Wipro Acquires Appirio for $400 mn

IAS Prelims 2023

Wipro, an International IT company has acquired US-based consultancy firm Appirio.

Appirio is a services firm with a large offshore firm that helps corporates implement cloud applications such as SalesForce.

Appirio was founded by Chris Barbin, Mike O’Brien, Glenn Weistein and Narinder Singh in 2006. The nearly decade-old firm had revenues of $200 million in 2015.

Appirio has an India offshore base in Jaipur, where the majority of its 1,200-strong workforce is located.