New Office to Expand Atheer’s Existing Global Footprint With a World-Class AR Research and Development And Customer Support Center.
SANTA CLARA, CA/PUNE, INDIA - August 1st 2019 – Atheer Inc, recently recognized as the Best Enterprise AR Solution at the industry’s annual international AWE 2019 conference, today announced that it is opening a new office in Pune, India.
The company plans to grow the office into a world-class AR research and development and customer support center during the next several years, with initial hiring already under way. As Atheer's first location in India, this site will add to the company's growing global presence.
“Scaling Atheer successfully is vital to building an enduring company,” said Amar Dhaliwal, Chief Executive Officer of Atheer. “Pune has exceptional technical talent, leadership, and business infrastructure that aligns with our long-term company goals. I am also delighted to report that Mr Sunil Natraj has joined as our Managing Director for India. Sunil is an exceptional leader with many years experience of building and leading enterprise software teams, we are pleased to have him onboard."
Sanjay Parmar, Atheer’s Chief Technology Officer, explains that significant, positive impact that the establishment of Atheer India will have on the company’s ability to realize its full vision for the Atheer Augmented Reality Management Platform.
“We know that the new Atheer India team will provide a huge lift to the ongoing development of our platform, bringing even more business innovation to our customers even sooner,” he said. “And with a growing base of large, international enterprise customers, having a team in India to be able to connect with those customers in their time zone about their needs and requirements will be a huge addition to the company.”
Sunil Natraj said that he is excited by the opportunity to build Atheer’s operations in India.
"I'm very pleased to join Amar, Sanjay and the rest of the team at Atheer. I am attracted by their passion, entrepreneurship and commitment to build teams in a culture of ownership, innovation and mutual growth,” he said. “Atheer is a great addition to the Pune startup ecosystem. I believe we have the right talent available in Pune for the kind of cutting edge engineering work that happens at Atheer.”
The company has hired its first core team members and plans to rapidly expand in the coming months by adding engineering, design, product management, customer support and business development roles. Atheer's new office is located in a temporary space at AWFIS coworking space in Nucleus Mall, with plans to move to another, larger location later this year.
The Atheer Augmented Management (AR) Platform is an enterprise-grade AR productivity and collaboration solution designed for industrial enterprises. Atheer was recognized as the Best Enterprise AR Solution at the recent global Augmented World Exposition and Conference, 2019.
Founded in 2012, Atheer provides the only fully integrated enterprise grade solution for contextual work guidance and support which combines secure multi-point video collaboration, integrated step by step work instructions; broad device support (from smartphones and tablets to all major smart glasses); native support for multiple types of interaction (including gestures), detailed dashboards and reporting, multiple languages, and enterprise grade security and availability.
Atheer is being used today by leading industrial enterprises to transform the productivity, accuracy, quality and safety of their industrial workers - providing real and radical business impact. Customers include Porsche Cars North America, Julabo, Massimo, The Clorox Company, Volkswagen Group and the International Air Transport Association.
Porsche Cars North America, for example, publicly reported a 40% reduction in service resolution time in their dealerships using the Atheer Platform. Porsche was recently ranked highest in satisfaction with dealer service among luxury brands according to the J.D. Power 2019 Customer Service Index (CSI) Study.
Atheer is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
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