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John Dawson

John joined QCI as the Director of Program Management in 2019. He brings to the position over 25 years of experience leading software development, IT teams, and managing technology relationships.

At Cray Research, he led the firm’s worldwide IT organization and the software development team for Cray’s massively parallel and vector supercomputers. He subsequently co-founded and served as Vice President of Engineering for Unlimited Scale, which developed a Linux-based distributed operating system for high performance computing. He later served as director of DevOps, QA, and then as a Program Manager at Dell.

He served on the Board of Directors at Computational Engineering for 21 years until its eventual acquisition by Ansys. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.