ATLANTA – Hundreds of new jobs are heading to Midtown Atlanta thanks to a tech giant.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced Wednesday that Cisco is opening a major new hub in Tech Square. Cisco plans to significantly expand its Atlanta office over the next five years.
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“This expansion from 1,000 hard-working Georgians who have been with Cisco in the state to 1,700 is incredible,” said Kemp. “It’s going to be an incredible opportunity for our students, or our Georgians in the world of work, or those who come here to get the job done.”
Cisco will invest up to $ 41 million to open its talent and collaboration center in the Coda building in Tech Square.
“At Cisco, our growth plans are guided by our goal of advancing an inclusive future for all. That means building a workforce that truly reflects the world we live in, ”said Scott Herren, Cisco’s chief financial officer. “Building on our deep roots in Georgia, we can’t wait to open our doors and start hiring and building this pipeline of diverse talent while offering family-sustaining wages.”
The new center is due to open next summer. The company will be hiring in a variety of fields and skills, including engineering, customer experience, and finance.
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