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A constant state of innovation

Digital is the wires, but digital intelligence, or artificial intelligence as some people call it, is about much more than that. This next decade is about how you combine those and become a cognitive business. It’s the dawn of a new era.


2016 performance

$79.9 billion

Operating pre-tax income:
$13.9 billion

Operating EPS:

*All dollar figures are US

IBM in Canada at a glance

$478M in R&D spending 

$1.3B in exports

$4.1M in charitable giving (corporate and employee giving, including cash, technology and gifts of service)

34K+ hours of employee volunteerism

For the year ending Dec. 31, 2016
Dollar figures are CDN

Senior management

A Canadian perspective

IBM lives at the intersection of technology and business. This enables us to change the way the world works, and to make investments that contribute to Canada’s future competitiveness and our society at large.

Dino Trevisani, President, IBM Canada Ltd.

IBM Investments in Canada (PDF, 3.86MB)

Dino Trevisani

Dino Trevisani, President and General Manager, IBM Canada Ltd.

Biography (PDF, 19KB)


Meet some of the IBMers behind our innovations

IBM Sports Insights Central
IBM and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment pair on a cognitive slam dunk for Toronto Raptors
Canadian IBMer Farhang Farid explains

World computer downtime
World Community Grid uses idle computers to solve problems quickly and free.
Sophia Tu explains

Tiny sentries for food safety
Using DNA and analytics, scientists hope that microbes will alert them to contamination in food.
IBM researcher David Chambliss tells more

Murder mysteries
Meet IBM Fellow Donna Dillenberger, who reads computer data dumps like mystery novels, trying to find what “murdered” the bad data.
Learn more about Donna

Now for analytics
These days Dr. Chitra Dorai focuses on analytics, but in her 18-year career with IBM she’s worked on lots of other “important problems.”
Meet Chitra

Analyzing skin cancer
IBM Research and Memorial Sloan Kettering are working to have cognitive computing analyze images of skin lesions, helping clinicians identify various cancerous disease states.
Read more

Technology and education
Research scientist Komminist “Kommy” Weldemariam believes that using cognitive, mobile, and analytics technologies, educators can identify which Kenyan schools and even which students are most vulnerable to fail.
Listen to the podcast

Contact us

IBM Canada Corporate offices

IBM Canada Ltd.
3600 Steeles Avenue East
Markham, Ontario L3R 9Z7


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