Issue: Feb 2017


Automotive Software Company Selects Kansas City For Corporate Headquarters



by Clifford Parish

AutoAlert, the industry leader in automotive software communications utilizing data mining and trade-cycle management tools, has selected Kansas City, Mo., for the company's corporate headquarters.  The company anticipates adding an additional 200 positions to its workforce. AutoAlert plans to announce a specific office location soon and be operational by Spring 2017.

 

After a comprehensive evaluation of major markets, AutoAlert selected Kansas City, Mo., due to its revitalized and growing downtown area, access to tech talent, and convenient transportation options. In addition to its Kansas City headquarters, AutoAlert will maintain offices in Irvine, Ca., Boston, Ma., and Manchester U.K.

 

"The team loves the downtown location and the opportunity it provides. This area is rich with innovation and AutoAlert is excited to be added to the mix," said AutoAlert CEO Mike Dullea, "AutoAlert is raising the bar to bring high paying tech jobs right to the heart of Kansas City and the Silicon Prairie."

 

"The Kansas City area is getting major buzz across the U.S. as a great metropolitan community where companies like AutoAlert can hire and attract talented people," said Tim Cowden, president and CEO, Kansas City Area Development Council.  "Companies are attracted to KC for our worker productivity, affordability and central location."

 

"AutoAlert's announcement is great news for Kansas City and reflects our city's commitment to being a hub for cutting-edge, industry-leading businesses. We look forward to AutoAlert's continued success and I am thrilled to have them join our community," said Kansas City Mayor Sly James.

 

About AutoAlert

AutoAlert is the industry's leading data-mining and trade-cycle management platform, focused on helping dealerships identify high-quality sales opportunities, increase gross margin, and improve customer retention. Founded in 2002 and a pioneer in equity mining and client engagement, AutoAlert continues to lead the market with its focus on delivering the best opportunities, reducing overall marketing and advertising expenses for dealers, and improving the customer experience. www.autoalert.com 

 

About Greater Kansas City

Home to 2.5 million people, the Kansas City region is recognized as "America's Creative Crossroads" as a center for technology and artistry. Kansas City was selected for the roll-out of Google's 1 Gigabit Google Fiber <https://fiber.google.com/cities/kansascity/>  service, and for one of Cisco's most comprehensive Smart+Connected Cities <https://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/never-better/core-networking.html>  programs. www.thinkKC.com 



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