The Superposition Guy’s Podcast

Yuval Boger, Chief Marketing Officer at QuEra, hosts thought leaders in quantum computing, quantum sensing, and quantum communications to discuss business and technical aspects that impact the quantum ecosystem.

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  • Nikolaj Zinner, co-founder, Chief Quantum Officer, Kvantify

    “Nikolaj Zinner, co-founder of Kvantify, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Kvantify focuses on leveraging quantum computing for real-world applications, notably in optimization and computational drug discovery, through a unique algorithm, fast VQE, that efficiently calculates small molecules. Despite challenges in scaling and skepticism around variational algorithms, Nikolaj is optimistic about the field’s potential. He describes a pragmatic approach to technology selection, anticipates a gradual advancement in quantum computing, potentially marked by breakthroughs in encryption or efficient problem-solving algorithms, and much more. ”

  • Enrique Solano, Daniel Volz, Kipu Quantum

    Daniel Volz and Kike Solano from Kipu Quantum. We discuss their focus on achieving quantum advantage, the significant progress they are seeing, their hardware-dependent approach and application-specific strategies. Daniel and Kike predict that optimization and machine learning will be among the first areas to demonstrate practical quantum advantage, describe their geopolitical approach and much more.

  • MIT iQuHack winners

    A team of undergraduates who excelled at MIT’s Quantum Hackathon are interviewed by Yuval. They discuss their journey, the challenge they tackled—optimizing the “maximum independent set problem” on a quantum computer for machine learning applications—and their personal backgrounds and aspirations in quantum computing. They all exhibit a shared interest in leveraging quantum computing to solve complex problems and reflect on mentorship, teamwork, future career paths, and much more.

  • Enrique Solano, Daniel Volz, Kipu Quantum

    Daniel Volz and Kike Solano from Kipu Quantum. We discuss their focus on achieving quantum advantage, the significant progress they are seeing, their hardware-dependent approach and application-specific strategies. Daniel and Kike predict that optimization and machine learning will be among the first areas to demonstrate practical quantum advantage, describe their geopolitical approach and much more.

  • Florian Neukart, Chief Product Officer, Terra Quantum

    Florian Neukart, Chief Product Officer of Terra Quantum, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Terra Quantum, a company with a broad approach in quantum technologies, focuses on creating diverse products ranging from software to hardware, cryptography, and quantum algorithms. Florian discusses the launch of TQ42, a software platform designed to make quantum computing accessible to both experts and non-experts, and the company’s breakthrough in achieving room-temperature superconductivity in graphite. He addresses the optimization of quantum algorithms for specific machines, the role of hybrid algorithms in AI, the potential of real quantum hardware, and much more.

  • SSH Communications Security with Suvi Lampila and Miikka Sainio

    Suvi Lampila and Miikka Sainio from SSH Communications Security, a European cyber defense company, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. SSH, known for inventing the SSH protocol, focuses on secure communication and access management. They discusses SSH’s efforts in integrating post-quantum cryptography into their products, highlighting the launch of their quantum-safe solutions, elaborate on the challenges of updating operational technology for quantum safety and the importance of pragmatic solutions. They emphasize the need for market education on PQ, the urgency of preparing for quantum threats, their concerns about the future impact of quantum computing on security, and much more

  • Niccolo Somaschi, CEO, Quandela

    “Niccolo Somaschi, CEO of Quandela, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Niccolo describes the company’s approach to quantum computing, emphasizing the use of photonics and semiconductor technologies to manipulate photonic qubits. He highlights Quandela’s focus on building commercially useful quantum computers, the development of a unique programming framework for transforming gate-based circuits into photonic operations, the deployment of their 6-qubit processor, the challenges for scaling photonic quantum computers, and much more. ”

  • Optical atomic clocks with Judith Olson, Infleqtion

    Judith Olson, a specialist in optical atomic clocks from Infleqtion, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. They discuss the advancements in timekeeping technology, highlighting the role of optical atomic clocks in scientific research, GPS, and telecommunications, particularly for 5G and 6G networks. They cover challenges in clock synchronization and the push towards miniaturization for wider application, the size, weight and cost of clocks, and much more.

