India-based multinational technology company, Tech Mahindra has today inaugurated its innovation centre in Espoo, Finland.
The new centre will accommodate a diverse workforce – increasing the in-country headcount ranging from experienced business leaders to fresh talent, in collaboration with the local ecosystem.
“Located in Espoo, the second largest city in Finland, and a part of the greater Helsinki metropolitan area, the new center situates Tech Mahindra at the heart of one of the major business hotspots and innovation hubs in the Nordics,” the statement said.
“From this strategic location, Tech Mahindra will continue providing customers with digital business transformation services and solutions,” it further added.
Speaking on the launch, Mohit Joshi, Managing Director & CEO of Tech Mahindra, said, “Given its focus on innovation, sustainability, and a unique approach to entrepreneurship; today Finland ranks amongst the topmost countries in the world that leverage emerging technologies to shape the future business landscape. This is also reflected in Tech Mahindra’s commitment to the ongoing expansion in the Nordics region, and the establishment of our new center in Espoo. We endeavor to widen the talent pool, fuel innovation, improve agility to deliver robust solutions, and be closer to our customers’ businesses to drive sustainable growth.”
The inauguration ceremony was attended by dignitaries such as Raveesh Kumar, Ambassador of India to Finland; Jusa Susia, Senior Director & Head of Region East Asia & India at Business Finland; and Janne Kari, Head of Industry, ICT and Digitalisation at Invest in Finland. Tech Mahindra representatives include CP Gurnani, Managing Director and CEO; Mohit Joshi, Managing Director and CEO Designate; Mukul Dhyani, Senior Vice President and Business Head Continental Europe; Rajesh Barwal, VP & Country Manager for Sweden and Finland; and C-H Hallstrom, Vice President, Strategic Programs, Nordics.
Further to the commitment in 2022 to set up a Makers Lab, Tech Mahindra’s research and development arm in Finland, the newly opened center will also facilitate innovation in collaboration with new and existing customers in the region.
The team will work on new and emerging technologies such as Quantum computing, Generative AI, and Metaverse. The Makers Lab will also plug into the local startup ecosystem and universities to provide new opportunities in R&D across customer industries.