Biggest B.C.-based tech companies in 2021

 

Ranked by 2020 revenue

Published in BC Tech magazine in November 2021. Reprinted January 10, 2022. 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 '21 Company Top executive(s) Stock symbol Product Head office/Year founded B.C. staff '21/'20 Revenue '20/19 (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, Tony Geheran, executive vice-president and chief customer officer, Jill Schnarr, chief communications officer

TSX:T; NYSE:TU

Communications products and services

Vancouver
1990

8,000
8,000

$15,463,000
$14,658,000

2

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

Kent Thexton, president and CEO (1), Phil Brace, president and CEO (2)

TSX:SW

Hardware, software and services for connected devices

Richmond
1993

420 (3)
417 (4)

$601,781
$946,760 (5)

3

BroadbandTV Corp
1205 Melville St, Vancouver V6E 0A6
P: 604-647-2288 F: NP bbtv.com

Shahrzad Rafati, founder and CEO

TSX:BBTV

Digital entertainment company; third-largest video property globally following Google and Facebook

Vancouver
2005

400
400

$459,000
$372,400

4

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

David Johnson, CEO, Richard Orazietti, CFO

TSX:WPRT

Engineering advanced natural gas engines and fuel systems

Vancouver
1995

250 (3)
250 (3)

$338,725 (5)
$405,153 (5)

5

Stemcell Technologies Inc
1618 Station St, Vancouver V6A 1B6
P: 604-877-0713 F: 800-567-2899 stemcell.com

Allen Eaves, president and CEO

Privately held

Cell separation, culture media, instruments, antibodies, education and contract assay services

Vancouver
1993

1,072
1,057

$246,683
$249,862

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