IBM is spinning off part of itself into a new company. It could have big impact in North Carolina’s Research Triangle | Money
Krishna said in a press conference with reporters Thursday that the move will not have an immediate impact on IBM’s headcount in the Triangle.
However, eventually there will a reshuffling of the office, as the RTP site has many employees who will eventually become part of NewCo.
“As we work through … which employee goes to NewCo and which employee stays with IBM, that will be the biggest impact in the region, because the (RTP) site does have people from both sides on NewCo and IBM,” Krishna said. “I think that’s all I will say right now.”
He did say Red Hat will continue to be an important factor going forward. Red Hat has continued to hire new employees at a brisk pace, despite the merger, The News & Observer previously reported.
“Red Hat is actually growing,” Krishna said. “They need more and more people, so that’s probably going to