Q2B Speakers

DAY ONE

Tuesday – December 7

ROBERT ASHCRAFT

Senior Manager, Open Innovation and Strategy

Samsung Semiconductor

CHRISTOPHER BISHOP

Chief Reinvention Officer

Improvising Careers

JEAN-FRANCOIS BOBIER

Partner & Director

Boston Consulting Group

MICHAEL BRETT

Business Development and Go-To-Market Strategy, Quantum Computing

AWS

SCOTT BUCHHOLZ

U.S. Quantum Computing Lead

Deloitte

PREETI CHALSANI

Director of Industry Partnerships & Deputy Director

Chicago Quantum Exchange & Duality Accelerator

YONATAN COHEN

Chief Technology Officer

Quantum Machines

SCOTT DAVIS

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Vescent Photonics

JACOB DOUGLASS

Technical Business Development Lead

Sandia National Laboratories

CARL DUKATZ

Principal Director &
Quantum Program Lead

Accenture

DUNCAN EARL

President &
Chief Technology Officer

Qubitekk

DOUG FINKE

Publisher & Managing Editor

Quantum Computing Report

TERRILL FRANTZ

Professor of eBusiness
and Cybersecurity

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

YIANNI GAMVROS

Business Development Head

QC Ware

SCOTT GENIN

Head of Materials Discovery

OTI Lumionics

DAN-ADRIAN GERMAN

Acting Organizing Manager & Workforce TAC Chair

Indiana University QSEc & QED-C

ELISKA GREPLOVA

Assistant Professor, Department Quantum Nanoscience at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience

TU Delft

SALVATORE GUARNIERI
Senior Product Manager
Montana Instruments

MICHAEL HAYDUK

Deputy Director, Information Directorate

United States Air Force Research Laboratory

JOAN HOFFMANN

Program Manager, Alternative Computing Paradigms

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

MARK JACKSON

Scientific Lead

Cambridge Quantum Computing

BLAKE JOHNSON

Quantum Platform Lead, IBM Quantum

IBM

MARK JOHNSON

Vice President of Quantum Technologies and Systems Products

D-Wave Systems

DUNCAN JONES

Head of Quantum Cybersecurity

Cambridge Quantum Computing

ROBERT J. JOYNT

Physics & Quantum Computing Masters Program Director

University of Wisconsin at Madison

ELIOT KAPIT

Associate Professor of Physics

Colorado School of Mines

ALEXANDER KEESLING

Chief Executive Officer

QuEra Computing

SHAHIN KHAN

Analyst & Founding Partner

OrionX

ANDRE KONIG

Publisher

Quantum Tech Newsletter

PIOTR KULCZAKOWICZ
Program Manager for Quantum Innovation and Commercialization at the Quantum Startup Foundry

University of Maryland

CATHERINE LEFEBVRE

Innovation Ambassador

M Squared

PAUL LIPMAN

President of Quantum Computing

ColdQuanta

JAY LOWELL

Senior Technical Fellow & Chief Scientist Boeing Disruptive Computing & Networks

Boeing

YVONNE LUTSCH

Investment Principal

Robert Bosch Venture Capital

NAVIN MAHARAJ

Director

Koch Disruptive Technologies

WILLIAM OLIVER

Director of the Center for Quantum Computing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MARTHA PRIMO

Client Services Director

StrategicQC

TIM RAMBO

Scientist

Quantum Opus

KATE ROONEY

Technology Reporter

CNBC

NICHOLAS RUBIN

Research Scientist

Google Quantum AI

DENISE RUFFNER

President

Women in Quantum

MEHRAN SAHAMI

Professor of Computer Science

Stanford University

JAMES SANDERS

Research Analyst, Cloud & Managed Services Transformation

451 Research

DAVID SHAW

Director

Fact Based Insight

ROBERT SIMON

Senior Managing Parter

BDC

MARK SOLOMON

Director of Quantum Sales

IonQ

BOB SORENSEN

Chief Quantum Computing Analyst

Hyperion Research

COREY STAMBURGH

 National Quantum Coordination Officer

White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

DAN STAMPER-KURN

Professor of Physics

University of California
at Berkeley

SAM STANWYCK

Product Manager, Quantum Computing Software

NVIDIA

SOHUM THAKKAR

Quantum Engineer

QC Ware

KATE TIMMERMAN

Executive Director

Chicago Quantum Exchange & Q-NEXT

UMESH VAZIRANI

Professor of Engineering and
Computer Science & Co-Director of the Berkeley Quantum Information and Computation Center

