International IT firm opens Knoxville location
International IT and consulting company CGI opened its new delivery center in Knoxville with the goal of creating 300 jobs by 2026. After more than two years of the planning, the 37,000-square-foot onshore delivery center in downtown Knoxville is the eighth such U.S. facility for the company. CGI is one of the largest IT and business consulting firms in the world. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, the company has locations in 40 countries across the world. CGI has already partnered with the University of Tennessee at Knoxville to create an emerging technologies Center of Excellence as well as established partnerships to support workforce development and entrepreneurship in the community.