By ET Bureau - March 06, 2022 3 Mins Read
C3 AI (NYSE: AI), the AI Enterprise software company, announced the opening of a software development center in Guadalajara, Mexico to accelerate the creation and production of AI applications in various industries, including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, energy and telecommunications.
The center will open on March 4 and C3 AI will hire around 1,000 software developers as demand for AI applications continues to grow. IDC predicts revenue for the AI market – including software, hardware, and services – will increase to $500 billion by 2024, up from $342 billion in 2021.
“Guadalajara has become a key market for technological innovation. With the breadth of technical talent in the area, the city was a natural choice to continue to grow our global presence,” said C3 AI Executive Director Thomas M. Siebel. “We look forward to building a local workforce that will help to continue our goal of developing AI applications to meet the needs of our customers in numerous industries.”
“As Guadalajara continues to grow as a global technology hub, we are proud to welcome C3 AI, a global leader in AI, who will advance our hub and drive innovation,” said Alfonso Pompa Padilla, Secretary of Innovation, Science and Technology of the State of Jalisco, Mexico. “We look forward to supporting C3 AI and ensuring its business succeeds in our community.”
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Mexico’s Silicon Valley
“We appreciate C3 AI’s trust in opening its new development center in Jalisco. With great news and honors like these, our state, also known as the Silicon Valley of Mexico, confirms its leadership as the best place in Latin America for innovation, creation and sustainable growth,” said Xavier Orendain de Obeso, coordinator of Growth and Economic Development of the State of Jalisco, Mexico.
As part of C3 AI’s recruiting and hiring initiatives, the company has assembled a global team of questioning autodidacts who are motivated and trained to solve some of the most challenging technology problems using AI technologies.
“C3 AI is the kind of visionary business that will drive Guadalajara’s entire technology ecosystem,” said Enrique Cortés Rello, director of the Center for Artificial Intelligence, Tecnológico de Monterrey. “We hope that our students and researchers will benefit from what we believe will be a very rich and deep interaction with C3 AI.”
Potential candidates can learn more about C3 AI’s mission and open positions at C3 AI here on the company’s website.
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