February 26, 2018, Updated April 22, 2020
IBM Israel research offices in Haifa. Photo courtesy

The Israeli psyche may have been scarred when 11 Israeli Olympic team members were taken hostage and eventually killed along with a police officer by the Palestinian terrorist group Black September in the summer.  But that didn’t stop international giants from casting their eyes toward Israeli talent. IBM Israel opened its first R&D center at the Technion’s Computer Science Building in Haifa. Today, more than 1,000 people work at IBM R&D offices across Israel.

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Jason Harris

Jason Harris

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