Launches a Women’s Leadership Center
Cary, North Carolina, – December 20, 2018 – HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, celebrated its 10-year presence in North Carolina with an event graced by the Honorable Governor Roy Cooper, HCL’s senior leadership, customers, members of state organizations and academia. After a thorough evaluation and site selection search, HCL had chosen Cary, North Carolina as the location of its first Global Delivery Center (GDC) in 2008. In 2015, HCL expanded in North Carolina, with the company announcing the addition of more jobs. HCL now employs 1,500 people in the state with the Cary GDC offering a wide array of innovative technology solutions and services.
To commemorate the North Carolina milestone and its 30th anniversary in the United States, HCL also announced the launch of its Women’s Leadership Center, based in North Carolina, with dedicated physical space and formal initiatives in STEM training, leadership development and mentorship opportunities for women. Research shows that the United Sates will have 1.4 million computing jobs in 2020, but only 3% will be held by women.1 The Women’s Leadership Center is a critical step in HCL’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, working with the ecosystem in North Carolina to facilitate, enable, and empower local institutions and communities of influence to advance career and leadership opportunities for women in technology.
“With our top-flight workforce, commitment to education, and friendly economic climate, companies like HCL find success doing business in North Carolina,” said Governor Roy Cooper. “I congratulate HCL on this important milestone and look forward to working together to build a North Carolina that works for everyone.”
“Our Global Delivery Center in Cary, North Carolina, delivers mission-critical operations for a large number of our blue-chip clients consisting of some of the biggest corporations in the world. It also houses world-class talent in IT Infrastructure and Application Management, Datacenter Transformation, Cloud Migration, Application Modernization, Network and Cybersecurity Services, Products & Platforms and a host of related technologies,” said C Vijayakumar, President and CEO, HCL Technologies. “As we celebrate 10 years of its operations, I want to thank all the stakeholders from government, community, academia, and public partners, who have joined hands with us on this momentous journey. As a mark of our continued commitment to the State we are happy to announce new expansion plans for our Cary Center and the opening of our first-of-its-kind ‘Women’s Leadership Center,’ which will add another unique element to our longstanding and rich relationship with the local community.”
In 2015, HCL won a Governor’s Award for being an “Outstanding Employer” in North Carolina.
1 Source: Girls Who Code
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global technology company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through Digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 43 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 8.2 billion, for 12 Months ended 30th September, 2018. HCL focuses on providing an integrated portfolio of services underlined by its Mode 1–2–3 growth strategy. Mode 1 encompasses the core services in the areas of Applications, Infrastructure, BPO and Engineering & R&D services, leveraging DRYiCETM Autonomics to transform clients' business and IT landscape, making them 'lean' and 'agile'. Mode 2 focuses on experience–centric and outcome–oriented integrated offerings of Digital & Analytics, IoT WoRKS™, Cloud Native Services and Cybersecurity & GRC services to drive business outcomes and enable enterprise digitalization. Mode 3 strategy is ecosystem–driven, creating innovative IP–partnerships to build products and platforms business. HCL leverages its global network of integrated co-innovation labs and global delivery capabilities to provide holistic multi–service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Media, Publishing, Entertainment, Retail & CPG, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Travel, Transportation & Logistics and Government. With 127,875 professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL focuses on creating real value for customers by taking 'Relationships Beyond the Contract'. For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com
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