(FinanceYahoo) Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI), a technology leader in quantum-ready applications and tools, has appointed former Boeing vice president and manufacturing operations expert, James B. Davis, to its technical advisory board.
Davis brings to the board more than 30 years of experience in aerospace industrial engineering and manufacturing, with 20 years in executive roles of director level and above at The Boeing Company, serving in its Commercial Aircraft and Space & Defense business segments.
As vice president of Boeing’s 737 manufacturing operations, he led the industrial engineering, materials management (supply chain) and manufacturing teams responsible for the production of 42 aircraft per month, including the P-8 version of the 737 for the U.S. Navy and global government customers.
“Jim’s extensive experience in manufacturing and supply chain logistics will help advance our go-to-market strategy for applying quantum computing solutions to these key areas of our global economy,” commented QCI CEO, Robert Liscouski. “The knowledge and skills he acquired during his many years at Boeing will enable us to better understand high value optimization problems involved in these areas, and also how to best present our software capabilities as large industrial manufacturers look to quantum computing to solve some of their most challenging operational problems.”

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