In Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Infosys (NYSE:INFY) opened the Infosys Digital Centre. Infosys also stated that it will add 1,000 employees to Calgary over the next two years, more than tripling its initial pledge made when the business originally entered into the city in 2021. This will help the firm expand across Canada, where it also wants to treble its overall workforce commitment to 8,000 personnel by 2024.
President of Infosys, Ravi Kumar stated that marks the start of their next chapter in Canada with the opening of the Infosys Digital Centre in Calgary. They picked Calgary as a tech hub with a wealth of IT expertise and a strategic position that allows them to grow work with customers in critical areas like as energy, natural resources, and agriculture. Calgary’s IT innovation potential is limitless, and they are honored to be a part of it.
Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek said, “Infosys’ choice to establish Calgary as a major technology centre is a big moment for our city and further demonstrates our city as a prime destination for the world’s leading technology companies. Building a thriving innovation ecosystem takes a village, and Infosys will play a key role in our growth. In particular, Infosys’ partnerships with local universities to train Calgary students and create job opportunities will help propel us forward.”
The collaboration between Infosys and academic institutions in the province, notably the University of Alberta, will expose fresh graduates and seasoned professionals to cutting-edge training, research, and career mentoring. The academic relationship between Infosys and the Centre will supplement the company’s specialized learning facilities, which will provide ongoing learning across the employee lifetime.
“The opening of the Infosys Digital Centre in the heart of our city demonstrates that Calgary is recognized as a top tech location where bright minds and big ideas come together from around the world to help solve global challenges and make the extraordinary happen,” said Brad Parry, President and CEO of Calgary Economic Development.