Charlotte, N.C., July 12, 2023 – Truist Financial Corp (NYSE: TFC) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the bank will join the IBM Quantum Accelerator program in addition to welcoming IBM to the bank’s Innovator in Residence program. This collaboration will serve to spur technology innovation in banking while exploring opportunities for the application of quantum computing in the banking industry. Under the agreement, Truist will gain access to IBM's premium quantum computing systems, deep expertise and enablement resources. IBM will work with the Truist team to build quantum skills and explore how the technology could benefit their use cases in consumer banking. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and consulting deliver open and flexible options to our clients.