Executive Profiles

Richard Boyd, CEO of Tanjo Inc.

Richard Boyd,


Tanjo Inc.

Richard Boyd, CEO of Tanjo Inc.

Richard Boyd holds several positions, including CEO of Tanjo Inc., co-founder and chairman of Ultisim and member of the Geotech Action Council. This North Carolina native has spent his entire professional career helping advance machine learning technology, with an eye on its real-world applications, while helping cultivate the next generation of technology professionals.

At Tanjo, Boyd said he is helping teach people how machine learning and automation are changing their industries, and build solutions that keep organizations ahead of the curve.

Boyd’s LinkedIn profile reveals that over the last 26 years, he has led or helped create some of the most innovative game technology companies in the industry. He has served as a game technology consultant for a wide variety of industries including energy, health care, education and motion pictures.

As an executive for Lockheed Martin, Boyd created and led a group of innovative engineers and designers across all mission areas called Virtual World Labs. He joined the aerospace and defense company in 2007 with the acquisition of 3Dsolve, a North Carolina based computer game technology firm that he founded and led.

Earlier in his career, Boyd was CEO of 3dVillage .com, a spin-out of Virtus Corporation, where he served for a decade on the executive management team that created several pioneering computer gaming companies, including Red Storm Entertainment.

Boyd’s professional specialties include machine learning, virtual worlds, computer gaming, technology in education and simulation in health care.

Boyd obtained his degree in military history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Today, he sits on the Board of Trustees of three academic institutions in his home state and California.

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