Cloud Computing Firm to Expand in Indy
San Francisco-based Appirio plans to hire 300 workers over three years
Governor Mitch Daniels introduces Appirio co-founder Narinder Singh (right). (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman)
A cloud-computing firm is opening an Indianapolis office in the former home of the Hoosier Lottery.
San Francisco-based Appirio plans to hire 300 workers over the next three years to work out of offices in the Pan Am office tower downtown.
Company co-founder Narinder Singh says Appirio was drawn to the pipeline of fresh computing talent available from Purdue and other universities, and says by opening offices away from Silicon Valley, there will be less competition from the likes of Facebook and Twitter to snap them up.
Appirio will receive five-point-six-million dollars in state tax credits if it fulfills its hiring promises.