Good news for Drogheda as digital business player Kellton Tech is to create 100 new jobs focused on opportunities in the internet of things space

Shout it Louth: 100 new IoT jobs for Drogheda

28 Apr 2016

Global digital transformation player Kellton Tech Solutions is to create 100 new jobs in Drogheda over the next five years focused on opportunities in the internet of things (IoT) arena.

India-headquartered Kellton makes it possible for businesses to make the digital leap in areas ranging from IoT to analytics, cloud and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

The Irish headquarters will be the heart of Kellton Tech’s operations in the EMEA region.

‘Ireland is home to one of Europe’s best multilingual tech talent pool’

The Louth operation will also host the R&D facility and localisation for Kellton’s flagship product KLGAMETM, which centres on using IoT like beacons, wearables and smartphones and turning them into revolutionary applications for businesses.

Digital transformation pioneer

“Ireland is home to one of Europe’s best multilingual tech talent poolS and will act as our springboard to make inroads into the European market and beyond,” said Krishna Chintam, co-founder and managing director of Kellton Tech.

“As a pioneer of digital transformation, we are the market leaders in India with strong penetration in the US. We are happy to extend our expertise to the EMEA market with Ireland as our base.

“We believe that this region is poised to emerge as our largest revenue contributor outside of the US.”

Kellton Tech’s CEO Kaaranjit Singh added that the language edge and time-difference makes Ireland ideal for technical support, sales and accounting.

“We foresee a huge step-up in our hiring in near-term to support our ambitious growth plans,” Singh said.

Kellton Tech serves the full gamut of customers including start-ups, SMBs, enterprises, and Fortune 500 businesses.

IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan said the decision to locate in Drogheda was a strong endorsement of the north-east region for digitally-focused businesses.

Drogheda Port image via Shutterstock

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John Kennedy
By John Kennedy

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years. His interests include all things technological, music, movies, reading, history, gaming and losing the occasional game of poker.

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