Infosys is focusing more on US market as there has been significant shift for the company after Trump’s tightened rules on H-1B skilled worker visas.
The company announced a multi-year partnership with the State of Rhode Island to establish an Infosys Design and Innovation Hub. It will also hire 500 American workers in Rhode Island over the next five years.
For more than three decades, Infosys has helped companies in the U.S. and around the world become more competitive, faster to market and more innovative with technology. It has more than 198,000 employees servicing clients in 45 countries.
In the U.S., Infosys has announced plans to hire 10,000 American workers over the next two years, and operate four new U.S. technology centers. Through a partnership with Stanford University, Infosys has trained more than 140,000 of its employees globally, including thousands in the U.S., on design thinking, and the company is working with Udacity to train 500 employees worldwide on autonomous technologies.
Infosys is also committed to bridging the digital divide in America through the Infosys Foundation USA, which supports high-quality computer science education and coding skills with a particular focus on underrepresented communities.