IonQ Welcomes Bill Scannell from Dell Technologies to Join its Board of Directors – Official Company Announcement

Scannell’s almost four decades of sales experience at Dell Technologies will have a critical impact in assisting IonQ navigate its upcoming phase of growth and innovation

COLLEGE PARK, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 28, 2024–
IonQ (NYSE: IONQ), a pioneer in the quantum computing industry, today revealed the appointment of Bill Scannell, President of Global Sales and Customer Operations at Dell Technologies, to its Board of Directors. As a member of the Board of Directors, Scannell will offer feedback and guidance for IonQ’s system sales strategy and help fortify the company’s leadership position in the quantum economy.

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Bill Scannell, President of Global Sales and Customer Operations at Dell Technologies (Photo: Business Wire)

Bill Scannell, President of Global Sales and Customer Operations at Dell Technologies (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are excited to welcome Bill to our Board of Directors, as his many years of sales expertise at Dell Technologies will be crucial in how IonQ interacts with our existing and future user base,” mentioned IonQ CEO Peter Chapman. “IonQ is progressing towards our objectives of quantum advantage and widespread system availability, and Bill’s counsel will play a pivotal role in how we create and market systems that can address customers’ most intricate issues.”

Scannell is a seasoned Dell executive, possessing four decades of business and executive leadership experience for IonQ’s Board of Directors. As President of Global Sales and Customer Operations at Dell Technologies, he supervises an organization of nearly 24,000 sales team members, propelling global expansion and offering technology solutions to entities in 180 countries globally. Bill’s history of success in boosting global market reach and customer-centric initiatives will be priceless as IonQ continues to expand its operations and enter new markets.

“It is a privilege to join IonQ’s Board of Directors and I am eager to actively support the growth of a company with such incredible commercial potential,” said Scannell. “Quantum computing has emerged as a top priority for large enterprise customers, and I am thrilled to assist IonQ expedite its growth trajectory and deliver quantum solutions to customers worldwide.”

Today’s declaration follows IonQ’s establishment of the first U.S. quantum computing manufacturing facility in Seattle and recent technical accomplishment of #AQ35 a year ahead of schedule. Present clients capitalizing on IonQ’s quantum systems encompass Airbus, Hyundai Motors, and the United States Air Force Research Laboratory.

To discover more about how you can begin with an IonQ system today, please reach out to us directly at: https://ionq.com/get-ready.

About IonQ

IonQ, Inc. is an industry leader in quantum computing that supplies high-powered systems capable of tackling the world’s largest and most intricate commercial and research use cases. IonQ’s existing generation quantum computer, IonQ Forte, is the newest in a series of cutting-edge systems, boasting 35 algorithmic qubits. The company’s innovative technology and rapid expansion were acknowledged in Fast Company’s 2023 Next Big Things in Tech List and Deloitte’s 2023 Technology Fast 500™ List, respectively. Accessible through all major cloud providers, IonQ is making quantum computing more reachable and impactful than ever before. Discover more at IonQ.com.

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