IBM technology center, 400 jobs coming to Louisiana

MONROE, La. — A new technology center and 400 jobs are coming to Monroe.

The groundbreaking for the 88-acre technology and mixed-use development in Monroe that will be home to IBM’s newly established 400-job Client Innovation Center was recently highlighted by Gov. John Bel Edwards.

IBM executive Joanne Collins-Smee, CenturyLink CEO and President Glen Post, Southern Lifestyle Development founder Robert Daigle, Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo and LED Secretary Don Pierson led the groundbreaking event at CenturyLink headquarters for the 88-acre Century Village development and the IBM Client Innovation Center.

“Louisiana is proud to be home for a project that demonstrates unprecedented attention to improving North Louisiana’s economy and quality of life,” Bel Edwards said. “Louisiana will continue to support CenturyLink in expanding its corporate headquarters in Monroe, including its new Technology Center of Excellence. Our partnership with IBM, CenturyLink and Southern Lifestyle Development makes advancements like these possible, and we look forward to future opportunities to make a difference like this throughout Louisiana.”

Source: Louisiana Economic Development

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