Jon Wade


Chief Technology Officer, SERC; Distinguished Research Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology

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Previously, Dr. Wade was the Executive Vice President of Engineering at International Game Technology (IGT) where he created corporate vision, led product development, championed the development of a corporate architecture and system development practices, and managed corporate wide research and development.  Before joining IGT, Dr. Wade spent 10 years at Sun Microsystems during which time he managed the development of the UltraSPARC V based Enterprise Server family and served as the Product Manager for high-performance interconnects.  Prior to this, he led advanced development of supercomputer systems at Thinking Machines Corporation.

In addition to his publications, Wade has received 12 patents in the areas of integrated circuits, computer architecture, networked systems and internal combustion engines. He was elected to the Sigma Xi (Scientific Research), Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering), and Eta Kappa Nu (National Electrical Engineering) Honorary Societies. Wade has served on the Boards of a number of organizations including the Software and Systems Consortium, DigiDeal Corporation, the Center for Excellence in Education and the Reno Philharmonic.

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