Capita has a new strategic partnership with San Francisco-based Silicon Foundry.

Silicon Foundry is a corporate innovation advisory group that specialises in building bridges between the world’s leading organisations and global startup ecosystems.

We, as a leading provider of technology-enabled business solutions serving tens of millions of customers across public and private sectors, will leverage the partnership to accelerate identification of cutting-edge technologies and catalyse business opportunities across our business.

Serge Taborin, Chief Digital Officer, Capita, said: "Innovation is one of the key pillars of Capita’s broader digital transformation strategy, augmented by our deepening engagement with the global technology ecosystem."

“This partnership is another important step on that journey, with a particular focus on emerging technologies coming out of Silicon Valley.” Serge Taborin, Chief Digital Officer at Capita

Neal Hansch, CEO, Silicon Foundry, said: "We are excited to join forces with Capita to support their goals of identifying and connecting with emerging companies, technologies, platforms and new business models that will drive their digital agenda forward. As a global company with a fundamental commitment to innovation, Capita is perfectly positioned to benefit from our model."

Capita joins Foundry’s expanding network of leading corporations across targeted industry verticals (financial services, energy, logistics and professional services) who are looking to navigate the growing noise in the technology landscape by leveraging Silicon Foundry’s targeted insights, curated deal flow and executive network to harness external innovation.