D-Wave is the leader in the development and delivery of quantum computing systems and software, and the world’s only commercial supplier of quantum computers. D-Wave Government Inc., a U.S. subsidiary, was formed in 2013 to provide D-Wave’s quantum computing systems to the U.S. government.
D-Wave’s quantum computers have been used by some of the world’s most advanced organizations, including Lockheed Martin, Google, NASA Ames, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. D-Wave has been granted over 200 US patents and has published over 100 scientific papers, many of which have appeared in leading science journals.
Allison Schwartz brings over 25 years of public policy experience to D-Wave, with a proven track record in technology policy. Most recently, as Vice President of Government Affairs at ANDE, she worked to provide a better understanding of how the technology of Rapid DNA analysis can prevent human trafficking and unite families. Prior to ANDE, Schwartz served as Global Government Relations Leader for Dun & Bradstreet, where she was responsible for the company’s public policy and government relations efforts across the globe, and won a company-wide award for innovation in 2018.