Veeva Systems, Inc., a global leader in cloud software for the life sciences industry, will grow its operations in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The company will create 124 jobs in its 10,000 square foot hub in the heart of the city.
“There’s nothing like starting off the year with a win for our community,” said Steven Anthony, executive director of business development, Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri. “We look forward to continuing the momentum Veeva Systems will create, bringing new businesses, jobs and investment to Kansas City, Missouri.”
The company selected the Lightwell Building in downtown KC for its 10,000-sq.-ft. engineering hub.
“We’re proud that another leading technology company like Veeva has chosen Missouri for our ideal business environment,” said Missouri Governor Mike Parson. “With an expanding list of cutting-edge employers, our state already stands out as a growing tech hub where innovators thrive. We look forward to the positive impact Veeva will bring to Kansas City and our state’s vibrant technology industry.”
The KC region’s cluster of nearly 300 life sciences companies represents a $9.1 billion per year industry employing 34,000 people. Veeva joins a diverse network of health IT companies in KC, where over 100,000 people are employed in the tech sector overall.
“We are proud to have Veeva Systems join our life sciences technology sector in Kansas City, highlighting both our strong workforce and the continued growth of the software industry in downtown Kansas City,” said Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas. “With Veeva’s addition to our community, Kansas City will continue to be a leader in growing our nation’s vital life sciences technology industry.”
“Veeva is one of the world’s most successful cloud software companies, so adding them to Missouri’s long list of leading global tech and health innovation companies is extremely exciting for our state,” said Subash Alias, CEO, Missouri Partnership. “Veeva plans to hire more than 100 people in the region, and we are confident they will find the brightest talent here, as well as a thriving tech ecosystem that continues to grow and shape the future of the tech industry.”
Veeva Systems is actively hiring software engineers that will design and code on some of the most important and urgent software applications in our lifetime that will innovate and accelerate clinical trials. Learn more and apply for open positions at careers.veeva.com.
About Veeva Systems
Veeva is the global leader in cloud software for the life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva serves more than 1,000 customers, ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. As a Public Benefit Corporation, Veeva is committed to balancing the interests of all stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, and the industries it serves. For more information, visit veeva.com. | www.veeva.com