Bangalore: Indian IT major Infosys (NYSE: INFY) has announced that it will open its next Technology and Innovation Hub in the State of Texas and hire 500 American workers in the state by 2020. The Hub will be located in Richardson, Texas and have a special focus on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors.
Infosys’ investment in Texas reinforces the company’s commitment to driving digital transformation for American enterprises by leveraging local talent alongside the best global talent. These new Texas employees will include recent graduates from the state’s prestigious network of colleges, universities and community colleges who will benefit from upskilling through Infosys’ world-class training curriculum.
The Texas Technology and Innovation Hub represents a key milestone in Infosys’ digital transformation campaign for the Americas and builds upon its May 2017 announcement to hire 10,000 American workers by 2019. Infosys has hired over 6,200 American workers since May 2017.
“We are excited to announce the expansion of our presence in Texas, which is another important step in our continued investment in driving digital transformation for American businesses,” said Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys. “Digital is rapidly changing every industry, and our Hubs will allow us to co-locate, co-innovate and co-create alongside our clients.”