GlobalLogic Expands International Footprint with New Engineering Center in Slovakia

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GlobalLogic Expands International Footprint into Slovakia
European Tech Veteran and Entrepreneur to Head Up Center in Koice
SAN JOSE, CA - June 17, 2014 - GlobalLogic today announced that it is opening a new engineering center in Slovakia. The center
will be located in the city of Koice, the second largest city in the country, and will be headed up by Ivan Hruska, former president
of Ness Europe and an entrepreneur with nearly 30 years of technology experience.
The new center will provide more opportunities for the growth of the company, its customers and global product development.
As a member of the EU, and its close proximity to the US and Europe, Slovakia is one of the most rapidly growing economies in
Europe and has a strong focus on R&D and innovation in the technology sector. Additionally, the city of Koice is commonly
referred to as "IT Valley" (the Silicon Valley of Europe) with a top engineering talent pool, and has a well-developed education
system and workforce that is fluent in English and several other languages.
"We're expanding our business and continuing to grow the company in key markets around the world," said CEO Shashank
Samant. "The new center in Slovakia is a proof point of our strategy to expand to Central Europe and continue providing our
customers with the best engineering talent across the world. I am fully confident that Ivan and the stellar management and
engineering team he is building in Koice will further solidify our position in the European market."
"I'm extremely eager to open this center in Slovakia with Shashank and GlobalLogic," said Hruska. "Slovakia is quickly becoming
the next major player in the technology sector, and this is a great opportunity for us to continue providing our customers with
the best in R&D and talent. The fact that GlobalLogic is opening and growing this center organically speaks volumes about its
potential and capabilities not only in this market, but globally as well."
As a leader in software R&D services, GlobalLogic is focused on product development innovation. GlobalLogic leverages its global
experience and expertise in design and engineering to build partnerships with market-defining businesses and technology leaders
who want to make amazing products, discover new revenue opportunities and accelerate time to market.
About GlobalLogic
GlobalLogic is a full-lifecycle product development services leader that combines deep domain expertise and cross-industry
experience to connect makers with markets worldwide. Using insight gained from working on innovative products and disruptive
technologies, we collaborate with customers to show them how strategic research and development can become a tool for
managing their future. Headquartered in the United States, GlobalLogic operates design and engineering centers around the
world, extending the benefits of its authentic global presence to customers in digital media, electronics, healthcare,
infrastructure, finance, retail, and telecom industries. The company works with both start-ups and industry leaders, including
many of the world's top hardware, software, and consumer brands.
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