Applied Systems Opens New Atlanta Office
Expansion furthers company’s investment in region’s vibrant technology community
ATLANTA – Nov. 2, 2015 – Applied Systems today announced the grand opening of its newly expanded Atlanta operations. Located in Buckhead Tower at Lenox Square, the new office boasts collaborative workspace and state-of-the-art technology for the company’s growing employee base and customers in the region.
“Applied continues to grow its Atlanta operations, creating and filling new technology jobs in the Buckhead area,” said Reid French, chief executive officer, Applied Systems. “Atlanta was selected for expansion due to the concentration of highly talented software development professionals, top technical universities, and the city’s strong financial technology community. We look forward to continuing to expand in Atlanta and contributing to positive economic growth in the area.”
Driven by Georgia’s robust FinTech sector and innovative community, Applied expects to create 150 jobs in the Atlanta area. Applied Systems first opened its Atlanta location in 2011 to better support its growing customer base throughout the southeastern United States.
“Applied Systems’ ability to expand in Georgia speaks to our robust FinTech sector, one that currently employs more than 25,000 Georgians,” said GDEcD Commissioner Chris Carr. “With direct access to Georgia’s solid network of tech companies, a skilled tech workforce and an innovative community, this thriving company will continue to remain competitive in today’s diverse economy.” “Atlanta has established itself as a technology hub, especially for growing FinTech companies,” said Tino Mantella, president, Technology Association of Georgia. “Applied’s growth strategy will further drive increased investment and talent development in the region, and we look forward to future collaboration to drive collective business success.”
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Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognized as a pioneer in insurance automation and data exchange between brokerages, insurers and their clients, Applied is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied enables millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.