Voxpro, an Irish company described as “an innovative customer experience and tech support provider” will create more than 500 jobs in Athens, Gov. Nathan Deal announced today.
“Voxpro provides a range of business services, such as multilingual customer experience and technical support solutions, trust and safety monitoring, social media management and product insight. The company works with clients from innovative tech startups to global giants, helping them scale internationally and deliver a high quality customer experience with every interaction,” according to a news release. Clients include Google, Airbnb and Nest. The company employs 1,700 people in Ireland and California and “delivers customer support experiences” in 32 countries.
Voxpro will be opening its $4 million “Center of Excellence” at One Press Place, according to Ryan Moore, Athens-Clarke County’s director of economic development. The building at the corner of Broad and Thomas streets currently houses the Athens Banner-Herald and Roundsphere, a local tech startup. Existing tenants won’t have to move because the building has more than 40,000 square feet of vacant space, Moore said.
The company is eligible for state tax credits for job creation, said Katie McCreary with the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
The governor’s office referred questions to the state Department of Economic Development, which referred most of them to Voxpro’s corporate headquarters in Cork, Ireland. We’ll update this post with more information as it becomes available.