Twilio to create 100 jobs at Dublin base

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3 November 2017 | 0

Cloud communications platform Twilio is to create 100 jobs at it EMEA headquarters in Dublin.

Thew new positions will be in marketing, sales, HR, legal, security, finance, support and engineering and are expected to be filled by the end of 2019.

The announcement was made during a trade mission to San Francisco led by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

“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,” said the Taoiseach.

“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.”

Marty Reaume, chief people officer of Twilio, said: “I am excited to officially announce the establishment of our EMEA Headquarters in Dublin. As a home to many established and high-growth companies, Ireland was an ideal choice for us because of the incredible talent in the country and because it brings us closer to our European customers which contribute a growing portion of our revenue. We can’t wait to see what they’ll build next.”

As part of Twilio’s dedication to serving its EU customers and expansion in the region, the company also recently announced its commitment to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by May 2018. Twilio is investing to ensure all its customers are able to safely and securely communicate with their global customer base.

Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland, said: “Twilio was attracted to Ireland due to our international reputation as a location where companies can quickly establish their operations and rapidly expand using the strong pool of tech talent. The EMEA HQ in Dublin will play a central role in the company’s international expansion. Twilio joins an impressive portfolio of dynamic, high-growth IDA companies that are already located here in Ireland.”

Twilio currently has six European offices including Dublin, London, Madrid, Malmö, Munich and Tallinn.

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