Vern J. Brownell

Former Chief Technology Officer at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

Vern J. Brownell

Vern J. Brownell

Former Chief Technology Officer at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

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Career Highlights

D-Wave Systems, Inc.
Egenera, Inc.

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2217

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3

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Founder, D-Wave Systems at Creative Destruction Lab

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Egenera, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at D-Wave Systems, Inc.

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Co-Founder at D-Wave Systems, Inc.

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Founder at D-Wave Systems, Inc.

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President at Fractal Capital Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer at D-Wave Systems, Inc.

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General Counsel at D-Wave Systems, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Kodiak Venture Partners

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Partner at Pharos Capital Group LLC

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Vern J. Brownell
Former Chief Technology Officer at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
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BE Electrical Engineering

Stevens Institute of Technology The Innovation University®, is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, N.J. overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Founded in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens’ education and research programs for more than 140 years. Within the university’s three schools and one college, more than 6,100 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with more than 350 faculty members in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment to advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront global challenges. Stevens is home to three national research centers of excellence, as well as joint research programs focused on critical industries such as healthcare, energy, finance, defense and STEM education. The university is the fastest-rising college in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of the best national universities, and it is consistently ranked among the nation’s elite for return on investment for students, career services programs, and mid-career salaries of alumni. Stevens is in the midst of a 10-year strategic plan, The Future. Ours to Create., designed to further extend the Stevens legacy to create a forward-looking and far-reaching institution with global impact

Career History
Chief Technology Officer
? - 2000

Goldman, Sachs & Co. (GS&Co.), a limited partnership registered as a U.S. broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, together with its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively, the firm), is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Group Inc.), a Delaware corporation. The firm is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2009 - 2019

D-Wave Systems, Inc. designs and develops quantum computer systems. The firm designs and produces quantum computing systems, customer support, site preparation, installation and other related services. The company was founded by Eric Ladizinsky and Geordie Rose in 1999 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.

Founder
2000 - 2009

Egenera, Inc. provides advanced server virtualization and converged infrastructure solutions. It offers Xterity cloud services that provides an intuitive, drag-and-drop cloud management solution that simplifies all cloud workflow processes including customized design, deployment, scalability, management, pricing, margin analysis, and billing. The firm also provides cloud management software suite. The company was founded by Vern J. Brownell in March 2000 and is headquartered in Boxborough, MA.

Boards & Committees
Director
2004 - Prior

COPAN Systems, Inc. was founded in 2002 by a team of experienced executives from leading storage and technology companies with a vision of creating products that are purpose built for managing the unique requirements of long-term persistent data.As the leader in leveraging the full power of MAID (Massive Array of Idle Disks) technology at the enterprise level its solutions are based on a patented Enterprise MAID architecture that delivers massive scalability and performance with unprecedented affordability.COPAN Systems is privately held company with investment backing by Austin Ventures, Credit Suisse, Globespan Capital Partners, Gold Hill Capital, NTT Leasing Capital (USA), FirstMark Capital, and Presidio STX.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 +
2004

AOPA is the largest, most influential general aviation association in the world. AOPA has achieved its prominent position through effective advocacy, safety education and training, enlightened leadership, technical competence, and hard work. Providing member services that range from representation at the federal, state, and local levels to legal services, advice, and other assistance, AOPA has built a service organization that far exceeds any other in the aviation community.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$250
2008

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

$375
2000

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

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D-Wave Systems, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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D-Wave Systems, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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D-Wave Systems, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Egenera, Inc. provides advanced server virtualization and converged infrastructure solutions. It offers Xterity cloud services that provides an intuitive, drag-and-drop cloud management solution that simplifies all cloud workflow processes including customized design, deployment, scalability, management, pricing, margin analysis, and billing. The firm also provides cloud management software suite. The company was founded by Vern J. Brownell in March 2000 and is headquartered in Boxborough, MA.

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