Calista Redmond

Chief Executive Officer, RISC-V International

Calista Redmond is a hard charger with an entrepreneurial flair. She started two companies near the beginning of her career and while at IBM, guided the fledgling OpenPOWER Foundation through its infancy to rapid growth.

She was also Vice President of IBM’s Z Ecosystem, opening up the venerable mainframe to modern software and solutions. Her more than 20 years of senior management experience made her the perfect choice to head up emerging tech disruptor RISC-V.

Little known Calista facts:  she holds a patent for “Utilizing Gross VEhicle Weight to Determine Passenger Numbers” and was also a women’s hockey player while in graduate school. Go Blue!