FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas (February 12, 2016) – Governor Asa Hutchinson joined leaders from Metova Inc. for a ribbon cutting at the company’s new Fayetteville location. Metova focuses on creating mobile, web, and cybersecurity solutions having worked with companies including Yelp, Dropbox, eHarmony, Eddie Bauer, Dunkin Donuts, Dartmouth, the U.S. Army Cyber Battle Lab, and the UK Government Communications Headquarters.
“Fayetteville’s culture, lifestyle and living conditions offer an ideal location for our new office,” said John Adams, CEO of Metova, Inc. “We’ve been looking forward to opening our offices here, and if you are a talented engineer or designer, we would love to speak with you.”
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Metova opened offices in Conway, Arkansas, in January 2015 initially planning to create more than 60 new jobs. However, due to the company’s growth and innovation, Metova announced in July that it planned to hire an additional 100 positions in Conway. In October, the company announced an expansion into Northwest Arkansas to meet the demands of the rapidly growing mobile and digital media industry.
“Last year, Metova experienced rapid growth and announced three expansions in Arkansas,” said Governor Asa Hutchinson. “They know that Arkansas has a workforce second to none when it comes to helping technology businesses succeed. And now that Arkansas is leading the nation in computer science education, tech companies will continue to have access to a growing skilled workforce for years to come.”
Metova’s processes and culture allow it to easily adapt to the ever-changing mobile environment and adoption of new technologies. Metova has been designing and developing Android apps since the first Android phone, the T-Mobile G1, was released in 2008. In 2009, developers started training in Objective-C to support the demand for iPhone and iPad apps. Having worked on the BlackBerry, Android, and iOS platforms since their release, Metova is considered a veteran in the mobile world. When web applications and cybersecurity became a necessity, Metova expanded their capabilities to include Apache Cordova, AngularJS, Ruby on Rails and cybersecurity solutions such as Cyber Health Assessments.
Founded in 2006, Metova set out to build beautiful mobile applications while creating a great place for people to work. Today, Metova focuses on creating mobile, web and cybersecurity solutions for Government and Commercial markets. Metova’s work environment promotes a unique culture of team work, creativity and personal development that has attracted leading engineering, strategy and design talent.