Wipro to hire more techies for its London digital pod

Bengaluru, Dec 9  Global software major Wipro announced on Wednesday that it would hire more engineers in addition to the 600 hired this year for its new digital pod in London to offer transformation services to British and European clients.

“We intend to take more engineers in addition to the 600 we had hired over the last 12 months, taking the total to 4,000 in Britain,” the IT bellwether said in a statement here.

The new pod is custom-built for the company’s digital strategy, design and engineering teams to work in a collaborative and adaptive workspace with clients.

“Our knowledge of the local market, global experience and operational excellence allows us to help our clients achieve their desired outcomes,” Wipro chief executive T.K. Kurien said in the statement.

The pod will benefit clients and employees from the open, free-flowing design, enabling formation of multi-disciplinary and agile groups to help businesses transform on their digital journeys.

“As British firms, clients and employees have benefited from Wipro’s investment in this country since 1995, we appreciate its decision to locate its digital pod in London,” British Trade and Investment M
Wipro digital global head Rajan Kohli said opening the pod was a milestone in its journey to build multi-disciplinary teams to unveil new products and service experiences that keep pace with changing customer behaviour and expectations.

“London’s reputation for creativity and confluence of cultures provide a springboard for ideas, making it an ideal hub to meet digital needs of our customers,” Kohli added.