  • Andrei Dragomir, co-founder and CEO of Aquark Technologies

    Andrei Dragomir, CEO of Aquark Technologies, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. His company, emerging from the University of Southampton, focuses on miniaturizing quantum devices, particularly for sensing applications, aiming to transform room-sized quantum systems into mobile phone-sized units. Aquark is also part of NATO Diana accelerator and is pioneering in enhancing the practicality and robustness of quantum sensors. Andrei highlights their recent airborne experiment, describes what keeps him up at night, and much more.

  • Chris Ballance, co-founder and CEO of Oxford Ionics

    Chris Ballance, co-founder and CEO of Oxford Ionics, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Chris describes their unique trapped ion quantum computers using integrated electronics for scalability and low error rates. They cover development plans, including plans for scaling up to 50-100 qubit systems and the development roadmap towards a 256-qubit device. Chris and Yuval also discuss error correction, market strategy, misconceptions about trapped ions, and much more.

  • Cathal Mahon, DeepTech Lab Quantum

    Cathal Mahon, Chief Business Officer of DeepTech Lab Quantum, Denmark. Cathal describes the lab’s initial program, part of the NATO-initiated DIANA initiative, which concentrates on startups in secure information sharing, sensing, and surveillance. He discusses the emphasis on the intersection of quantum technology and life sciences, reflecting Denmark’s strengths in these fields, future goals, and much more.

  • Ryan Lafler, President and CTO, Quantum Corridor

    Ryan Lafler, President and CTO of Quantum Corridor, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Ryan highlights Quantum Corridor’s development of a 12-mile fiber network in the Midwest, designed for quantum and classical computing. The network, connecting major data centers, focuses on quantum communications and research, with a capacity of 40 terabits per second. Ryan discusses collaborations, such as with Toshiba Systems for quantum key distribution, emphasizes the strategic importance of the Midwest location, notes the project’s governmental support and its role in advancing global quantum technology competitiveness, and much more.

  • Nathan Shammah, CTO of the Unitary Fund

    Nathan Shammah, CTO of the Unitary Fund, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Nathan discusses the non-profit’s evolution from focusing on software to hardware in quantum technologies, their Mitiq project for error mitigation in quantum computing, and the fund’s success in establishing a new research institute and promoting open-source quantum technology. Nathan also muses on a potential breakthrough moment for quantum technology, discusses open-source hardware projects, and much more.

  • Matt Martin, Managing Director of Oxford Instruments Nanoscience

    Matt Martin, Managing Director of Oxford Instruments Nanoscience is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Matt discusses his company’s focus on dilution refrigerators for quantum computing, the differentiation between different refrigerators, modular designs, and scalability considerations. We also cover service, maintenance aspects, recent developments, and much more./

  • Alexandra Beckstein, CEO of QAI Ventures, and Damir Bogdan, CEO of Quantum Basel

    Alexandra Beckstein, CEO of QAI Ventures, and Damir Bogdan, CEO of Quantum Basel, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. Alexandra and Damir describe the Basel ecosystem, their privately-funded accelerator program, and efforts to promote deindustrialization in Switzerland through technology and sustainability. They also describe quantum computer installations in Basel, the efforts to democratize quantum technology, the challenges in rapid development and global collaboration, and much more.

  • Jack Krupansky, a Long-time Observer of the Quantum Computing Industry

    Jack Krupansky, a long-time observer of the quantum computing industry, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Jack rates the quantum progress in 2023, revisits his Christmas wish for 48 fully-connected qubits, discusses whether quantum computing is an industry or a sector, provides advice for those entering quantum, discusses his definition of a quantum ChatGPT moment, and much more.

  • Joe Fitzsimons, CEO of Horizon Quantum Computing

    Joe Fitzsimons, CEO of Horizon Quantum Computing, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Joe describes the company’s approach of building software development tools that aim to accelerate classical code and make it run more efficiently on quantum hardware. They discuss the advantages and disadvantages of abstraction layers, the potential for quantum computing in chemistry, and much more.

