Enterprise AI platform o9 has announced that it intends to hire 500 to 600 employees in India this year.
As per a report published by BusinessLine, recently the copay has raised a funding of $295 million from investors namely eyondNetZero, the climate investing venture of General Atlantic, Generation Investment Management, a pure-play sustainability investment manager and existing investor KKR.
Commenting on the expansion plans in the Indian market, Chakri Gottemukkala, Co-founder and CEO of o9 told the publication, “We’re hiring significantly, and we continue to do that. I think we’ll probably get to 1500-1600 people this year in India. Like a lot of companies, we have broader aspirations, as well. We continue to grow there, but our broader focus is using our India teams for not just serving the Indian market, but also serving the global market.”
He further added that the company has been focusing on the Indian market over the last few years. and has grown significantly even during the pandemic.