Corporate Service Corps

A Triple Benefit
Communities have their problems solved.
IBMers receive leadership training and development.
IBM develops new markets and global leaders.



Vietnam is located on the eastern coast of the Indochinese Peninsula. With a population of 89 million, Vietnam is the 13th most populous country in the world. IBM's history in Vietnam dates back to the 1930s. The company has representative offices in the capital, Hanoi, and the largest city, Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam hosted its first CSC team in 2008. Locations have included Danang, Quang Ninh, Hai Phong and Can Tho. Projects have included developing a program plan for small and medium enterprises, on behalf of the Danang Chamber of Commerce, to strengthen community and economic ties and enable global growth.

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Case Study


Executive Service Corps

An expansion of the successful IBM Corporate Service Corps, the Executive Service Corps deploys teams of IBM executives to solve complex problems in cities of high growth emerging markets. In 2010, six IBM executives set off for Vietnam with the intention of helping city planners, entrepreneurs, and NGOs develop a road map for a smarter city in Ho Chi Minh City.