Biggest B.C.-based tech companies in 2018

 

Ranked by 2017 revenue

Published in BC Tech magazine in June 2018. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline. Currency conversions use the average rate for the company’s fiscal year based on Bank of Canada’s closing rate.

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Rank '18 Company Top executive(s) Stock symbol Product Head office/Year founded B.C. staff '18/'17 Revenue '17/16 (000s)
1

Telus Corp
510 Georgia St W 23rd floor, Vancouver V6B 0M3
P: 604-697-8044 F: NP telus.com

Darren Entwistle, president and CEO, Doug French, executive vice-president and CFO

TSX:T; NYSE:TU

Communications products and services

Vancouver
1990

7,900
8,250 (1)

$13,304,000
$12,799,000

2

Sierra Wireless Inc
13811 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 3A4
P: 604-231-1100 F: 604-231-1109 sierrawireless.com

Kent Thexton, interim president and CEO

TSX:SW

Hardware, software and services for connected devices

Richmond
1993

402
371

$898,731 (2)
$815,556 (2)

3

Avigilon Corp (3)
555 Robson St, Vancouver V6B 1A6
P: 604-629-5182 F: 604-629-5183 avigilon.com

TSX:AVO

Provides security solutions to the global market; designs, develops and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras and access control solutions

Vancouver
2004

NP
NP

$530,646 (2)
$468,478 (2)

4

Westport Fuel Systems Inc
1750 75th Ave W Suite 101, Vancouver V6P 6G2
P: 604-718-2000 F: 604-718-2001 wfsinc.com

Nancy Gougarty, CEO, Mike Willis, CFO

TSX:WPT

Engineering advanced natural gas engines and fuel systems

Vancouver
1995

194
264

$320,836 (2)
$235,012 (2)

5

iQmetrix
250 Howe St Suite 1210, Vancouver V6C 3R8
P: 866-476-3874 F: 604-568-0462 iqmetrix.com

Christopher Krywulak, president and CEO

Privately held

Retail management and interactive retail solutions

Vancouver
1999

89
98

$207,935
$181,227

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