VMware owned business Pivotal, has announced the creation of 130 new jobs and an investment of approximately €100 million in Ireland over the next five years, rapidly expanding the company’s presence in the Irish market.
The Pivotal investment in Ireland is also an opportunity to capitalise on Pivotal’s presence in EMEA. Over the next five years, the approximate €100 million investment includes a new Pivotal Labs office in Dublin and the expansion of the company’s current operations in Cork; resulting in recruitment for full-time software engineering, technical support, operational and general and administrative roles. Initially, Pivotal will be based at DogPatch Labs.
Pivotal works with many of the world’s most admired brands such as AllState, BMW, Comcast, GE and Verizon, as well as a deep heritage working with many of the world’s most valuable Internet companies.
The announcement was made by the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, and the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, alongside Leo Spiegel, senior vice president of strategy and corporate development; Robert O’Donovan, CFO; Alan Coad, vice president and general manager, EMEA; Kevin Flanagan, General Manager, Ireland; Kevin Olsen, Director, Pivotal Labs Dublin and Robbie Byrne Regional Director for Ireland & UK.