NielsenIQ ramps up India expansion plans - sets its global operations and technology Hub in Chennai

NielsenIQ ramps up India expansion plans - sets its global operations and technology Hub in Chennai
NielsenIQ ramps up India expansion plans - sets its global operations and technology Hub in Chennai

NielsenIQ ramps up India expansion plans - sets its global operations and technology Hub in Chennai
·        NielsenIQ’s largest hub globally, with a capacity of 2,000+, was inaugurated virtually today by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri M.K. Stalin, in the presence of NeilsenIQ’s senior management

·        Hon’ble Minister of IT, Go TN, T Mano Thangaraj, visited the office located at Mount Poonamallee Road

·        The Hub will cater to a global clientele and focus on digital transformation with artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics at the core

·        Reiterating the India commitment, NielsenIQ to open two more hubs –in Pune and Vadodara

·        The three hubs combined will create a 5,000+ capacity


Chennai, April 18th 2022: NielsenIQ, a global information services company, announced the opening of its new capability centre and technology hub in Chennai. The 2,000 seater is the largest hub in the world for NielsenIQ.


The Capability Centre was virtually inaugurated today by Shri M.K. Stalin, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. The occasion was attended by the senior management team of NielsenIQ, led by Mohit Kapoor (Global Chief Technology Officer), Martine Rooselaers (Global Head of Operations), Satish Pillai (NielsenIQ India MD), Biswajit Panda (VP, Technology), among others. T. Mano Thangrajan, the Hon’ble Minister of Information Technology, State of Tamil Nadu, visited the office and lit a lamp.


The Chennai capability centre is among the six globally and the first among the three being inaugurated in India. These will create large scale in-house capabilities across core applications and service operations with a greater focus on innovation, business outcomes and cross-functional collaboration. 


“India is a key market for us at NielsenIQ, owing to its opportunity landscape infrastructure and a large pool of experienced and diverse talent. Our new hub in Chennai is integral to our growth, as it will be the heart of our digital transformation agenda. Here, we will harness the power of data science, engineering, analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning to give our clients an even more detailed understanding of the retail landscape and shopper behaviour”, said Mohit Kapoor, Global CTO, NielsenIQ.


Speaking on the inauguration, Hon’ble Minister of IT, GoTN, T Mano Thangaraj said, “Tamil Nadu is known for its infrastructure and rich talent pool, owing to its diverse education, robust ecosystem of businesses and progressive policies. It is an honour to inaugurate NielsenIQ’s largest hub in the country – located in our city. We will continue to offer the best in the environment to help nurture aspirations – thereby opening doors to many such esteemed global corporates in the state.”


NielsenIQ is committed to India as a key strategic growth market. Besides Chennai, the company is also set to open new capability centres in Vadodara and Pune later this week. With rapid digital transformation and aggressive business needs, AI/ML, analytics, and other digitisation have become implicit in most projects, support and maintenance, and transformation work. The work performed out of the India hubs will service NielsenIQ globally. 


About NielsenIQ

NielsenIQ is the leader in providing the most complete, unbiased view of consumer behaviour globally. Powered by a ground-breaking consumer data platform and fuelled by rich analytic capabilities, NielsenIQ enables bold, confident decision-making for the world’s leading consumer goods companies and retailers.


Using comprehensive data sets and measuring all transactions equally, NielsenIQ gives clients a forward-looking view into consumer behaviour to optimise performance across all retail platforms. Our open philosophy on data integration enables the most influential consumer data sets on the planet. NielsenIQ delivers the complete truth.


NielsenIQ, an Advent International portfolio company, has operations in nearly 100 markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit