Phoenix, Arizona : Indian IT major Infosys (NYSE: INFY) on Monday announced that is has inaugurated its Technology and Innovation Center in Arizona, USA. The Bangaluru headquartered company has also reiterated its plans to hire 1,000 American workers in the state by 2023.
The company also announced that it has surpassed its spring 2017 commitment to hire 10,000 American workers as part of its ongoing efforts to accelerate the pace of innovation for American enterprises. The Arizona Technology and Innovation Center, temporarily located at 1465 N. Scottsdale Road in SkySong at The Arizona State University (ASU) Scottsdale Innovation Center, has a special focus on autonomous technologies, Internet of Things (IOT), full-stack engineering, data science and cybersecurity. Infosys’ investment in Arizona will amplify top local talent alongside the best global talent to shrink the IT skills gap in the state. Hiring is currently in progress and the Center will move to its permanent location, a 60,000-square-foot facility, in the ASU Novus Innovation Corridor by 2020, and would accommodate up to 500 employees.
“The inauguration of our Arizona Digital Technology and Innovation Center is an important milestone in our efforts to help American enterprises accelerate their digital transformations. Our focus on digital change driven by data, cloud and experience is the foundation of our digital centers across the US”, said Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys.