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Abu Dhabi-based tech company G42 and Israeli tech investment group Viola have launched Global Valley, a talent-as-a-service platform to meet the ongoing global demand for top tech talent.
The joint venture between G42 and Viola, backed by the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), will provide clients with a ready-to-use end-to-end R&D and Technology Center of Excellence.
ADIO will provide customers with a ready-to-use end-to-end R&D and technical center of excellence.
Global Valley will be one of the largest employers of highly skilled technical talent in the MENA region, looking for talented employees with a variety of skills across the globe.
Global Valley bridges the world’s chronic tech talent gap, providing specialist resources to complement Abu Dhabi’s talent pool and capabilities while growing the local tech sector.
Global Valley covers resource needs across the employee lifecycle from recruiting to management and payroll, covering standard technology roles as well as more niche needs like artificial intelligence and machine learning specialists.
The Abu Dhabi-based team will be comprised of global technical talent and Emirati professionals, and will act as a natural extension of its clients’ core teams.
Abdulla Abdul Aziz AlShamsi, Director General of ADIO, said: “The strength of Abu Dhabi’s innovation ecosystem and rich talent pool make the UAE capital an ideal base for Global Valley.
The company will meet the growing global demand for top technical talent, supporting the innovation and growth of companies in the UAE, Israel and around the world.
Global Valley also builds on the enthusiasm generated by the Abraham Accords, which continues to forge important collaborations in areas focused on innovation and advanced technology. “
Peng Xiao, CEO of G42 Group, said: “We are delighted to partner with ADIO and Viola to bring Global Valley to life. Focused on harnessing the power of highly skilled tech talent, Global Valley will be a catalyst to accelerate innovation and progress in the region.
We look forward to working together to attract world-class talent from around the world, drive economic growth, and empower the next generation of tech leaders in the Middle East and beyond. “
— G42 (@G42ai) June 15, 2023
Global Valley expects to work with local partners to operate at various locations around Abu Dhabi, including Al Ain.
In addition to direct employment opportunities, Global Valley will also offer internships, exchange programs and collaborations with local universities for UAE nationals.
Avi Zeevi, co-founder and general partner of Viola, said: “We believe this initiative will have a significant impact on the development of the region.
Technology will continue to be a vital force in global transformation, and now is the time to invest in infrastructure that will provide tech companies in Israel and globally with top-notch technical talent to drive their future growth and support the growth of the region. Activity. “