D-Wave Systems / President
Bo Ewald has lengthy experience in the technology industry, as a user, engineer, customer and executive with some of the leading high performance computer systems and graphics companies. He is currently the President of D-Wave International, the world’s first commercial quantum computing company. Prior to that he was Executive Chairman of Perceptive Pixel, the touch sensitive display company, CEO of computer graphics pioneer Silicon Graphics, and President/COO of Cray Research, the first supercomputer company. Bo began his management career at the Los Alamos National Laboratory as the head of its Computing and Communications Division. He has been the CEO/Chairman of several start-up companies including Linux Networx, EStamp and Scale8. He is involved in various industry organizations and was appointed to the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee by Presidents Clinton and Bush. He has also served on the Boards of several public and private companies.