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CriticalRiver Inaugurates Its New Center for Digital Innovation in Hyderabad

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  • The center will spearhead the adoption of next-gen digital technologies across industries
  • CriticalRiver to invest $25 million in India in the next five years
  • To grow to 10,000+ people in the next five years
Hyderabad, India, August 02, 2022

CriticalRiver, a global digital and technology consulting services company, today announced the opening of its Center for Digital Innovation in Hyderabad, India. This center is the third facility in the country.

The new Center for Digital Innovation will spearhead the adoption of next-generation digital technologies for CriticalRiver customers across sectors and promote a positive technology impact on the community.


Total Revenue (FY – Jan to Dec)FY 2021 – USD 32 MnFY 2022 – USD 50 Mn (Projected)
Investments in IndiaUSD 25 Mn in the next 5 years
Office SpaceExisting Hyderabad: 32,000 SFTPlanned Hyderabad: 70,000 SFT in the next 5 years
Number of Customers150+ (current)
Few of our Valued Fortune 500 CustomersOracle, Uber, Infineon, Intel, DoorDash, LinkedIn

In line with the company’s growth ambitions and catering to the offshore requirements of CriticalRiver’s global customers, the primary focus of the Centre for Digital Innovation includes:

  • Digital Transformation Programs: Offer corporates and institutions the suitable facility and team to launch digital transformation programs in their ecosystem.
  • New Digital Innovation Ideas: Focus on engaging with industry leaders, academicians, and researchers to build idea incubators that can impact industries and communities at large.
  • AI/ML as a Service: Streamline enterprise journey to the cloud, deliver immersive experiences, and enable strategic, scalable automation with a comprehensive AI/ML-as-a-Service offering.
  • Digital Start-up Initiatives: Develop mentorship programs to encourage and guide early-stage start-ups as well as entrepreneurs and students.

Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary (IT and I&C), Government of Telangana, who was the Chief Guest at the inauguration, said, “It is encouraging to see CriticalRiver’s deep commitment to supporting innovation in next-gen technologies. The Center for Digital Innovation will have a lasting impact on not just its business operations, but also on the city of Hyderabad by increasing job opportunities, building an ecosystem of local partners, and fostering positive sentiment in the international investment community.”

Speaking on the occasion, Anji Maram, Founder, and CEO, CriticalRiver, said, “CriticalRiver is committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions for our 150+ global customers, and the launch of our digital innovation center in Hyderabad is a step in that direction. This is a great addition to our family of 800+ employees who support our customers from global locations. Our India operations play a significant role in the delivery chain and augmenting the CriticalRiver growth story.” He added that the company was poised to grow steadily with an expected employee count of 10,000+ in next five years.

About CriticalRiver

CriticalRiver is a trusted digital technology consulting company with a demonstrated track record of successful implementations that drive Digital Transformation, Digital Experience Management, Digital Engagement, and Digital Engineering. We deploy and offer digitally-led services for CRM, ERP, Cloud Applications, Integration, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, and Software Engineering Solutions by leveraging our skills and capabilities in cutting-edge technologies. Our highly experienced consultants and architects understand customer needs and deliver strategic, personalized solutions that harness innovative tech and industry best practices. We are also technology partners for Salesforce, Oracle, Microsoft Azure, NetSuite, AWS, Workato, LogiSense, Boomi, Snowflake, MuleSoft, Tableau, and Avolin for consulting implementations, managed, and advisory services.

We help enterprises simplify, automate, improve, and enhance operations and processes to scale and grow.

Our Global Footprint – USA, India, UAE, Qatar, Australia, Philippines, Costa Rica, Brazil and Uruguay

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