IBM is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world and is committed to environmental leadership in all of its business activities, from its operations to the design of its products and use of its technology. The company serves clients in more than 170 countries including the world’s leading financial services institutions, airlines, manufacturers, consumer goods and retail companies. IBM helps clients digitally reinvent themselves with technologies such as AI, analytics, blockchain, hybrid cloud and cybersecurity. It also leads in innovation: with 26 consecutive years of patent leadership, IBM Research is the world's largest corporate research organization with thousands of researchers in 12 labs located across six continents. For more information, visit www.ibm.com.