Xerxes Cooper is the President of Kyndryl Canada, the leading technology services provider in Canada, with world-class talent and a market-leading base of technically advanced and highly regulated clients. Xerxes and his team focus on accelerating digital reinvention for customers by leveraging their highly skilled workforce, a diverse ecosystem of partners, and innovative solutions including cloud, analytics, automation, and security.
In his previous role Xerxes led the Global Technology Services division of IBM Canada, driving growth in the business in market share, customer satisfaction and employee engagement. In his nearly twenty years with IBM, Xerxes held senior technology executive positions in Canada and around the world, successfully bridging the needs of business with the possibilities of technology.
Xerxes draws on industry vision, experience in transformation and large enterprise leadership to help customers progress their business strategies. He believes deeply in a culture of trust and transparency as a foundation for innovation and growth – for his people, customers and community.
Deeply passionate about community service, Xerxes gives his time and expertise to organizations that support the advancement of young women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Xerxes is a member of the Board of Directors for TECHNATION and most recently joined Junior Achievement Central Ontario’s Board of Governors. Xerxes is also a member of the Board of Directors for Oak Valley Health, where he is a member of the Quality and Safety Committee.
Xerxes is a registered CMA/CPA and member of the Financial Executives Institute of Canada. He is an avid history buff and enjoys soccer, basketball, and experiencing new cultures and cuisines. He lives in Markham, Canada with his wife and two children.