Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
IBM (NYSE-Listed IBM) visited the NYSE to mark the 100-year anniversary of its founding on June 16, 1911. IBM’s innovations are the DNA of today’s technology industry: computer memory, personal computers, floppy disks, hard disk drives, rewritable CDs, relational databases, and standards to safeguard and protect information on computers. These contributions are the underpinnings for today’s technology industry and illustrate how IBM has transformed the modern world. In honor of the occasion, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of IBM, Samuel J. Palmisano rang The Opening BellSM.
Background on IBM Centennial:
To commemorate its centennial, IBM will engage with business leaders, academia, clients, and local communities in the 170 countries the company does business in a global, year-long set of initiatives including community service, lectures at leading business schools, release of a book and films, forums, colloquia and a rich digital presence.
About IBM (NYSE: IBM)
For more information on the IBM Centennial, visit: www.ibm100.com. Visit IBM’s Centennial press room to obtain historical images, key milestones and a fact sheet at www.ibm.com/press/ibm100 Participate in the social conversation by including #IBM100 in a tweet.