Stephen Kirby

Senior Counsel, IBM Canada

Steve is Senior Counsel to IBM Canada Ltd. He has worked across IBM lines of business. With over 20 years experience in the consulting and IT industries, Steve provides critical legal leadership on strategic IT services transactions, including Cloud, Mobile, Cognitive, Analytics, Blockchain, IT development and implementation. Steve has been a CLE presenter on contracting, IT standards and liability for eHealth IT services. Steve is a member of the IBM Law Department Global Centre of Excellence for the Public Sector. An informal mentor in the Law Department, Steve never passes up an opportunity to pass on his knowledge and experience or to learn from the knowledge and experience of others.

Steve joined IBM in 2002 from PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he was Assistant General Counsel responsible for the Canadian PwC Consulting practice. Steve has a BES from the University of Waterloo, JD from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and LLB from the University of Windsor School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Ontario.