Warren Wall is executive vice-president and chief operating officer of D-Wave Systems Inc., the world's first commercial quantum computing company. Headquartered in Burnaby BC, D-Wave has been recognized as one of the most innovative technology companies in Canada. During his career at D-Wave, Mr. Wall has held responsibility for system research and development including the processor, fabrication, engineering and software teams and is now focused on corporate development. Following graduation from UBC with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Mr. Wall was involved with several Vancouver-area technology startups, and most recently spent 14 years in senior technology executive positions at Electronic Arts including chief operating officer of its Canadian studio and vice-president, technology for World-wide Studios. Mr. Wall is a member of the BC Tech Association's COO Council.