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New Jacobs Campaign, Investments Push Tech-Enabled Answers to Global Issues; Darren Kraabel Quoted

Darren Kraabel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 27, 2019 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has unveiled a campaign and investment effort that aim to advance technologies that work to address global issues such as urbanization, climate change, water supply, security and digital proliferation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

The company said Feb. 19 the campaign — dubbed #WhatIf — seeks to utilize Jacobs innovations, as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Darren Kraabel says “sustainable, technology-enabled approaches” serve to address these challenges and deliver improved outcomes in the social, economic and environmental aspects.

“This is why we are investing in five innovation hubs focused on cybersecurity, applied geospatial science, automated design, Internet of Things and predictive data analytics — all to bring better solutions to fruition for businesses, communities and governments around the world,” he added.

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