Bangalore: AI & Analytics firm Affine has expanded its global operations to Hyderabad. Affine plans to nearly double its headcount over the next 12 months, adding talent in AI, engineering and cloud.
Despite the pandemic, Affine has achieved significant growth in 2021. And continues with its expansion plans as there’s a surge in demand for AI and Analytics.
Through FY22, Affine will be hiring more than 300 professionals in data science, data engineering, and cloud. Further, the company also announced key appointments and expanded its leadership team.
The company appointed Kishore Kumar as VP – Head of Customer Success. Kumar an IIM-C graduate with over two decades of experience in advanced analytics and AI. He will help Affine’s clients on their digital transformation journey.
Gokulnath Niranjanan will lead Affine’s GCC/GBS business unit. He has over 15 years of GCC industry experience. Niranjanan will be responsible for driving the GCC business unit for growth.
Navin Patel with over 18 years of talent acquisition experience in the analytics and IT industry, will lead as Head – Talent Acquisition.
“With AI & Cloud lead digital transformation proving a game-changer in the last few years, the demand for the right set of solutions and talent has exploded. Having thrived on the rich talent pool at Namma Bengaluru for the last decade, I’m excited at our arrival to the Hi-Tech city, Hyderabad,” commented Manas Agarwal, CEO Affine.
“We are going through a very exciting phase at Affine. Our key focus has always been to build deep tech and deep solution capabilities for our client, leveraging AI, Analytics Engineering and Cloud. We are scaling our talent pool to address the astonishing demand for our niche capabilities from our clients,” added Vineet Kumar, Co-Founder and Chief Solutions Architect – Affine.
Affine has approximately 450 people across New York, USA and Bangalore, Singapore.