training and Certification, AWS Inc.

The first phase of the Step Up AWS Skills Guild will kick off in this month and will be rolled out to all employees, significantly increasing the number of employees with AWS Certifications.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with AWS on this large-scale training initiative, which will help our employees drive organization-wide cloud fluency and help us deepen our engagement with clients to better align with their changing needs,” commented Arun Kumar Melkote, Vice President and Practice Head, Wipro FullStride Cloud Services at Wipro Limited. 

“We aim to foster a culture of continuous learning, and the Guild program underscores our commitment to upskilling our employees so they can deliver better value for our clients.”