Site Selection Magazine: “200 Years Old this Year, Costa Rica Leads the Way Toward Fourth Industrial Revolution
- The international magazine revealed its most recent piece about Costa Rica’s Investment Report.
When I asked Holly Sullivan, head of worldwide economic development for Amazon, about places outside the U.S. where the company was looking to ramp up growth, she listed half a dozen places in the world. Costa Rica was one of them.
“How we’re making those decisions is working backwards from the customer,” she said. “Where do we need to continue to double down on that talent opportunity and double down on innovation to exceed our customer expectations?”
Amazon is on its way to employing thousands in locations across Costa Rica, with half of management positions filled by women, and over 1,500 employees working 100% from home outside the San José metro area. It’s followed up with the news that Amazon Web Services will open a new office in San José to support the rapid adoption of cloud computing across Costa Rica.