Already one of the largest tech employers in Jaipur, Appirio plans to expand local team by more than 200 employees in 2016
Jaipur, India — December 02, 2015 — Appirio, a leading global cloud services provider, today announced the launch of its first Customer Experience Center and Innovation Lab. The Center, based in Jaipur, is the latest move as part of a broader global growth strategy.
“We’re excited to be a part of the growing technology community in Jaipur. Jaipur is a great fit for Appirio’s new customer experience center and we are confident that enterprises looking for solutions in the worker experience, customer experience and crowdsourcing spaces will benefit greatly from this initiative,” said Chris Barbin, CEO of Appirio.
Appirio also announced plans to expand the India team at the Jaipur location by more than 200 employees in 2016. This expanding team will help provide customers an even greater resource pool of business and technology talent.
The company is focused on growth with respect to enhanced employee skills, as evident by the company’s Learning Academy. The Learning Academy program provides new Appirio employees with skills that will ultimately help them provide the best solutions in the ever increasing cloud-based business environment.
“Our Jaipur Learning Academy has seen great success over the last two years. We are proud of its comprehensive training curriculum, which has been a big contributor to our current retention rate of more than 90 percent. The academy is not just a tool that helps an employee start their journey at Appirio smoothly but also a blended learning platform that provides training across technical, professional and business aspects,” shares Manpreet Singh, General Manager, Appirio India. He further adds, “The academy has successfully completed over 24 training events with more than 450 registrations in the last year alone. This program has further ensured our customers have high quality service and innovation at every level in the organization.”
In a 2014 report, research firm Forrester estimated that the public cloud computing market will grow to $191 billion by 2020. With more than 900,000 members in the Topcoder community and Appirio’s more than 1,200 worldwide employees, the company brings a robust and next generation set of talents to this rapidly growing market. This, combined with Appirio’s deep understanding of the way people work, can help organizations take fuller advantage of cloud technologies and a global talent pool to innovate and transform their business.
Appirio is a global services and enterprise crowdsourcing company that helps customers innovate and win in the new cloud economy. We deliver unmatched customer value by combining the world’s top talent with a unique cloud services platform. Our platform harnesses the power of one of the world’s largest crowdsourcing communities, thousands of ready to deploy assets, and leading cloud, industry and technical experts, to help our customers drive competitive advantage. Appirio is a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest brands, including Cardinal Health, Coca-Cola, eBay, Facebook, Georgia-Pacific, Home Depot, Moen, and Sony Playstation.