ServiceNow Inc., the enterprise cloud computing software company that was born in San Diego and then moved to Silicon Valley, has acquired another San Diego business, Telepathy. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Telepathy, formerly known as Digital Telepathy, is a design studio specializing in the user experience for computers. The acquired company was founded in 2001.
With the buy, ServiceNow said it is adding great design and a consumer-like experience to its enterprise products.
ServiceNow originally offered software for enterprise information technology departments. It expanded to offer more general workflow services. It had 4,800 employees at the end of 2016. It has grown steadily, reporting $1.2 billion in revenue in 2016, up from $204.5 million in 2012. It has not shown a profit in the last five years. John Donahoe is CEO. Founder Frederic Luddy sits on the board of directors.