Using technology better
World Wide Technology Inc., which helps large companies use technology better, opened a Denver office Friday with plans to hire 70 people this year.
The company, which employs 3,000 worldwide, said the office at 2300 15th St. will be its largest after its St. Louis headquarters. Eventually, the company expects to employ 200 software developers and 50 sales representatives in Denver.
“We’ve been on this trajectory for years, and every year we get more customers, which means more employees,” said Dicran “Di” Arnold, director of business development.
WorldWide Technology helps companies run more efficiently through the use of technology, essentially by selling them electronic infrastructures and helping to set up those systems.
In a statement, CEOJim Kavanaugh cited Denver’s local talent and existing customer base as reasons for the expansion.
“Denver is strategic for us,” said Ann Marr, WWT vice president of global human relations. “Denver is regrowing and revitalizing itself as a city, andwewant to be a part of it.”
Marr was joined by Mayor Michael Hancock and other state and local officials Fridaymorning for a ceremony officially opening the Denver office.
“To have a company with such global vision and foresight in our city is an absolute honor,” Hancock said.
The office will include the company’s Asynchrony Labs, which stemsfroman acquisition made in June. Asynchrony Labs provides Agile software development and specializes in mobile computing, which helps companies find software solutions.