From left – Nikhil Norula, Head of America’s & Global Partnerships, Vantage Circle; Partha Neog, CEO and Co-Founder, Vantage Circle; Derrek Wenisch, Sr. Strategy & Business Development Manager, Vantage Circle; Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek; and Brad Parry, President & CEO, Calgary Economic Development.
Vantage Circle, a leading global SAAS platform will establish its North American headquarters in Calgary. The strategic investment positions Calgary as Vantage Circle’s base for international expansion, with plans to create up to 250 jobs in the city over the next three years.
“Smart companies invest in their people, so Calgary is excited to be chosen as Vantage Circle’s headquarters in North America for the growth of their innovative solutions for employee engagement,” says Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek.
“We’re pleased that Vantage Circle sees Calgary as the ideal place to scale for clients worldwide.”
The firm anticipates its growth in Calgary to emulate its scale-up track record in India, where it increased headcount three-fold over the last three years. All jobs expected to be created in Calgary will include roles across business development, customer success, strategic partnerships and technical implementations.
“Global firms like Vantage Circle are looking to Calgary as a destination to develop game-changing technologies and expand to new markets,” said Brad Parry, President & CEO, Calgary Economic Development.
“Home to bright minds with big ideas and a strong tech and innovation ecosystem, Calgary offers companies the opportunity to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.”
With the opening of its new headquarters, Vantage Circle plans to scale its growing workforce in Calgary and expand its clients across North, Central and South America.
Calgary identified as strategic hub for Vantage Circle’s global expansion
The development of a strong innovation scene and skilled talent pool were deciding factors in Vantage Circle’s selection of Calgary and are priorities in the economic strategy, Calgary in the New Economy.
“Calgary is an ideal city for our continued global expansion. Its qualified and diverse talent pool, strong economy, and impressive thought leadership in key sectors that require engaged workforces are just a few of the reasons we selected Calgary,” said Partha Neog, CEO and Co-Founder, Vantage Circle.
The organization builds innovative products to drive employee behaviours in key areas, including sustainability, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), innovation, and holistic health and wellness. Vantage Circle already ranks among global leaders in the Employee Engagement space with accreditations from Gartner, Brandon Hall, G2 and Baker’s Dozen that validate the impact of its innovations in an area critical in defining the lives of corporate citizens across the globe.
“The support from the Calgary Economic Development team and the tech ecosystem has been immense, making us more confident about this decision,” said Neog.
“As we continue to pioneer new solutions and services to maximize engagement while driving successful workforce behaviors, we look forward to calling Calgary, Alberta, our home and generating a positive impact for its stakeholders.”
The company has doubled its growth in the last one and a half years and continues its track record of success with multiple Global 2000 companies such as Deloitte, Wipro, Infosys, Coinbase, Bosch, DHL within its portfolio of 700 plus corporate clients.
“Calgary is full of energy, and we are committed to help both local and global companies design and deploy energetic, engaged and healthier workforces that will shift the status quo of human capital management,” said Nikhil Norula, Head of America’s & Global Partnerships, Vantage Circle.
Vantage Circle will be joining over 1,700 privately held technology companies with headquarters in Calgary, a Top 60 Emerging Startup Ecosystem in the world.
For more on Calgary’s momentum, watch Calgary: A city of innovators, dreamers, visionaries and game changers. To learn more about the economic strategy, visit CalgaryIntheNewEconomy.com.
Learn more about Calgary’s enterprise technology sector and visit LiveTechLoveLife.com to learn more about the city’s tech ecosystem.