Indian IT consulting firm Infosys has inaugurated its technology and innovation Hub in Raleigh. In addition, Infosys announced that it has hired more than 4,700 Americans since Spring 2017, including nearly 500 in North Carolina, as part of the company’s campaign to hire 10,000 American and accelerate the pace of innovation for American industry.
The North Carolina Hub, located at 7751 Brier Creek Parkway in Raleigh, will help Infosys work more closely with clients in the region to develop cross-functional solutions to pressing business challenges in such areas as machine learning, artificial intelligence, user experience and advanced digital technologies, including big data and cloud. The Hub will also train, upskill and reskill Infosys and client employees in the technologies required to help American businesses accelerate their digital transformations.
“Supported by academic institutions in North Carolina and around the country, the Hub allows us to co-locate, co-innovate and co-create alongside our clients and build on our passion for creating the next generation of top U.S. technology talent through world-class education and training,” said Infosys CEO Salil Parekh.
Infosys’ partnerships with North Carolina academic institutions such as the North Carolina Community College System, North Carolina State University and others will provide recent graduates and experienced professionals with exposure to the latest training, research and career mentorship. Infosys’ academic partners will augment the company’s learning facilities within the Hub, which will deliver continuous learning across the employee lifecycle.
Infosys also has a charitable foundation, Infosys Foundation USA. In North Carolina, the Foundation has provided multiple grants for classroom technology and computer science training to teachers and schools. To date, these grants have reached 3,938 students, 102 teachers and 94 schools across the state.