Mr. Rivas was appointed Chief Technology Officer of Rigetti in February 2023. Prior to this role, he served as Rigetti’s Senior Vice President, Systems and Services since March 2019. In this role he oversaw the engineering and operations of Rigetti’s Quantum Cloud Services platform. Mr. Rivas has also held executive roles at companies including Sun Microsystems, Nokia, Bolt Threads, and Stage 3 Systems. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and M.S. in computer engineering, both from the University of California, San Diego.