Technology  March 16, 2022

ColdQuanta adds Wood, Olivas to executive team

BOULDER — Quantum-computing company ColdQuanta Inc. has added to its executive team.

The Boulder-based company named Chris Wood as vice president of photonics technologies and Alex Olivas as vice president of software engineering and operations.

Wood previously served in executive roles at Insight Lidar, Kapteyn-Murnane Laboratories Inc., and Precision Photonics.

Olivas served for 17 years as a research associate and faculty specialist at the University of Maryland College Park.

ColdQuanta is working to commercialize its quantum technologies.

“ColdQuanta is at an inflection point as the company brings its technologies to market and drives the global quantum ecosystem,” Scott Faris, ColdQuanta CEO, said in a written statement. “Chris and Alex each bring a combination of leadership and technical expertise foundational to accelerating our leadership position. Their collective knowledge will enable us to ensure we’re a step ahead in providing customers with a product and service portfolio that meets their evolving needs.”

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