Biggest Software Publishers in BC

The Biggest Software Publishers in BC are ranked in a BIV List in this week’s Business in Vancouver newspaper. Rankings are based on the number of BC employees. Electronic Arts and Business Objects stand out from the pack with over 1,700 employees each.

  1. Electronic Arts, Burnaby – 1,770
  2. Business Objects, Vancouver – 1,708
  3. MacDonald Dettweiler, Richmond -840
  4. McKesson Medical Imaging, Richmond – 800
  5. Pearson School Systems Group (formerly Chancery Software), Burnaby – 450
  6. Sage Software, Richmond – 398
  7. Schneider Electric, Saanichton – 375
  8. Sierra Systems, Vancouver – 345
  9. Top Producer Systems, Richmond – 337
  10. Radical Entertainment, Vancouver – 275
  11. The Active Network, Burnaby -225
  12. Ventyx (formerly MDSI Mobile Data Solutions), Richmond – 214
  13. Sophos Inc, Vancouver – 200
  14. THQ Canada Inc (dba Relic Entertainment), Vancouver – 195
  15. Open Solutions Canada, Vancouver – 182
  16. ACL Services Ltd., Vancouver – 179
  17. Eclipsys Corp, Richmond – 165
  18. CDC Software (formerly Pivotal Corp), Vancouver – 160
  19. Absolute Software, Vancouver – 146
  20. Maximizer Software, Vancouver – 140
  21. Vision Critical, Vancouver – 135
  22. Intrinsyc Software, Vancouver – 133
  23. Digital Dispatch Systems, Richmond – 114
  24. AirG, Vancouver – 110
  25. Threewave Software, Vancouver – 70
  26. Gemcom Software, Vancouver – 69

BIV makes every attempt to publish accurate information in their lists but they warn that accuracy cannot be guaranteed. So feel free to comment if you feel a correction is needed. And if your software company was missed – no matter how small, give it a shout out in the comments.

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