Biggest B.C.-based tech companies in 2015

Ranked by 2014 revenue

Published in BIV's specialty publication, BC Tech, in June 2015. Based on research conducted from February to April 2015. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline. 

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Rank '15FootnotesCompanyTop executive(s)Stock symbolProductB.C staff 2015Revenues 2013Revenues 2014
1 Telus Corp
555 Robson St
Vancouver, BC V6B 3K9
Phone: 604-697-8044
Fax: 604-432-9681
Darren Entwistle (president and CEO); John Gossling (EVP and CFO) TSX:T; NYSE:TU Communications products and services 8,200 $11,404,000,000 $12,002,000,000
2 MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd
13800 Commerce Pkwy
Richmond, BC V6V 2J3
Phone: 604-278-3411
Fax: 604-231-2787
Daniel Friedmann (president and CEO) TSX:MDA Global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide 609 $1,818,984,000 $2,098,837,000
3 Staff worldwide 2015: BIV estimate; B.C staff 2015: BIV estimate Sierra Wireless Inc
13811 Wireless Way
Richmond, BC V6V 3A4
Phone: 604-231-1100
Fax: 604-231-1109
Jason Cohenour (CEO) TSX:SW Hardware, software and services for connected devices 287 $455,071,614 $605,843,654
4 Creation Technologies
8999 Fraserton Court
Burnaby, BC V5J 5H8
Phone: 604-430-4336
Fax: 604-430-4337
Geoff Reed (chairman); Bhawnesh Mathur (president and CEO) Privately held Contract electronic design and manufacturing services provider 460 $509,000,000 $464,000,000
5 B.C. staff 2014: 2013 figure Avigilon Corp
858 Beatty St Suite 400
Vancouver, BC V6B 1C1
Phone: 604-629-5182
Fax: 604-629-5183
Alexander Fernandes (founder, president, CEO and board chair) TSX:AVO High-definition security solutions $178,344,000 $271,411,000

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