Vastavam web: IT major Wipro announced that the company is giving more priority to US techies in their offices at USA. Over the past six months, the company hired over 1,600 employees by attracting and nurturing local talent to drive innovation and help transform clients’ businesses into digital enterprises, it said. During the past decade, Wipro has invested over USD 2 billion in the United States, and has over 40 facilities across 23 states. Stating that the company has been focused on creating jobs in the U.S., underscoring its strategy to build a deep reservoir of local talent based out of centers close to its clients, Wipro said that during FY16-17, over 3,000 locals joined the company and today it has a workforce of over 14,000 in the country. The company will continue to recruit from top universities to build on the momentum of hiring locally in the United States, it said in a release.