HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has opened its Innovation Center focused on Engineering and R&D services in Edmonton, Alberta. Bringing together an ecosystem of partners from academia, government institutions, startups and technology providers, HCL’s Innovation Center will serve as a hub for HCL Engineering teams to co-innovate with customers and solve complex business problems for clients globally.
The Edmonton Center will house an engineering and co-innovation lab, which will enable high tech and software clients, including Fortune 100 leaders, to not only envision their products, but also to see rapid product prototyping, collaborative research and continuous learning to create faster time to market. Clients can leverage the Center to create new product designs while collaborating on go-to-market solutions. The Edmonton team will be engaged in product engineering, platform engineering, operational technology services and next-generation engineering, research and development.
As part of its expansion, HCL Technologies will hire college graduates from local educational institutions including The University of Alberta, MacEwan University, NAIT, SAIT and others.
“The Edmonton Innovation Center represents a significant expansion of our world-class technology talent and exceptional engineering presence in Canada,” said Joelien Jose, Executive Vice President and Country Head, Canada, HCL Technologies. “Engineering-led digital transformation is set to re-imagine the business landscape, and the excellent facilities at our Edmonton Center provide the right environment for shaping the future of the IT industry.”
“I am pleased to welcome HCL to our community," said Amarjeet Sohi, Mayor of Edmonton. “This announcement is the beginning of a new partnership between our city and the company, and today's announcement is proof that Edmonton is a great place to do business.”
“HCL's expansion into Edmonton is another sign of the record growth of Alberta's technology sector,” said Doug Schweitzer, Minister for Jobs, Economy and Innovation, Government of Alberta.
“It is exciting to see HCL identify Alberta as the place to invest due to the amazing talent we have here and the business environment we've created. I look forward to seeing the partnerships and innovations that come from this new Center.”
"The Edmonton Metropolitan Region is a great place for HCL Technologies to continue its expansion into Canada,” said Malcolm Bruce, CEO, Edmonton Global. “Our region's tech sector continues to attract investors through our high quality of life, world-class talent and affordability. We're excited to watch HCL expand and grow here."
In addition to the Edmonton Center, HCL Technologies’ continued success in Canada is driven by the support of Global Delivery Centers in Mississauga, Ontario, and Moncton, New Brunswick.
For more details on employment opportunities at HCL Technologies, please visit www.hcltech.com/careers.
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies (HCL) empowers global enterprises with technology for the next decade, today. HCL’s Mode 1- 2-3 strategy, based on its deep-domain industry expertise, customer-centricity and entrepreneurial culture of Ideapreneurship™, enables businesses to transform into next-gen enterprises.
HCL offers its services and products through three business units: IT and Business Services (ITBS), Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) and Products & Platforms (P&P). ITBS enables global enterprises to transform their businesses through offerings in the areas of applications, infrastructure, digital process operations and next generational digital transformation solutions. ERS offers engineering services and solutions in all aspects of product development and platform engineering. P&P provides modernized software products to global clients for their technology and industry specific requirements. Through its cutting-edge co-innovation labs, global delivery capabilities and broad global network, HCL delivers holistic services in various industry verticals, categorized as Financial Services, Manufacturing, Technology & Services, Telecom & Media, Retail & CPG, Life Sciences & Healthcare and Public Services.
As a leading global technology company, HCL takes pride in its diversity, social responsibility, sustainability and education initiatives. For the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2021, HCL had consolidated revenue of US$11.18 billion. Its nearly 198,000 ideapreneurs operate out of 52 countries.
For more information, visit www.hcltech.com.
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