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.
The National Development Plan, called the ‘Pact for Colombia, pact for equity’, focuses on a range of areas, but also seeks to build on the growing IT economy. Bogotá, Medellín, Cali, Barranquilla and the Coffee Region house the largest number of investment projects in this sector, but this is set to grow.
Konecta Montería was the first contact center to operate in Monteria, a city with a history of conflict and a population plagued by social problems and poverty. Grupo Konecta worked with its customer Bancolombia on an impact sourcing project there, that now employs over 600 people.
After recently stepping down as head of ProNicaragua, Javier Chamorro provides us with exclusive insight into the inner workings of Central American IPAs and the strategies they should be forming to attract more investment.