University of California
at Berkeley

BRYAN WALSH

Future Correspondent

Axios

RICHARD WATERS

West Coast Editor

Financial Times

SEAN WEINBERG

Quantum Computing Researcher

QC Ware

DAY TWO

Wednesday – December 8

SERGIO BOIXO

Principal Scientist, Quantum AI

Google Quantum AI

NIELS BULTINK

Chief Executive Officer &
Co-Founder

Qblox

PETER CHAPMAN

President & Chief Executive Officer

IonQ

JOSEPH EMERSON

Quantum Strategy Head

Keysight Technologies

JOE FITZSIMONS

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Horizon Quantum Computing

INDRADEEP GHOSH

Senior Director of Research, Fujitsu Laboratories of America

Fujitsu

ILYAS KHAN

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Cambridge Quantum Computing

MARK JOHNSON

Vice President of Quantum Technologies and Systems Products

D-Wave Systems

JOHN MARTINIS

Senior Consultant, Hardware

Zyphra Technologies

NIR MINERBI

Chief Executive Officer &
Co-Founder

Classiq Technologies

VIDYUT NAWARE

Director, AI Research

PayPal

JOHN PRESKILL

Director of the Institute of Quantum Information and Matter

California Institute of Technology

SIMONE SEVERINI

Director of Quantum Computing

AWS

PETER SHADBOLT

Chief Scientific Officer &
Co-Founder

PsiQuantum

ITAMAR SIVAN

Chief Executive Officer &
Co-Founder

Quantum Machines

TONY UTTLEY

President, Honeywell Quantum Solutions

Honeywell

DAY THREE

Thursday – December 9

SCOTT AARONSON

Director of the Quantum Information Center

University of Texas at Austin

CLENA ABUAN

Digital Science Principal

bp

HARUN BAYRAKTAR

Director of Engineering, Math, and Quantum Computing Libraries

NVIDIA

TOMMASO CALARCO

Director

Quantum Flagship

JOHN CAMPORA

Quantum Compiler Engineer

Honeywell

YUDONG CAO

Chief Technology
Officer

Zapata Computing

JERRY CHOW

Director, Quantum Hardware System Development

IBM

TOBY CUBITT

Director & Co-Founder

Phasecraft

PIERRE DESJARDINS

Chief Executive Officer &
Co-Founder

C12 Quantum Electronics

J. ROMERO FONTALVO

Professional Services Lead

Zapata Computing

CHRISTOPHER GRANADE

Senior Software Engineer

Azure Quantum

LOIC HENRIET

 Quantum Software and Applications Head

PASQAL

JEFF HENSHAW

Director of Azure Quantum Business Development

Microsoft

FREEKE HEIJMAN

Founding Director

Quantum Delta NL

BETTINA HEIM

Principal Engineering Manager

Azure Quantum

JOANNE HEWETT

Deputy Director

Q-NEXT

WILLIAM HUGGINS

Research Scientist

Google Quantum AI

MATTHEW HUTCHINGS

Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder

Seeqc

SONIKA JOHRI

Senior Quantum Applications Research Scientist

IonQ

SARAH KAISER

Quantum Community Lead

Unitary Fund

AMARA KATABARWA

Quantum Application Scientist

Zapata Computing

HELMUT KATZGRABER

Senior Practice Manager

AWS

PAUL KELLY

Chief Operating Officer

NY CREATES

DANIEL KOCH

AFRL Contract Researcher & NRC Postdoctoral Fellow

United States Air Force Research Laboratory

PATTY LEE

Chief Scientist, Honeywell Quantum Solutions

Honeywell

YVONNA YUN LI

Senior Scientist

Roche

TOM LUBINSKI

Chief Software Architect

Quantum Circuits

ANDRE LUCKOW

Head of Emerging Technology

BMW Group

ULRICH MANS

Strategic Partnerships Lead

Quantum Delta NL

CELIA MERZBACHER

QED-C Executive Director

SRI International

JOEL MOORE

Chief Scientist

Quantum Science Center

MARIO MOTTA

Research Staff Member

IBM Research

RICHARD MULLER

Center Deputy

Quantum Systems Accelerator

ENRIQUE LIZASO OLMOS

Chief Executive Officer

Multiverse Computing

SATYAVOLU PAPA RAO

Vice President of Research

NY CREATES

MATT REAGOR

Chief Technology Officer

SQMS

GEORGES–OLIVIER REYMOND

Chief Executive Officer

PASQAL

CIARAN RYAN-ANDERSON

Senior Advanced Physicist, Honeywell Quantum Solutions

Honeywell

NITIN SHARMA

Technical Director of Research, Global Data Science

PayPal

KALAN SNYDER

Director of Software Engineering

Rigetti Computing

SAM STANWYCK

Product Manager, Quantum Computing Software

NVIDIA

BRIAN CHOL SOO STANDEN

Global Head of Next Generation Computing

BASF

UMESH VAZIRANI

Professor of Engineering and
Computer Science & Co-Director of the Berkeley Quantum Information and Computation Center

University of California
at Berkeley

DAVIDE VENTURELLI

Associate Director, Quantum Computing

USRA

TENNIN YAN

Chief Executive Officer

QunaSys

WILLIAM ZENG

Head of Quantum Research

Goldman Sachs

QUNTAO ZHANG

Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Optical Sciences

University of Arizona

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