Bangaluru: Indian IT major Infosys has announced that it will open its next Technology and Innovation Hub in the State of Arizona and hire 1,000 American workers in the state by 2023.
Infosys’ investment in Arizona is a continuation of the company’s commitment to accelerate innovation for American enterprise by amplifying top local talent with the best global talent and to shrink the IT skills gap in the marketplace.
“This announcement reinforces Infosys’ May 2017 commitment to open Technology and Innovation Hubs in the United States and hire 10,000 American workers. To date, Infosys has hired 5,874 American workers against this commitment. The Arizona Technology and Innovation Hub will have a special focus onautonomous technologies, Internet of Things (IOT), full-stack engineering, data science and cyber security” the company said in a regulatory filing.
Infosys’ new Arizona employees will include recent graduates from the state’s prestigious network of colleges, universities and community colleges, as well as local professionals who will benefit from upskilling through Infosys’ world-class training curriculum.
“We are excited to announce the expansion of our presence in Arizona and to hire 1,000 workers for technology jobs in the state,” said Ravi Kumar, President, Infosys. “This investment will strengthen our ability to deliver for our clients across Arizona and the Southwest and expand the local workforce to help our clients compete in the rapidly digitizing global economy.”