  • Denise Ruffner, President of Diversity in Quantum

    Denise Ruffner, president of Diversity in Quantum, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. They discuss Denise’s path in quantum starting at IBM, the “Diversity in Quantum” initiative that she is leading, the current state of the quantum industry, including device sales, software infrastructure, and customer education, where the money is, and much more.

  • Earl Campbell, VP of Quantum Science at Riverlane

    Earl Campbell, VP of Quantum Science at Riverlane, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Earl and Yuval discuss the challenges and solutions in making quantum computing practical, including creating reliable qubits in large numbers and managing noise as systems scale. Earl emphasizes that the number of physical qubits needed for a logical qubit varies based on error rates and the type of error correction code used. He notes his belief about upcoming breakthroughs in the industry and much more.

  • Professor Misha Lukin (Harvard), Dolev Bluvstein (Harvard), and Harry Zhou (Harvard and QuEra)

    Professor Misha Lukin (Harvard), Dolev Bluvstein (Harvard), and Harry Zhou (Harvard and QuEra) are interviewed by Yuval Boger. They discuss their recent Harvard-led work in quantum error correction, published in Nature, highlighting the evolution from physical to logical qubits and the realization of up to 48 logical qubits. The authors emphasize the significance of error correction in maintaining quantum states in large systems. They discuss using neutral atoms and optical tweezers in their experiments, the scalability of their methods, and the potential for practical applications. The conversation touches on future directions and much more.

  • Charles Roques-Carmes, a Science Fellow at Stanford University

    Charles Roques-Carmes, a Science Fellow at Stanford University, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Charles discusses his work on using optical parametric oscillators as a form of random number generator with controllable bias. He elaborates on the potential applications of this technology in trainable randomness for Bayesian neural networks and logistics planning, previews the next steps for this research, and much more.

  • Matt Versaggi, a Senior Leader in the AI Space

    Matt Versaggi, a senior leader in the AI space, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Matt discusses his grassroots approach to integrating quantum technology in healthcare, emphasizing the need for educational programs and patenting initiatives. He also shares insights into the role of quantum business strategists, who can offer cost-effective, timely advice to organizations. Matt also highlights the geopolitical tussle between the United States and China in the quantum space, stressing its impact on the rate of technological maturity.

  • Anna Knörr and Rodrigo Bravo, co-founders of the Quantum Ethics Project

    Anna Knörr and Rodrigo Bravo, co-founders of the Quantum Ethics Project, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. They discuss the project’s origins in addressing the ethical implications of quantum technologies and explore the unique ethical challenges that quantum technologies pose, including issues related to dual-use applications and responsible research. They touch on the potential for international cooperation in quantum ethics, Anna’s and Rodrigo’s hopes for a future where ethical considerations are integrated into the development of quantum technology.

  • Sean Sullivan and Manish Singh, Co-founders of MemQ

    Sean Sullivan and Manish Singh, co-founders of MemQ, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. Sean and Manish discuss their company’s goal of developing a platform that is native to silicon for rare earth ion-based qubits with a focus on quantum communications, the need for quantum repeaters to extend quantum information transmission distances, the potential use cases for memQ’s technology, compatibility with existing telecom infrastructure, scalability challenges, and much more.

  • Marcin Dukalski of the Aramco Research Center

    Marcin Dukalski, of the Aramco Research Center, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Marcin discusses his team’s focus on advanced computing for Aramco’s upstream business. He elaborates on the computationally intensive nature of subsurface imaging and how they are working to make it more manageable through quantum computing. He envisions a hybrid approach, combining quantum and classical computing, for the foreseeable future. By the end of the year, he expects end-users at Aramco to begin solving shallow subsurface anomaly estimation problems using quantum computers.

  • Kanav Setia, Co-founder and CEO of QBraid

    Kanav Setia, the co-founder and CEO of QBraid, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Qbraid is a one-stop platform that allows users to access various quantum software and hardware solutions. Kanav and Yuval discuss the benefits of QBraid for both beginners and advanced users, the company’s plans for future development, the potential for high-level programming languages and API-based solutions, and much more.

