October 01, 2014 10:03 PM ET

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Company Overview of D-Wave Systems Inc.

Company Overview

D-Wave Systems Inc., a quantum computing company, engages in the development, fabrication, and integration of superconducting quantum computers for organizations and institutions. It offers D-Wave Two system, a commercial quantum computer. The company also provides professional services, training, and customer support. Its quantum computers are used in various applications, including mission planning and logistics, systems validation and verification, pattern recognition and anomaly detection, network science and graph theory applications, image and pattern recognition, machine learning, communication, advanced search, optimization problems, graph theory problems, material science, climate m...

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Key Executives for D-Wave Systems Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 55
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Co-Founder and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

D-Wave Systems Inc. Key Developments

D-Wave Systems Appoints Bill Blake as Executive VP of Research and Development

D-Wave Systems Inc. announced that Bill Blake has joined the firm as Executive VP of Research and Development, responsible for hardware engineering, processor development, software and fab process design functions. Bill has been a technology leader in the high performance computing industry for three decades. Most recently, Bill was CTO of Cray Inc., responsible for defining Cray's next generation of supercomputers and solutions including major initiatives in exascale computing and the fusion of supercomputing and large-scale data analytics.

D-Wave Systems Mulls Listing

D-Wave Systems Inc. is planning to get listed. According to the news report, a possible stock market listing would provide an exit for shareholders including The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and the Canadian government. Chief Executive, Vern Brownell described D-Wave’s backers as ‘visionary and patient’ and said they had been ready get the firm listed. However, the official; indicated that the company hoped that it would soon be in a position for an IPO (initial Public Offering).

D-Wave Systems Inc. Presents at Inaugural Exponential Finance Conference, Jun-10-2014

D-Wave Systems Inc. Presents at Inaugural Exponential Finance Conference, Jun-10-2014 . Venue: Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. Speakers: Vern Brownell, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director.

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