International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology products and services. The Company operates through five segments. The Cognitive Solutions segment includes Watson, a cognitive computing platform, data and analytics solutions, and transaction processing software. The Global Business Services segment offers business consulting services, delivers system integration, application management, maintenance, support services and business process outsourcing services. The Technology Services and Cloud Platforms segment provides cloud, project-based, outsourcing, and other services for enterprise IT infrastructure environments. The Systems segment offers servers and z/OS, an enterprise operating system for z systems. The Global Financing segment provides lease, installment payment plans, and loan financing services, and remanufacturing and remarketing services.

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HQArmonk, US
Size (employees)366,600 (est)
IBM was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Armonk, US
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Key People/Management at IBM

Virginia Rometty

Virginia Rometty

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Simon Beaumont

Simon Beaumont

Vice President, Tax and Treasurer
Michelle Browdy

Michelle Browdy

Senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, and General Counsel
Erich Clementi

Erich Clementi

Senior Vice President, IBM and Chairman, IBM Europe
Robert Del Bene

Robert Del Bene

Vice President and Controller
Mark Foster

Mark Foster

Senior Vice President, IBM Global Business Services
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IBM Office Locations

IBM has offices in Armonk, New Sweden, New York, Seattle and in 141 other locations
Armonk, US (HQ)
1 New Orchard Rd
New Sweden, US
92 Stockholm Rd
New York, US
590 Madison Ave
New York, US
63 Madison Ave
Seattle, US
119 Pine St
Algiers, DZ
Tour Algerian Business Centre Pins Maritimes - Mohamadia
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IBM Financials and Metrics

IBM Revenue

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IBM's revenue was reported to be $79.14 b in FY, 2017 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.

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IBM's current market capitalization is $111.3 b.
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IBM Operating Metrics

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Patents Issued

7.53 k7.36 k8.09 k9.04 k


$128.40 b$120.70 b$118.70 b$121 b

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46 46 50 58


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IBM Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Red HatOctober 28, 2018$33 b
CloudigoSeptember 24, 2017
Sanovi TechnologiesOctober 27, 2016
Promontory Financial GroupSeptember 29, 2016
EZSourceJune 01, 2016
BluewolfMarch 30, 2016$200 m
Resilient SystemsFebruary 29, 2016
Truven Health AnalyticsFebruary 18, 2016$2.60 b
Ecx.ioFebruary 03, 2016
ApertoFebruary 02, 2016
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IBM Revenue Breakdown

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IBM revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.5% from Systems, 41.2% from Technology Services & Cloud, 19.7% from Global Business Services , 24.9% from Cognitive Solutions and 3.7% from Other

IBM revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.1% from Asia Pacific, 20.3% from Europe/Middle East/Africa and 65.6% from Americas

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IBM Online and Social Media Presence

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IBM News and Updates

Developers around the world are uniting for a cause that could save lives — here's how IBM is helping

By Bob Lord, Chief Digital Officer, IBM With wildfires once again raging through California, including the largest in the state’s recorded history, it would be easy to lose faith in our ability to limit the damage caused by natural disasters. I reflected on this as teams gathered in Puerto Rico ear…

Apple, IBM, and Google don’t care anymore if you went to college

Recently, the job review site Glassdoor compiled a list of 15 different companies that don’t require job applicants to have college degrees. The list includes…

Global Software-defined Storage Market 2018-2022 with AT&T, BMC Software, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and IBM Dominating

DUBLIN, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Software-defined Storage: Global Markets to 2022" report has been added to's offering. This report will cover software-defined storage, which is defined as the combined software and hardware computer data storage product...

Parks Associates:, IBM Watson Health, Providence St. Joseph Health, Qualcomm Life, and Uber Health to Keynote Fifth-annual Connected Health Summit

DALLAS, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced executives from, IBM Watson Health, Providence St. Joseph Health, Qualcomm Life, and Uber Health will be the keynote speakers for the fifth-annual Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers, being held...

Visual Analytics in Education Market 2018: Global Analysis By Key Players – Oracle, Qlik Technologies, SAS Institute, IBM

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Visual Analytics in Education Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2018 - 2025” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Online Video Platform 2018 Global Market Key Players - Brightcove, Ooyala (Telstra), Piksel, thePlatform (Comcast Technology Solutions), IBM Cloud Video, Kaltura.....

Online Video Platform – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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IBM Company Life and Culture

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IBM Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was IBM founded?

    IBM was founded in 1911.

  • Who are IBM key executives?

    IBM's key executives are Virginia Rometty, Simon Beaumont and Michelle Browdy.

  • How many employees does IBM have?

    IBM has 366,600 employees.

  • What is IBM revenue?

    Latest IBM annual revenue is $79.1 b.

  • What is IBM revenue per employee?

    Latest IBM revenue per employee is $215.9 k.

  • Who are IBM competitors?

    Competitors of IBM include Microsoft, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Accenture.

  • Where is IBM headquarters?

    IBM headquarters is located at 1 New Orchard Rd, Armonk.

  • Where are IBM offices?

    IBM has offices in Armonk, New Sweden, New York, Seattle and in 141 other locations.

  • How many offices does IBM have?

    IBM has 166 offices.