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Infosys to open tech hub in Arizona; to hire 1,000 US techies


Agencies, Bengaluru, Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, on Friday announced that it will open its next technology and innovation hub in Arizona in the US and hire 1,000 American workers by 2023. 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, the company has hired 5,874 American workers against this commitment. The Arizona hub will have a special focus on autonomous technologies, Internet of Things, full-stack engineering, data science and cyber security. 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, a company statement said here. “The number of jobs Infosys is bringing to Arizona is fantastic news for our citizens, especially given the commitment the company makes to continual training and education in technology,” said Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. “We are thankful for companies like Infosys who enhance our efforts to prepare the workforce for the future.” Infosys president Ravi Kumar said: “We are excited to announce the expansion of our presence in Arizona and to hire 1,000 workers for technology jobs in the state. 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.” To date, Infosys has opened two hubs — one in Indianapolis, Indiana and another in Raleigh, North Carolina. Infosys has also announced an additional hub in Hartford, Connecticut and a unique design and innovation Hub in Providence, Rhode Island. So far, more than 4.7 million students; 13,000 teachers and 21,000 schools across America,including over 7,300 students, 192 teachers and 159 schools in Arizona, have benefited from computer science training and classroom equipment funded by Infosys Foundation USA.

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