At present, only 17% of IT jobs in Colombia are occupied by women, yet the industry represents an impressive opportunity: in 2019, the 1,800 software development companies in Colombia are expected to add 39,000 jobs related to software development and programming, reaching a total of 351,000.
This is Sony's first partnership of this kind in Latin America. Over the course of the year, Sony was really happy with the output of the OTT work, so they have now transitioned 100% of their application development to Zemoga, including PS4.
Globant has been in Colombia for eight years, and now have 1,500 employees in Bogotá, and another 1,000 in Medellin. In total, the company has about 9,700 employees, meaning that over 25% of Globant’s workforce is in Colombia.
Greece-based firm – which has already seen success in other Latin American cities including Lima (Peru), Santiago (Chile), and Bogota (Colombia) – is currently owned by German auto giant Daimler, maker of Mercedes Benz cars.