Telematics solutions major TomTom today inaugurated its first Innovation Hub in Pune.
The 1,000 sq. ft. facility, which will be available to all 800+ employees in India, will enable employees to upgrade their skills, innovate and raise ideas.
TomTom Pune aims to further increase its headcount to 1,000 employees by end of 2016. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has over 4,600 employees.
TomTom aims to develop a culture of innovation in the company with a free-flow of information and ideas across the globe, allowing experimentation and cross-boundary co-operation to drive change throughout the organization.
The Pune innovation hub will allow employees to transform their ideas into proof of concepts and prototypes leading to new innovations.
“Innovation is at the core of everything we do at TomTom and we’re excited to open this new facility in Pune,” said Alain De Taeye, member of the Management Board at TomTom.