  • Ish Dhand, CEO and Co-founder of QC Design

    Ish Dhand, CEO and co-founder of QC Design, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. They discuss the company’s focus on advancing fault tolerance in quantum computing, their architectures and software tools to help manufacturers build scalable and reliable quantum computers. We talk about their “blueprints” for building fault-tolerant systems, the “boosts” to improve existing hardware, and much more.

  • Rebecca Krauthamer, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at QuSecure

    Rebecca Krauthamer, co-founder and Chief Product Officer at QuSecure, a company focusing on addressing the quantum security threat, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Rebecca and Yuval discuss QuSecure’s products that help organizations adopt post-quantum cryptography without needing to rip-and-replace existing infrastructure, ethical considerations in quantum technology, and much more.

  • Tommaso Demarie, CEO and Co-founder of Entropica Labs

    Tommaso Demarie, CEO and co-founder of Entropica Labs, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Tommaso and Yuval discuss Entropica Labs’ focus on quantum computing middleware, aiming to support fault-tolerant quantum error correction, their software development tools, potential timelines for quantum computing advancements, and much more.

  • André König, CEO of Global Quantum Intelligence (GQI)

    André König, CEO of Global Quantum Intelligence (GQI), is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Andre and Yuval discuss the increasing global interest in quantum technologies, the challenges of scaling and commercialization, and the evolving investment landscape. He also touches on the complexities of geopolitical strategies, including export and import controls, the rise of “quantum nationalism”, the need for startups to focus on specific use cases while also dreaming big, and much more.

  • Brian Miles, Cybersecurity Expert at AT&T

    Brian Miles, a cybersecurity expert at AT&T, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Brian and Yuval discuss AT&T’s Quantum Security program. AT&T aims to be “quantum ready” by 2025, meaning they will understand the security gaps posed by quantum computers, have mitigation strategies, security policies, and a security architecture in place. Brian emphasizes the importance of awareness and education about quantum computing, the potential for quantum-enabled services for customers, the ongoing risk of quantum attacks, and much more.

  • Carmen Recio and Sergio Gago, from Moody’s Analytics

    Carmen Recio and Sergio Gago, from Moody’s Analytics, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. They discuss the intersection of quantum and AI, the importance of quantum computing in financial risk modeling, machine learning, and optimization, the need for businesses to stay ahead of the curve by understanding how quantum computing integrates into existing processes, Moody’s role in bridging the gap between quantum companies and end-users, and much more.

  • Will Oliver, a Professor at MIT, and Steve Suarez, an Innovation Advisor and CEO of HorizonX Consulting

    Will Oliver, a professor at MIT, and Steve Suarez, an innovation advisor and CEO of HorizonX Consulting. are interviewed by Yuval Boger. Will elaborates on the challenges and opportunities in quantum computing, particularly the need for 3D integration to efficiently control large arrays of qubits. Steve shares his journey into quantum computing and his advice to innovation leaders. They then discuss quantum’s current state and future prospects, the intersection of quantum computing with AI, the role of cloud-based quantum services, and much more.

  • Ramy Shelbaya, Co-founder and CEO of Quantum Dice

    Ramy Shelbaya, the co-founder and CEO of Quantum Dice, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Ramy and I discuss their encryption key generation approach using quantum technology, randomness self-verification, how their technology interfaces with cybersecurity products, the potential for keys on the cloud, and much more.

  • Esperanza Cuenca Gomez, the Head of Strategy and Outreach at Multiverse Computing

    Esperanza Cuenca Gomez, the head of strategy and outreach at Multiverse Computing, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Esperanza and Yuval discuss the company’s focus on practical applications of quantum and quantum-inspired software to solve real-world problems, what types of inquiries they have been getting in recent months, the ethical implications of quantum, and much more.

