NEW YORK and SHENZHEN, CHINA; Aug. 13, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Malong Technologies
, an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up headquartered in Shenzhen, China. Malong has been recognized by global companies and organizations and analyst firms as an AI pioneer and innovation leader. Through the alliance, Accenture’s Applied Intelligence
practice and Malong will offer computer vision and product recognition capabilities to clients worldwide. The alliance gives Accenture a strategic AI presence in China and forms part of its wider regional growth strategy.