Dario Gil


Darío Gil Electrical Engineering and Computing
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S. Stevens Institute of Technology


Dario Gil is Senior Vice President and Director of IBM research, one of the world’s largest corporate research labs composed of over 3,000 researchers at 19 locations on six continents advancing the future of computing. He leads innovation efforts at IBM, directing research strategies in areas including AI, cloud, quantum computing, and exploratory science.

Under his leadership IBM was the first company in the world to build programmable quantum computers and make them universally available through the cloud.

An advocate of collaborative research models, Gil co-chairs the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, which advances fundamental AI research to the broad benefit of industry and society. He also co-chairs the COVID-19 High-Performance Computing Consortium, which provides access to the world’s most powerful high-performance computing resources in support of COVID-19 research.

Gil is a trustee of the New York Hall of Science and has been a member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

Gil is a member of the National Science Board’s class of 2020-2026.