  • Murray Thom, Vice President of Quantum Business Innovation at D-Wave Systems – Moving Quantum to Production

    Murray Thom, Vice President of Quantum Business Innovation at D-Wave Systems is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Murray and Yuval discuss D-Wave case studies, why customers move or don’t move to production, their future gate-based machine, the applicability of annealers to machine learning, quantum-inspired solutions, and much more.

  • Denis Mandich, CTO of Qrypt – Post Quantum Encryption

    Denis Mandich, CTO of Qrypt, a post-quantum encryption systems company, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Denis and Yuval talk about Qrypt’s unique approach to security that replaces key distribution with key generation at the endpoints, implemented via software, how their solution works for air-gapped devices, their price structure, the human right to privacy, and much more.

  • Clarice Aiello, a UCLA Electrical Engineering Faculty Member, on Quantum Biology

    Clarice Aiello, a UCLA electrical engineering faculty member, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Clarice and Yuval talk about her work in quantum biology, nature-made quantum sensors and their potential macroscopic biological impacts. They also explore the possible influence of weak magnetic fields on cellular function, a future where personalized magnetic fields could be used for specific health needs, and much more

  • Niko Mohr, Global Leader of McKinsey’s Quantum Technology Practice

    Niko Mohr, global leader of McKinsey’s quantum technology practice, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Niko provides an overview of the findings from McKinsey’s annual Quantum Monitor report, highlighting the sustained intensity of investments in quantum technology and the existing talent gap in the field. He delves into the strategic implications of quantum technology across industries, discusses his perspective on the hype and reality of quantum technology, and much more.

  • Neil Abroug, Head of the French Quantum Strategy

    Neil Abroug, head of the French Quantum Strategy, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Neil and Yuval discuss the focus on this national strategy, how it differs from other European programs, how US companies can participate in the ecosystem, his view of workforce development, and much more.

  • Josh Savory, Product Launch Manager at Quantinuum

    Josh Savory, product launch manager at Quantinuum, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Josh and Yuval spoke about their recent H2 system launch,GHZ and non-abelian topological states, what the H2 launch means for customers, whether 32 qubits are more useful than 400+ qubits, and much more.

  • Elham Kashefi, Chief Scientist of the UK National Quantum Computing Center

    Elham Kashefi, Chief Scientist of the UK National Quantum Computing Center, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Elham and Yuval discuss the history and future of this national strategy, the new Quantum Solutions Lab, quantum-inspired algorithms, what blind quantum computing is, and much more.

  • Quantum application development with Roman Orus, founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Multiverse Computing

    Summary Roman Orus, founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Multiverse Computing is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Roman and Yuval spoke about developing quantum applications for customers, whether the right solution for the customer comes from a vertical-specific company or a quantum-centric company, their operating philosophy, and much more.

  • Quantum Solutions with Helmut Katzgraber, Global Practice Lead – Amazon Quantum Solutions Lab

    Summary Helmut Katzgraber, Global Practice Lead at the Amazon Quantum Solutions Lab, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Helmut and Yuval discuss the process by which the Quantum Solution Lab helps customers, successful projects with BMW and Goldman Sachs, advice for customers thinking about such projects, and much more.

  • Quantum control of qubits with Niels Bultink, founder and CEO of Qblox

    Summary Niels Bultink, founder and CEO of Qblox, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Niels and Yuval talk about quantum control of qubits, scaling up to thousands of qubits, qubit crosstalk, the Dutch quantum ecosystem and much more.

  • Quantum in the broader context of enterprise IT, with Heather West, Research Manager, IDC

    Summary Heather West, a research manager at IDC, focusing on quantum computing, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Heather and Yuval talk about where quantum computing is prioritized relative to over enterprise IT opportunities, the potential integration of quantum into the HPC data centers, full-stack vs. best-of-breed vendor selection and much more. Listen below, or get […]

  • Quantum benchmarks with Tom Lubinski, Chief Software Architect for Quantum Circuits, Matt Langione, a partner at the Boston Consulting Group, and Pranav Gokhale, VP of Software at Infleqtion

