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Granicus Opens State-of-the-art Innovation Center in Bengaluru

Mark Hynes, CEO, Granicus
Mark Hynes, CEO, Granicus

Granicus has opened their India Innovation Hub at Helios Business Park, Bengaluru. The new office space was inaugurated by Ranga Shetty, General Manager, Granicus India. The launch of the innovation center marks the entry of Granicus into India as a GovTech innovation leader. The center aims to focus on product innovations across several software disciplines to accelerate digital transformation for governments globally.

Founded in 1999, Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to engage with their citizens and serve them better. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Granicus is the first Government technology provider that connects governments to the citizens they serve with an innovative and comprehensive cloud technology platform. The highly secure platform is designed to empower government organizations with the ability to easily deliver unified, highly compelling digital experiences to their constituents, including rich integrated capabilities for web content management, digital communications, community feedback, record management, and transparency.

As Granicus India will be a key engineering and operations center focussing on product innovation, the center is creating a competitive workplace that attracts and retains world-class talent. Granicus India features a team of engineers who are experts at developing massively scalable, highly secure systems that are purpose-built for government and civic engagement. The cloud-first, data-driven technology at Granicus is fully equipped to leverage massive amounts of data to derive highly impactful insights using analytics, data science, and machine learning.

Speaking to newsmen, Mark Hynes, CEO, Granicus, said, “Granicus is a rapidly expanding global business, and the innovation center in India is a critical element of our growth strategy.  With India’s exceptional talent pool, we will be building and managing world-class products for customers across the globe and envision this center to be one of Granicus’ primary global employment and operations centers, contributing to our global growth and expanding footprint.”

Granicus India will be headed by Ranga Shetty, an IT industry veteran with three decades of experience in driving product innovation, scaling expert engineering teams, transforming software operations, and developing leadership talent in the USA and India.

“We have not let the pandemic interfere with setting up this premium innovation hub which will be a powerhouse of product development, software operations, and innovation led by an experienced and strategic team of product experts,” said Ranga Shetty, General Manager, Granicus India.

“The center will expand product engineering and software operations capacity across the Granicus product portfolio and will consist of teams dedicated to building a superior collaborative environment that fosters the free exchange of ideas, individual accountability, and a fun-filled time at work. Our engineers are experts at building massively scalable and highly secure systems, and we plan to double our talent pool in India by the end of 2022,” added Ranga.

Offering cloud-based solutions for communications, web content, meeting and management, and digital services to over 5,000 public sector organizations, Granicus helps turn government missions into quantifiable realities.

The new global innovation, engineering, and software operations center in Bengaluru will fuel the company’s efforts to impact the way citizens and governments interact. Granicus India is also committed to making high-impact contributions to platform engineering initiatives in the areas of interoperability and data-sharing.

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