NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThoughtWorks, a global leader in custom software development, today announced it has opened a new office in midtown Manhattan, solidifying its commitment to the market for years to come. The office, at 99 Madison Avenue, is the new home to approximately 75 'ThoughtWorkers' who work for companies ranging from large enterprise companies to socially active organizations.
"Since 1997, it has been very rewarding for ThoughtWorks New York to partner with so many leading companies in defining their technology and business roadmap," said Gary DeGregorio, Managing Principal of ThoughtWorks East. "Opening our new office at 99 Madison Avenue enables us to bring in new talent and continue the type of work we are doing for companies like Democracy Now!, Purpose, Guggenheim Securities, Saks Fifth Avenue and others that reinforce ThoughtWorks' corporate mission of social responsibility."
Commenting on ThoughtWorks' new office, Jeremy Heimans, co-founder & CEO of Purpose stated, "We are delighted that ThoughtWorks has committed to the New York market in a long-term and meaningful way. They have been terrific technology collaborators and we hope they become an anchor for social impact at their new 99 Madison Avenue home."
"ThoughtWorks has been a proud member of the NY technology community, which in many ways reflects global direction for business. Our expansion in New York City supports our ongoing commitment to build a sustainable business that fosters growth and opportunity locally," said Craig Gorsline, managing director of ThoughtWorks Americas.
ThoughtWorks, Inc. is a global IT consultancy providing Agile-based systems development, consulting and transformation services. It has pioneered many of the most advanced and successful Agile methods and best practices used in the industry today. At its core, ThoughtWorks helps CIOs maximize investment performance across a portfolio of complex, business-critical applications, while reducing time and risk. Its products division, ThoughtWorks Studios, offers tools to manage the entire Agile development lifecycle through its Adaptive ALM solution, comprised of Mingle®, Go™ and Twist®. ThoughtWorks' 2,000 professionals serve clients from offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Singapore, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.
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