    Summary Tom Lubinski, Chief Software Architect for Quantum Circuits, Matt Langione, a partner at the Boston Consulting Group, and Pranav Gokhale, VP of Software at Infleqtion, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. Tom, Matt, Pranav and Yuval talk about quantum benchmarking – why benchmarks are important, what types of benchmarks exist, whether end-users should care, standardization […]

  • Quantum error correction with Michael Biercuk, CEO of Q-Ctrl

    Summary Michael Biercuk, CEO and founder of Q-Ctrl, a company that makes infrastructure software towards making quantum technology useful, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Michael and Yuval talk about quantum control, a discipline that helps stabilize unstable systems, its application to quantum computers and quantum sensors, Q-Ctrl’s educational software, and much more. Get the full […]

  • Quantum scaling and production with Peter Chapman, CEO of IonQ

    Summary Peter Chapman, CEO of IonQ, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Peter and Yuval discuss IonQ’s plans to scale their computers and deliver business value, the best application-development partners for quantum customers, IonQ’s new quantum manufacturing facility, his hiring philosophy, and much more. Get the full transcript on the Quantum Computing Report site

  • Silicon-based quantum computers with Andrew Dzurak, founder and CEO of Diraq

    Summary Andrew Dzurak, founder and CEO of Diraq, a company developing silicon-based quantum computers built with existing chip fabrication technology, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Andrew and Yuval talk about the merits of their technology, the reason many companies have taken alternative approaches, when silicon dot computers will be available, a hypothetical dinner with Paul […]

  • The state of quantum with Jean-Francois Bobier, Partner, and Director at BCG

    Summary Jean-Francois Bobier, Partner and Director at the Boston Consulting Group, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Jean-Francois and Yuval talk about a wide range of subjects, including HPC integration, venture capital investment advice, enterprise projects in quantum computing and quantum security, and much more. Read the full transcript on the Quantum Computing Report site

  • Quantum Monte Carlo with Gustavo Ordoñez of Moody’s Analytics, Giorgios Korpas of HSBC, and Iordanis Kerenidis of QCWare

    Summary Three experts in quantum Monte Carlo: Quantum Monte Carlo with Gustavo Ordoñez of Moody’s Analytics, Giorgios Korpas of HSBC, and Iordanis Kerenidis of QCWare, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. They talk about what quantum Monte Carlo is, the difference from classical Monte Carlo, how soon before it becomes a production-ready algorithm, and much more. […]

  • Optical interconnects for QPUs with Aharon Brodutch and Ilia Khait, co-founders of Entangled Network

    Summary Aharon Brodutch and Ilia Khait, co-founders of Entangled Networks, a company building an optical interconnect between QPUs are interviewed by Yuval Boger. Aharon, Ilia, and Yuval talk about the efforts required to scale up quantum processors, their optimizing compiler, building a distributed quantum computer, and much more.

  • Transforming standard networks into quantum secure ones with Noel Goddard, CEO of Qunnect

    Summary Noel Goddard, CEO of Qunnect, a hardware company working to transform standard telecom networks into quantum secure communication networks is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Noel and Yuval spoke about 1st and 2nd-generation quantum secure networks, what one would need to do to create a secure link between Chicago and New York, the intersection of […]

  • Chip-scale quantum photonocs with Wil Oxford, founder and CEO of Anametric

    Summary Wil Oxford, founder and CEO of Anametric, a company developing new technologies for chip-scale quantum photonics, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Wil and Yuval spoke about Anametric’s initial cybersecurity focus, why QKD is not a popular word in Washington DC, why the US Air Force is interested in Anametric’s products, and much more. Read […]

  • Building a machine-learning physicist with Shai Machnes, CEO of Qruise

    Summary Shai Machnes, CEO of Qruise, a company developing a machine-learning physicist, which is software that can automate the work of physicists building quantum computers, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Shai and Yuval talk about the genesis of his company, the repetitive tasks that their software can automate, how smart the software can become and […]

  • Quantum computers with cat qubits with Théau Peronnin, CEO and co-founder of Alice and Bob

