Ayman Antoun is President, IBM Canada, where he leads a team that is passionate about delivering value to its clients; helping Canadian organizations, large and small, use innovative technology to reinvent their business. His team includes thousands of IBMers across the country who offer an industry-driven view that enables clients to harness the power of cloud, AI and emerging technologies, to solve their biggest challenges and thrive.
Prior to his appointment as President in January 2018, Ayman served as the General Manager, Global Technology Services at IBM Canada, leading the country’s enterprise technology business to help clients with their digital transformation and transition to hybrid cloud. Ayman returned to IBM in 2015 from Bell Canada where he was Senior Vice President, Sales, responsible for all Business Markets customer accounts across Canada.
Prior to joining Bell, Ayman led IBM’s U.S. East region – an integrated team of more than four thousand sales, brand and channel professionals responsible for 100,000 clients and business partners. Ayman has held a variety of IBM senior executive roles within Canada and the U.S. throughout his 30+ year career. He has developed go-to-market strategies and led sales execution, demand generation and technical support for the entire IBM portfolio of products, services and industry solutions.
Ayman holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo and completed an executive program in financial analysis, business management and strategic planning at the Harvard Business School. Ayman is a member of the Business Council of Canada and a member of the 2019 United Way Greater Toronto’s Campaign Cabinet representing the Technology and Communications Sector.