An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD, Ireland´s Prime Minister, has announced in San Francisco that Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), the cloud communications platform, is expanding its existing EMEA headquarters in Dublin and expects to employ 100 employees in marketing, sales, HR, legal, security, finance, support and engineering by the end of 2019, the PM said.
Twilio continues to experience rapid growth in the region as developers and businesses increasingly rely on Twilio to better engage with their customers.
An Taoiseach and Martin Shanahan, CEO IDA Ireland will meet with Twilio Chief Operating Officer George Hu and Chief People Officer Marty Reaume later today in San Francisco to discuss the company´s expansion plans in Europe as part of an IDA Ireland investment mission to the West Coast.
Making the announcement An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said, “During this trade mission on the US West Coast, I have been meeting with existing and potential investors to talk to them about Ireland´s strengths as a location for investment. From our young, skilled workforce to our commitment to the European Union, Ireland is an ideal place for inward investment. With the backdrop of Brexit and uncertainty elsewhere in the globe, Ireland´s attractiveness is only increasing. I am delighted that Twilio is now joining a growing list of tech companies expanding their Irish operations, with the employment of 100 high quality jobs at its Dublin office.”
Twilio is the cloud communications platform and has modernized communications by bringing it into the realm of software and the cloud. With Twilio, developers can build virtually any customer engagement into their business applications using simple and powerful APIs for voice, messaging and video. Any business or developer that communicates with customers, suppliers or employees can build exactly what they need, and communicate more effectively with Twilio. Twilio currently has six European offices including Dublin, London, Madrid, MalmÃ¶, Munich and Tallinn.
Twilio´s mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications. Founded in 2008, Twilio has over 800 employees, with headquarters in San Francisco and other offices in BogotÃ¡, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, MalmÃ¶, Mountain View, Munich, New York City, Singapore and Tallinn.