Pune, November 24, 2021: TomTom (TOM2), the geolocation technology specialist, today announced the opening of its new office space at ShantiOne, Nagar Road, next to Aga Khan Palace in Pune, Maharashtra. Spread over 100,000 square feet, the state-of-the-art facility can accommodate up to 1000 employees.
The office was inaugurated by TomTom’s Co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn along with members of its Executive Management Board, Alain De Taeye (Board member), Corinne Vigreux (Co-founder and CMO), Eric Bowman (CTO), and Arne-Christian Van Der Tang (CHRO). TomTom’s Pune centre is one of its largest centres worldwide and a strategic engineering hub. This new futuristic office is specially designed for activity-based working, with dedicated ergonomic spaces for collaboration, focus, learning, and socializing. Employees can decide whether to work from home or office, based on the activity at hand.
“I am extremely proud of our teams in India that create top-notch mapping technology used by drivers, carmakers, enterprises, and developers, globally. With this new world-class facility, our goal is to empower our people with an environment of freedom and flexibility to push the boundaries of technology innovation even further than before. The strategic investment reaffirms our confidence and commitment to India,” said Harold Goddijn, Co-founder and CEO, TomTom.
“TomTom has been in India for over 13 years and continues to attract top talent to create leading mapmaking technologies. Our new workspace will help us further in driving innovation, engineering excellence, and increasing employee engagement. At the same time, we’ll continue to nurture the relationships that we’ve built with customers, local communities of developers, students, and non-profits,” said Werner Van Huyssteen, General Manager – India, TomTom.
At TomTom’s Pune office, software engineers, data scientists and GIS experts, innovate and work with petabytes of data to continuously create and optimize our maps. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and big data stacks are some of the many technologies used to build highly automated map-making processes and solve global mobility challenges.