Hyderabad,October 6, 2019: Memory and storage solutions leader, Micron Technology celebrated the opening of its Global Development Centre here on October 4.The site will play a key role in contributing to the development of technologies behind breakthroughs in a wide range of areas such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.
“We’re delighted to launch our Global Development Centre in Hyderabad and expand our team of engineers, researchers, developers and IT specialists,” said Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra. “Leveraging global talent, like our new Hyderabad team members, helps us drive innovation and stay at the forefront of emerging memory technologies.”
Guests of honor at the ceremony were Government of Telangana Minister for IT, Industries and Municipal Administration and Urban Development K.T. Rama Rao; National Institute for Transforming India Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and Chief Secretary of the Government of Telangana SK Joshi.
Micron first expanded its footprint in India when it opened its operations site in Bangalore, in April 2019. Micron’s India presence in Bangalore and now in Hyderabad complements the company’s global centers of excellence around the world, providing design and product engineering functions for next-generation memory and high-value storage solutions. Located in the heart of Hyderabad’s IT corridor and spanning 350,000 square feet, Micron’s office includes six purpose-built design and verification labs. The company aims to fill a wide range of roles in Hyderabad, including those in engineering, science, research and information technology. Micron expects to hire approximately 2,000 employees in India within the next few years.
Over 700 employees, customers, suppliers, distributors and community partners, as well as Micron Board Chairman Robert E. Switz and two dozen senior Micron executives, joined Mehrotra at the Global Development Centre grand opening. Mehrotra’s visit came soon after his participation in the World Economic Forum’s India Economic Summit in New Delhi, where he and a Micron delegation met with key leaders from government, the private sector and academia to address strategic issues affecting India.