Who’s Information: Administration Updates at SandboxAQ, Photonic Inc, Oxford Quantum Circuits, IonQ, QuEra, Quantum Computing Inc, Q-CTRL, and ImpaQT


Chris Bates has joined SandboxAQ as their first Chief Info Safety Officer (CISO). He joined the corporate from Sentinel One the place he was the Chief Safety & Belief Workplace the place he was accountable for all safety elements amongst many different issues. Earlier to that he held positions at Nike, Fidelis Cybersecurity (Basic Dynamics), NuScale Energy, and ACS (Xerox), and consulted for RSA (EMC). At SandboxAQ he shall be accountable for the making certain the safety of the corporate’s knowledge, communications, and intellictual property and likewise to assist advance the corporate’s AQtive Guard cryptography platform with SandboxAQ’s consumer base. A press launch saying his arrival has been posted on the SandboxAQ web site here.

Photonic Inc. has considerably expanded its administration group this yr by bringing in Dr. Chantal Arena as VP of Analysis, Improvement, & Manufacturing for Units., Dr. Klaus Schuegraf as VP of Analysis, Improvement, & Manufacturing for Programs, and Jessica Hodgson as VP, Individuals. Additionally Alison Berg has been named Chief Advertising Officer (CMO) shifting from her earlier function as VP, Individuals & Communications. Dr. Arena joins Photonic from Lawrence Semiconductors the place she was the  Co-chief Govt and Technical Officer. Previous to that she held positions at Array Photonics, Photonitride Units, SOITEC, GaNoTec, ASM, and TEL. Dr. Schuegraf joins the corporate from PsiQuantum the place he was the Senior Vice President of Programs Engineering. Earlier than that he held senior positions at Intel, Cymer, Utilized Supplies,  SanDisk, Cypress Semiconductor and different expertise corporations. Ms. Hodgson is an skilled HR skilled who beforehand was Managing Accomplice at Moonshot Associates that supplied fractional management and consulting companies to SMBs. Earlier than that she has expertise at KPMG Canada, CIBC, Accenture, and different organizations. And Ms. Berg was an unique government group member at Photonic, serving since 2021 as VP Individuals & Communications. As CMO she shall be working to strengthen the Photonic model and the corporate’s positioning. She has earlier expertise at West10 Advertising and Communications, SFU Enterprise Labs, Cray Canada, Redback Networks, and different organizations. A press launch saying these people in addition to different members of the Photonic government group could be discovered here.

Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC) has recruited Michelle Tsang to be their Chief Monetary and Working Officer (CFOO) the place she is going to use her expertise to assist the corporate scale, launch new merchandise, outline organizational construction, and develop technique. Ms. Tsang beforehand was with Contact Surgical procedure the place she was the Chief Finance and Operations Officer. Earlier than that she served in quite a lot of finance associated positions at organizations together with Related World Companies (a part of Dixons Carphone Group), Credit score Suisse First Boston, SBC Warburg, and different corporations. A LinkedIn put up by OQC welcoming her in her new place could be seen here.

IonQ has appointed Peter Chapman as their subsequent Chairman of their Board of Administrators efficient June 5, 2024 and Harry You because the Lead Unbiased Director. Mr. Chapman has been the CEO of IonQ since Could 2019 and can retain that place. Earlier than that he spent a number of years at Amazon as Director of Engineering for Amazon Prime and earlier than that held different government positions at a number of different expertise corporations. He’ll success Craig Barratt who’s the present Chairman of the Board at IonQ. Mr. You is Chairman of the dMY Know-how Group, whose particular acquisition firm dMY III merged with IonQ to make it a public firm. He has beforehand labored with Accenture, EMC, Oracle, and Broadcom and has served as an IonQ director since September 2021. A information launch saying these appointments is out there on the IonQ web site here.

John O’Brien has joined QuEra as Vice President, Engineering. He beforehand spent over 23 years at iRobot as Director of Engineering for his or her built-in robotic programs. A LinkedIn posting saying he has moved to QuEra could be accessed here.

Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI) has appointed Dr. Javad Shabani to their Board of Administrators. Dr. Shabani is an Affiliate Professor of Physics and Director of the Heart for Quantum Info Physics at New York College. He has nice experience in basic quantum supplies and condensed matter physics and has printed over 85 papers on these subjects. As a member of the board he’ll advise the corporate on expertise and product technique. QCI has posted a information launch about Dr. Shabani’s appointment to the board on their web site here.

Q-CTRL has introduced that Vince McBeth has joined the corporate because the Principal Enterprise Improvement & Authorities Engagement (US/UK). He shall be specializing in selling Q-CTRL’s new class of “software-defined” quantum sensors to potential customers within the U.S. and U.Okay. protection sectors. He joined Q-CTRL from Gartner the place he was a companion. And earlier than that he has appreciable expertise within the U.S. authorities and protection organizations serviing as Particular Assistant (Technique) to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Workers, Particular Counsel to the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Particular Assistant to the Vice Chief of Naval Operations for Nationwide Safety Applications, White Home Fellow to the President of america, Administrative Aide and Particular Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy, and several other commanding roles within the U.S. Navy. A press launch from Q-CTRL saying his new function has been posted on the Q-CTRL web site here.

ImpaQT UA, a consortium began by quantum expertise corporations based mostly in Delft, Netherlands, has appointed Andrea G. Rodriguez to the place of Lead. She’s going to assist ImpaQT UA decrease the boundaries to entry for quantum expertise start-ups by serving to to advance seamless integration between the parts and companies of its member corporations. Beforehand she was a Lead Digital Coverage Analyst with the European Coverage Centre and was a researcher and coverage analyst at a number of different European organizations together with CIDOB, Barcelona Centre for Worldwide Affairs. A press launch from ImpaQT UA saying this primary government appointment for the group has been posted on the Delft Circuits web site here.

Could 4, 2024



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