In order to boost developent of software and information technology, Nissan has inaugurated its first Global Digital Hub located at Kerala's IT hub, Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram, India. The new state of the art facility will be the first of its kind together with a number of upcoming technology development centers located elsewhere in Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America.
"We are excited to accomplish this key milestone in the journey of Nissan Digital. This Hub in India will serve as an important engine to drive Nissan's global digital transformation and we already have some of the finest technology talent driving outcomes to serve our customers around the world better," said Tony Thomas, Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Nissan.
The new Global Digital Hub together with the upcoming technology centers located around the world will help drive the digital transformation in Nissan's business by “placing digital technology at the heart of key operations and services”.
Meanwhile, the facility at Thiruvananthapuram will allow Nissan to provide application portfolio management, improved user experiences, product development capabilities, cyber security and connectivity as the automotive industry evolves, with growing use of autonomous, connected and electric vehicle technology.
The facility was inaugurated by Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan in the presence of Shri K.J. Alphons - Minister of State for Tourism; His Excellency Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu - Japanese Ambassador to India; Shri Shashi Tharoor - MP Thiruvananthapuram; and Mr. Tony Thomas.
“Nissan coming to Thiruvananthapuram marks the beginning of a new era for Kerala IT. We will do our best to ensure Kerala proves to be Nissan's second home after Japan,” says Shri Pinarayi Vijayan.