One of the Argentine unicorns made history worldwide. For the first time, Globant entered the ranking of the strongest IT service brands in the world, as revealed Brand Financethe segment’s independent brand strategy and valuation consultant.
The Argentine tech giant was included in the ranking “Top 10 strongest IT service brands” together with benchmarks in the sector, such as the American companies Accenture, IBM and Cognizant; the Indian TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), Infosys (information technology company), Wipro, HCL and Tech Machina; and the French Capgemini.
“Undertaking in the global market, competing every day and thinking long-term. Creating opportunities and letting our people shine, the path for Argentina,” Globant CEO Martín Migoya said on his Twitter account.
Even the CEO of Mercado Libre, Marcos Galperín, and his peer from Ualá, Pierpaolo Barbieri, took the opportunity to congratulate the achievement achieved by Globant. “Congratulations, Martin, Guibert and the entire Globant team! Well-deserved recognition!” Said the boss of the leading e-commerce platform in Latin America.
According to its website, the international consulting firm Brand Finance He claims to have helped thousands of companies “understand the financial value of their brands” and to use the information obtained to drive strategic decision-making.
Their recommendations are among the most valued by people and organizations worldwide due to their impartiality, since they are not part of any type of agency and their opinions are impartial. Currently, it has been in the market for more than 25 years and carries out more than 5,000 annual appraisals.
Globant, the unicorn that shares a table with Mercado Libre and Ualá
Martin Migoya, president of Globant. Photo: Garcia Adrasti
Globant is a digital native company that helps organizations reinvent themselves by combining innovation, design and engineering in the 18 countries where it has a large-scale presence.
Since its birth in 2003, the technology company founded by Martin Migoya, Guibert Andres Englebienne, Nestor Nocetti, Martin Gonzalo Umaran established its headquarters in Argentina although its legal headquarters is in Luxembourg.
It currently has more than 21,800 professionals dedicated to software engineering and information technology developing projects with Google, Rockwell Automation, Electronic Arts and Santander, among others.
Martín Migoya, CEO and co-founder of Globant, and Marcos Galperín, founder of Mercado Libre.
Along with companies such as Mercado Libre and Ualá, it is part of the select group of local unicorns, since its stock market value exceeds one billion dollars. Among its most important clients are The Coca-Cola Company, Google, Electronic Arts and LinkedIn.
In total, Argentina currently has 11 unicorns representing 10% of the Latin American market.
These companies are characterized by the use of resources, they hire personnel from the IT segment and for their work they earn foreign currency such as the dollar for exports. The knowledge industry generates more than 435,000 jobs and the value of all the unicorns is 120,000 million dollars, a figure that could make it possible to pay half of the country’s foreign debt, among other things.