John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global leader in research and education, today announced the official opening of a world-class technology center in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This center marks the latest addition to Wiley’s technology organization and reflects the company’s strategic focus on its digital transformation and delivering innovative products and services to its publishing, research and education partners and customers.
“At Wiley, we are harnessing cutting edge technology including data and analytics to provide powerful adaptive and experiential learning platforms, as well as machine learning and artificial intelligence in order to transform and drive our business forward,” said Aref Matin, EVP & Chief Technology Officer, Wiley. “The addition of this state-of-the-art technology center in Colombo further elevates our commitment to innovate content, tools and services to meet our global customers’ current and future needs.”
Wiley has been operating a temporary location in Colombo for the past six months. Beginning today, 200 high-end product engineering and technology operations employees will move into the iconic “MAGA ONE” building, with plans for further growth in 2020.
“It has been an exciting journey to build an unparalleled technology team in Colombo from the ground up,” said Bimal Gunapala, General Manager, Wiley Global Technologies (Pvt) Limited. “I’m immensely proud of what we have created here, though our work is certainly just beginning. We look forward to delivering on Wiley’s mission to empower researchers, learners, universities and corporations around the world.”