Key Appointments in the Quantum Computing Industry

Summary: The quantum computing industry is seeing key appointments in various companies as they enter the next phase of growth. Infleqtion has named Alok Gupta as the Chief Financial Officer, the Quantum Algorithms Institute has appointed Dr. Shohini Ghose as the Chief Technology Officer, Qrypt has announced Steve Silberstein joining their Board of Advisors, and Quantum Computing Inc. has added Dr. Javad Shabani to their Technical Advisory Board. These experts bring diverse experience and knowledge to their respective roles, contributing to the advancement and adoption of quantum technologies.

Infleqtion, a company focused on quantum technology, has appointed Alok Gupta as its Chief Financial Officer. With his experience in both manufacturing and financial companies, Gupta will oversee the company’s strategic financial initiatives as it enters its next phase of growth. He has previously held the CFO position at Hyperfine and has worked with notable companies such as Halio, Inc., Mizuho, Standard Chartered Bank, Citi, Honeywell, Northrup Grumman, and Denso.

The Quantum Algorithms Institute (QAI) has named Dr. Shohini Ghose as their Chief Technology Officer. In her new role, Ghose will drive quantum adoption, provide strategic insights, support training and education, and promote equity and inclusivity. She is currently a Professor of Physics and Computer Science at Wilfrid Laurier University and holds the NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (Ontario). Ghose is also a member of the Government of Canada’s Quantum Advisory Council and the author of the book “Her Space, Her Time: How Trailblazing Women Scientists Decoded the Hidden Universe.”

Qrypt, a company specializing in data security, has announced Steve Silberstein joining their Board of Advisors. Silberstein’s extensive experience in financial services, technology, and cybersecurity will help promote Qrypt’s solution for data security to the financial sector. In his role as CEO of FS-ISAC (the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center), Silberstein brings valuable expertise to protect companies from cybersecurity threats. He is also a board member of the International Association for Quantitative Finance and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lally School of Management Leadership Council.

Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI) has expanded its Technical Advisory Board with the addition of Dr. Javad Shabani. As an Associate Professor of Physics and Director of the Center for Quantum Information Physics at New York University, Dr. Shabani will guide the strategic evolution and effective commercialization of QCI’s technology. He has previously been affiliated with renowned institutions such as the City College of New York, University of California Santa Barbara, the California Nanosystems Institute, and Harvard University.

These recent appointments highlight the growing importance of quantum computing in various sectors. With industry experts at the helm, these companies are poised to make significant advancements in quantum technology, data security, and commercialization efforts.

– Infleqtion press release
– Quantum Algorithms Institute news release
– Qrypt press release
– Quantum Computing Inc. news release