    Summary Théau Peronnin, CEO and co-founder of Alice and Bob, a company making fault-tolerant quantum computers using cat qubits, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Theau and Yuval talk about what cat qubits are, why they protect against bit-flip errors, the kind of software that will be required to take advantage of these new machines, and […]

  • The new Center for Quantum Technologies with site leaders from Purdue, Indiana University and Notre Dame

    Summary Prof. Peter Kogge from Notre Dame, Prof. Geraldo Ortiz from Indiana University and Dr. David Stewart, managing director of the Purdue quantum science and engineering institute, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. They talk about the new Center for Quantum Technologies, a multi-site NSF-funded research center, which commercial sponsors are participating in the center and […]

  • Accelerating the delivery of quantum advantage with Daniel Volz, co-founder and CEO of Kipu Quantum

    Summary Daniel Volz, co-founder and CEO of Kipu Quantum, a software company working to accelerate the delivery of quantum advantage, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Daniel and Yuval talk about what Daniel learned about quantum at McKinsey and BASF, their optimized approach to quantum algorithms, the expected timescale for quantum advantage, and much more. Access […]

  • Analog quantum computation on neutral atom computers with Alex Keesling and Nate Gemelke of QuEra

    Summary Alex Keesling, CEO, and Nate Gemekle, CTO of QuEra, a company building quantum computers based on neutral atoms with a unique analog quantum computation mode, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. Alex, Nate, and Yuval discuss why QuEra chose a different path toward universal, fault-tolerant quantum computers, the significance of recent qubit shuttling experiments, what […]

  • Bringing quantum to life and to life sciences with Sabrina Maniscalco, co-founder and CEO of Algorithmiq

    Summary Sabrina Maniscalco, co-founder and CEO of Algorithmiq, a company that is bringing quantum to life and to life sciences, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Sabrina and Yuval talk about Algorithmiq’s approach to achieving quantum advantage for life science applications using NISQ-era gate-based machines, her prediction for when quantum advantage will be achieved, the journey […]

  • Carbon nanotubes and custom chips for quantum computers with Pierre Desjardins, co-founder and CEO of C12 Quantum Electronics

    Summary Pierre Desjardins, co-founder and CEO of C12 Quantum Electronics, a company using carbon nanotubes to create a new quantum architecture, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Pierre and Yuval talk about C12’s unique technology, what carbon nanotubes are, designing custom application-specific quantum chips, and much more. Read the full transcript on the Quantum Computing Report

  • Optimizing Compilers and Quantum Error Correction with Mark Jackson, Senior Evangelist at Quantinuum

    Summary Mark Jackson, senior quantum evangelist at Quantinuum, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Mark and Yuval talk about optimizing compilers, quantum error correction news, whether customers prefer shrink-wrapped quantum software, and much more. Read the full transcript on The Quantum Computing Report

  • Single-photon sources and their applications with Max Sich, co-founder and CEO of Aegiq

    Summary Max Sich, co-founder and CEO of Aegiq, a quantum photonics company, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Max and Yuval talk about Aegiq’s first product, a single-photon source, and its potential applications, their business model, the impact of governments in quantum – beyond funding – and much more. Read the full transcript on the Quantum […]

  • TSP solutions and benchmarking with Murray Thom, VP of Product Management at D-Wave, Sam Lorenzo CEO at InspirationQ and Sergio Gago, Managing Director – Quantum Computing at Moody’s Analytics

    Summary Murray Thom, VP of Product Management at D-Wave, Sam Lorenzo, CEO at InspirationQ, and Sergio Gago, Managing Director – Quantum Computing at Moody’s Analytics, are interviewed by Yuval Boger. Murray, Sam, Sergio, and Yuval discuss quantum and non-quantum approaches to solving the Travelling Salesperson Problem, benchmarking for TSP, how companies should approach optimization problems, […]

  • Analog quantum computers and online gaming, with Aurelie Helouis, founder and CEO of InfinityQ Technologies

    Summary Aurelie Helouis, founder and CEO of InfinityQ Technologies, developer of an analog quantum computer, is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Aurelie and Yuval talk about the types of problems that such a computer can solve, a unique application in the world of online gaming, and much more. Read the full transcript on the Quantum Computing […]

