The company will add the jobs to its New Innovation Hub for Accenture people and clients to co-create industry solutions for the digital economy.
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) will open an Innovation Hub in Atlanta in 2018, more than doubling its footprint in Midtown’s Technology Square. The Innovation Hub will be a destination where Accenture people and clients can work side-by-side to ideate, rapidly prototype and launch solutions that meet the demands of today’s fast-changing digital world
As part of the new hub they plan to add 800 highly skilled technology jobs in Atlanta by the end of 2020, accelerating its investment in its innovation capabilities and contributing to the city’s fast-growing tech community.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal said, “Accenture has a longstanding commitment to advancing the technology ecosystem in Atlanta. Georgia’s technology infrastructure and robust workforce will benefit Accenture both in building this new Innovation Hub and in the company’s future growth. We are proud to see Accenture expand in Midtown, creating new opportunities for our citizens to be at the forefront of technology with highly skilled jobs while further securing Georgia’s status as the Silicon Valley of the South.”
Recently named one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best Places to Work, Accenture employs more than 2,800 people in Atlanta.