Global consulting group Deloitte will have a huge presence in the Valley with an estimated 2,500 jobs set to come into Gilbert.
The opening of the company’s third U.S. Delivery Center in the East Valley town will boost Deloitte’s presence in the region nearly six-fold and come with roughly $5.5 million in incentives from Gilbert and the state.
“What I’m excited about is we’re bringing 2,500 high-tech jobs to Arizona,” said Jonas McCormick, managing partner of Deloitte’s practice in Phoenix.
McCormick will help oversee the center, which will be responsible for developing specialized software for Deloitte customers. The company has such centers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Orlando, Florida, and several others around the world.
Projects at the center will include technologies ranging from cloud services and blockchain to artificial intelligence-based software, McCormick said.