Chris Schnabel

VP Product
Chris Schnabel
MS Electrical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
13 issued US patents
15+ published works


As the VP of Product for Qrypt, Chris formulates the product roadmap to address the world’s threats to privacy and security. He has an extensive background in technology, engineering, and defining and executing strategy - and holds strong beliefs in the value of design, understanding the market, and solving users’ problems.

Prior to Qrypt, Chris spent 20 years at IBM most recently as Director of Product for IBM Quantum building the product management, design and data analytics team and capabilities. During this time IBM launched and maintained the world’s first quantum commercial services. Prior to quantum computing, he has had a variety of experiences spanning IT infrastructure strategy, establishing digital routes-to-market, as well as in semiconductor development.