FDI of the Month February 2022: Gong creates new Irish jobs with HQ expansion

By Business & Finance
04 March 2022

Reality Platform (™) Gong has announced plans to create 80 new jobs in 2022 at its recently established EMEA headquarters in Dublin. Gong is hiring for a number of highly skilled positions. It is our FDI of the Month February 2022.

Gong uses artificial intelligence to help transform go-to-market teams to help companies close more deals. Its technology  captures and analyses customer interactions to provide insights for customer-facing teams. The company was recently rated “best place to work” by Glassdoor and Great Place To Work and has been ranked the best software product according to customer reviews. The Reality Platform (™) was named as one of the fastest-growing U.S.-based private companies.

Gong’s EMEA expansion is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland. The rapidly growing firm has nearly 3,000 customers globally, with 300 headquartered in Europe including Cognism, Wayflyer, Teamwork and Quinyx. It is hiring for inside sales, marketing, recruiting, pre-sales, customer success, engineering and information security positions at its EMEA HQ.

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar has welcomed the announcement:

“I’m really pleased to see that Gong is expanding its presence in Ireland with the addition of 80 highly skilled jobs at its EMEA HQ in Dublin. This expansion demonstrates the company’s commitment to Ireland and will allow it to benefit from our rich talent pool for years to come.

“The announcement from Gong once more underscores Ireland’s position as a global hub for leading technology firms seeking to grow and develop their operations. I wish the team at Gong every success with this expansion,” he added.

“At Gong, we are on a mission to unlock reality to help people and companies reach their full potential,” said Vice President of EMEA at Gong, Wendy Harris. “Our focus on people is at the very heart of our business, as evidenced by Gong’s numerous ‘best workplace’ awards. We are building a talented team in Dublin that will be responsible for spearheading Gong’s expansion across EMEA.”

Conor O’Sullivan, Head of Global Sales at Dublin-based Wayflyer, lauded the company’s transformative work: “The insights we get from Gong have been transformational for our sales team and functions across the entire business. Gong has exponentially improved our ability to execute and build a learning environment for our sales team.”

Martin Shanahan, CEO IDA Ireland said: “Dublin is a leading destination city for fast-growing companies to set up their European HQ in order to internationalise their business. Ireland has a proven track record of being a very attractive location to technology companies looking to access a well-established talent pool to scale quickly. I wish Gong every success with this investment and offer the ongoing support of IDA Ireland.”