SAN JOSE, Calif. and LAFAYETTE, La., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal joined executives from Enquero, an enterprise solutions company, today to announce the company's first Agile Development Center(TM) in Lafayette, Louisiana. Enquero's Agile Development Center(TM) will network with Enquero's AgilityStudios(TM) in Silicon Valley and its customers to deliver high impact business solutions.
Enquero is a Silicon Valley company founded by senior leaders from global technology, consulting and systems integration industry. Enquero focuses on delivering business capability as a service to the enterprise segment with Agility as the foundational element of Enquero's promise to the marketplace. The company delivers on its promise of Agility through a suite of products and solutions delivered through unique combination of its transformation platform STEP, its metrics based engagement model, it's AgilityStudios(TM) coupled with Agility Development Centers(TM).
"Enquero has committed itself to delivering impactful business solutions in the shifting marketplace where rapid time to market and technology relevance are critical for our customers. We are coupling our unique consulting model, industry capability blueprints with domestic outsourcing model to serve our promise." said Arvinder Pal Singh, co-founder and Managing Partner at Enquero.
Enquero plans to expand its Lafayette Agility Development Center(TM) to 350 employees over the next 3 years. "Lafayette Agility Development Center(TM) is an important milestone in our journey. We were extremely impressed by the close collaboration within the community leaders and their understanding of our needs." said Kabir Singh, co-founder and Managing Partner at Enquero.
Gov. Jindal said, "Enquero is the latest in a long string of IT and software companies that we've welcomed to Louisiana, including CGI, CSC, Electronic Arts, Gameloft, GE Capital and IBM. Since we took office in 2008, Louisiana's technology sector has experienced absolute growth of 25 percent, making it the fastest-growing industry in our state and a great source of diversity, vibrancy and innovation for our economy. Louisiana now has more people working than ever before and this project provides further validation of our work to create a new Louisiana. With Louisiana's outstanding business climate, strong technology infrastructure and talented workforce, we are encouraging more companies like Enquero to invest in our state and create great jobs for Louisiana's families."
Enquero will be located within close proximity to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and will benefit from close collaboration with the university. ULL has been identified by the National Science Foundation as an NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center, UL Lafayette's Center for Visual and Decision Informatics is training students in the same cutting-edge computation methodologies that are relevant to our clients. "Enquero looks forward to collaborating with the university to provide industry perspective in designing the curriculum." said Hemant Asher co-founder and Managing Partner at Enquero.
"We are proud to welcome Enquero, a startup company from Silicon Valley, to the Silicon Bayou," UL Lafayette President Joseph Savoie said. "An entrepreneurial community like Lafayette, home to an established research university, is ideal for such an enterprising company to grow. Enquero will receive support from UL Lafayette's reputable computer science program and, in turn, the university and region will benefit from its presence through job creation and economic growth."
Lafayette Economic Development Authority through the Opportunity Machine, Lafayette's business accelerator and incubator has extended phenomenal support to Enquero to set up its first operation in Lafayette. "As the technology sector continues to grow in the region, today's announcement by Enquero further solidifies Lafayette's position as a premier technology hub in the U.S.," said LEDA President and CEO Gregg Gothreaux. "Enquero's decision to locate 350 jobs in Lafayette is another step in keeping our highly trained graduates in the area and in attracting those who want to make their home in Acadiana. At LEDA, we look forward to continuing our work with Enquero as they become an integral part of our community."
"These are exactly the kinds of jobs we had in mind when we launched Lafayette's fiber-optic initiative in 2004, so I am thrilled to see that companies are starting to recognize what Lafayette has to offer with its affordable, gigabit speeds," said Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel. "I thank the state for making Lafayette's technology an important piece of its economic development strategy. I know Enquero will not regret their decision to locate in Lafayette. This community's investment in itself is paying off."
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