  • Q2B, Quantum IP and Software Benchmarking with Yianni Gamvros, Head of Business Development at QCWare

    Summary Yianni Gamvros, Head of Business Development at QCWare is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Yianni and Yuval talk about Q2B, the annual trade show that QCWare produces, intellectual property ownership when providing professional services, the importance of investments in software benchmarking, and much more. Read the full transcript on the Quantum Computing Report site

  • PQC, QKD, Quantum networks and testbeds, with John Prisco, President and CEO of Safe Quantum

    Summary John Prisco, President and CEO of Safe Quantum, a quantum security consulting firm is interviewed by Yuval Boger. John and Yuval talk about the maturity of PQC, QKD, quantum networks, and their timing overlap, national and international testbeds for quantum security, successful case studies and more. Read the full transcript on the Quantum Computing […]

  • Full-stack quantum computing with Alireza Najafi-Yazdi, CEO of Anyon Systems

    Summary Alireza Najafi-Yazdi, founder and CEO at Anyon Systems is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Alireza and Yuval talk about Alireza’s full-stack quantum computer company that tackles everything from cryogenics to qubits to software, how to keep quantum computers running without attaching a technician to them, and much more. The full transcript is available on the […]

  • Quantum Computing for Mathematica with Mads Bahrami, Manager of Educational Programs and Quantum Projects at Wolfram

    Summary Mads Bahrami, Manager of Educational Programs and Quantum Projects at Wolfram is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Mads and Yuval talk about the quantum capabilities of Mathematica, the types of users that might find it interesting, the difference between Mathematica and Qiskit as it relates to quantum computing, and much more. The full transcript is […]

  • “Taking a break from Quantum Computing” with Jack Krupansky, freelance consultant

    Summary Jack Krupansky occupies a unique place in the quantum community. Since 2018, as a non-affiliated observer, he wrote dozens of highly-detailed informal papers exploring various aspects of quantum computing. He recently announced that his five-year immersion in quantum computing is ending, and I was curious to know why. Though Jack shies away from microphones (at least from […]

  • Experimentation with Amazon Braket with Alex Khan, Quantum Computing Entrepreneur and CEO of ZebraKet

    Summary Alex Khan, Quantum Computing Entrepreneur and CEO of ZebraKet is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Alex and Yuval talk about Alex’s book “Quantum Computing Experimentation with Amazon Braket,” his experience working with different hardware and software packages on Braket, the best way for optimization experts to get into quantum computing, and much more.

  • “Are we there yet?” with Bob Sutor, VP of Corporate Development at ColdQuanta

    Summary Dr. Bob Sutor, VP of Corporate Development at ColdQuanta is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Bob spoke about leaving IBM, what he has learned about the quantum market in the past year, whether quantum sensors will become mainstream before quantum computing, and much more.

  • Coaxmons and superconducting qubits with Simon Phillips, CTO of Oxford Quantum Circuits

    Summary Simon Phillips, Chief Technology Officer at Oxford Quantum Circuits is interviewed by Yuval Boger. Simon and Yuval talk about OQC’s unique approach to building quantum computers using superconductors, why OQC’s quantum computer is online just some of the time, Simon’s journey from gaming to quantum computing, and much more. 

  • Quantum-safe cybersecurity with Michele Mosca, founder, President and CEO of EvolutionQ

    Summary Michele Mosca, founder, President, and CEO of EvolutionQ, a quantum-safe cybersecurity company is interviewed by Yuval Boger. They talk about Post-quantum cryptography and quantum key distributions, the timeline for hardening a company’s infrastructure, standards organizations, and much more.

  • Teaching Qubits to Sing with Prof. Eduardo Miranda and Brian Siegelwax

    Summary Yuval Boger interviews Prof. Eduardo Miranda and Brian Siegelwax, authors of “Teaching Qubits to Sing: Mission Impossible?”, a fascinating work about creating music with quantum computers. They talk about how the program works, their plans for future work, finishing Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony, and much more. 


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