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Japan-based NTT DATA Plans Nashville, Tennessee, Innovation-Digital Center

NTT DATA, a Japan-based global IT services leader, will invest $9.9 million to establish an innovation and digital delivery center in Nashville, Tennessee. The company plans to create 350 jobs.

NTT DATA’s new center will focus on developing and deploying digital and industry skills within the IT sector. According to company officials the facility will focus on healthcare and manufacturing technology, as a result of the project.

“NTT DATA is focused on developing the next generation of consulting and technology talent to meet our clients’ needs and help them address critical business problems. We are delighted to partner with the State of Tennessee and the City of Nashville to bring the best talent to our clients and contribute to the economic success of the state and region,” Dan Albright, Senior Vice President, Consulting, NTT DATA Services said.

The company will provide U.S.-based service delivery to local, national and international clients and serve as a cross-industry and technology showcase from its office in downtown Nashville’s Capitol View, a 32-acre mixed-use district with hundreds of apartments, more than 1 million square feet of offices, a park, and street-level shops and restaurants.

“NTT DATA provides game-changing IT solutions to some of the world’s best-known brands, and we are proud to add them to the portfolio of successful global companies that call Tennessee home. Nashville continues to be recognized as one of the top cities in the country for recruiting new talent, and we thank NTT DATA for creating exceptional opportunities for the region’s workforce,” noted Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe.

The Tokyo-based company employs 130,000 worldwide and has services in 50 countries. Some of the firm's U.S.-based services will be handled from the Nashville office with its U.S. headquarters located in Plano, Texas.

“TVA and Nashville Electric Service congratulate NTT DATA on its decision to locate operations and create hundreds of new job opportunities in Nashville. Helping to foster job creation and investment in the Valley is fundamental to TVA’s mission of service. We are proud to partner with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to help further that mission and celebrate this announcement,” said John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development.

TNECD has supported nearly 65 economic development projects in Davidson County over the last five years, resulting in more than 18,000 job commitments and $2 billion in capital investment.

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