Parallel Works is driven by a mission to accelerate innovation
in organizations around the world.


Parallel Works is based on the Swift parallel scripting language, a technology developed by the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory. Our goal is to build a sustainable business that enhances the design, research and development efforts of our customers while supporting the development and innovation of parallel computing technology.


Our Team

Our growing team is comprised of technology, industry and business leaders. We have a laser focus on building tools that improve the accessibility of HPC to accelerate global productivity and innovation.  

Michael Wilde

Michael Wilde
Founder & CEO


Johnny Antos
Business Development Analyst

Matthew Shaxted

Matthew Shaxted
Founder & President


Alvaro Vidal Torreira
Application Development Engineer

Michela Wilde

Michela Wilde
Co-founder, GM & Head of Bus Dev


Marmar Mehrabadi
Application Engineer

We're hiring! 
Help us build the platform for the next generation
of technical & scientific computing


Does big computing excite you? Do you love solving complex technical challenges? Want to help build a transformational platform from the ground up?  We’re looking to grow our early team of technical engineering and sales. 

You can find more information on our open jobs here.


Chicago Skyline

Sweet home, Chicago.

Parallel Works is proud to be a part of the thriving Chicago startup community.

We are based in downtown Chicago at 1871, the bustling center for technology and entrepreneurship. We launched the company through an early investment from the Chicago Innovation Fund and are grateful for the continued support and guidance of those at the Polsky Exchange, 1871, and advisors throughout the Chicago area. We are based in downtown Chicago at 1871, the bustling center for technology and entrepreneurship. 

Parallel Works in the press 

Check out some of the latest press coverage on our launch, and efforts towards our goal of democratizing HPC.

Research institutions that pioneered the use of HPC for top-tier users are well-positioned to widen the market by making their services and products more accessible to SMBs.