TCS will create 1,200 local jobs in Illinois and expand the reach of STEM education programs

Tata Consultancy Services workforce in the country of lincoln grow over the next two years

NAPERVILLE, IL | NEW YORK, November 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) has announced plans to strengthen its presence in Illinois creating 1,200 new jobs by the end of 2024. This investment in the local economy comes with a commitment to accelerate its STEM outreach efforts in local schools to reach 25% of students and more teachers.

“I am thrilled that TCS is expanding its footprint in Lincoln Country, with over a thousand jobs added over the next two years,” said Governor JB Pritzker. “TCS’s expansion is a testament to our world-class education system and extraordinarily talented workforce. Through their STEM education initiatives, Illinois’ next generation will be prepared for the innovative jobs of the future, jobs that will transform our state into the nation’s premier tech hub. To our partners at TCS: Thank you for your commitment to the state of illinois. We couldn’t be happier to call you our neighbours.”

More than 3,000 Illinoisans currently work for TCS, including 1,100 who were hired in the past five years. Naperville is home to one of 30 TCS facilities across the United States where TCS employees help drive the digital transformation and business growth that are the cornerstones of the Illinois the economy, such as United Airlines and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

TCS has been present in the United States for over 50 years. Nearly half of Fortune 500 companies partner with TCS to digitally transform and grow their businesses. The company hired 512 graduates of Illinois colleges and universities over the past five years, and it is the second largest recruiter of IT services talent in the country.

“Over the past few years, companies in Illinois and across the United States have been grappling with disruption – from the pandemic and inflation to supply chain issues and growing demand for talent,” said Suresh MuthuswamiPresident of North AmericaCDS. “Our expansion into Illinois is driven by companies that use these obstacles as an opportunity to transform and capture growth. They invest to overcome today’s challenges and become more resilient for tomorrow. TCS attracts the brightest talent in cloud computing, AI, cybersecurity and other technologies to help them become future-ready companies.”

TCS has invested in expanding its STEM and IT education programs in Illinois since 2009. goIT has been fostering digital innovation and career readiness in local middle and high schools, and has benefited over 42,000 students in the United States and Canada. In Illinois, over 150 TCS volunteers have supported over 700 students through goIT. Through its Ignite My Future in School program, TCS helps educators from Illinois integrate computational thinking into core subjects such as math, science, language arts, and social studies. This program has reached more than one million students and 26,000 teachers in North Americaincluding 535 educators and 32,000 students in Illinois.

TCS’ investments in Illinois extends to health, well-being and economic development. TCS is the Official Technology Consulting Partner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which generates approximately $500 million for the local economy each October. TCS began supporting the marathon in 2010 with a commitment to improving the marathon experience for runners and fans. The partnership, which was recently extended through 2025, expanded in 2012 with the introduction of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon mobile app, powered by TCS. Over 215,000 people downloaded the mobile app in 2022.

About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has partnered with many of the world’s leading companies on their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers an integrated portfolio of consulting-focused business, technology and engineering services and solutions powered by cognitive technology. This is made possible through its unique Location Independent Agile™ delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

Part of the Tata Group, indians largest multinational business group, TCS has more than 616,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 55 countries. The company generated consolidated revenue of US $25.7 billion during the year ended March 31, 2022and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS’ proactive stance on climate change and its award-winning work with communities around the world have earned it a place in major sustainability indices such as the MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit www.tcs.com

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