Emil Michael has served as a member of our Board of Directors since May 2023. Mr. Michael has been the Chairman and CEO of M8 Enterprises LLC, a solely-owned consulting and advisory business, since January 2018. From July 2013 to June 2017, Mr. Michael served as the Chief Business Officer of Uber Technologies Inc., a global ride sharing and delivery app. Prior to that, Mr. Michael served as Chief Operating Officer of Klout, a social media analytics company. Before joining Klout, he served as a White House Fellow working for the Secretary of Defense as a Special Assistant. Mr. Michael was also part of the founding team of TellmeNetworks, a speech recognition technology company. He has served on the board of directors of D-Wave Quantum, a publicly-traded quantum computer company, since August 2022 and from October 2020 to August 2022, served as chairman of the board of directors of DPCM Capital, which was a publicly-traded Special Purpose Acquisition Company that acquired D-Wave Quantum. Mr. Michael also serves on the board of several privately held companies and as an advisor or investor to a number of start-up companies. Mr. Michael received his B.A. from Harvard University and his J.D. from Stanford Law School.