Toronto tech scene just keeps on growing. The new company among many other companies like Microsoft, Pinterest and others, is Accenture - a leading global professional services company.
Accenture announced that they will be building a Technology Innovation Hub in the City of Toronto and will bring 800 jobs with it by 2020 (about 500 in Toronto, others spread out across Canada). This will help them compete and transform in the digital economy.
Fantastic news from @AccentureCanada with the opening of their new Canada Innovation Hub in Toronto. This hub will bring 500 new skilled jobs in the tech sector for our city. #CanadaInnovationHub pic.twitter.com/uzKaskAkw8
— John Tory (@TorontosMayor) November 27, 2018
The jobs they will be hiring for will be mainly data scientists, designers, engineers, and roles in analytics.
Julie Sweet, Accenture’s chief executive officer — North America said:
“Our experience working with global clients across more than 40 industries has shown that continuous innovation is an imperative to succeed in the fast-changing digital economy.
With our network of innovation hubs, we are bringing innovation to our clients’ doorsteps, enabling them to harness the power of emerging technologies to transform their businesses.”
This is a great addition to an already amazing city and will bring the best of innovation talent together to be the city of disrupters.