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Podcast Profile: The Qubit Guy's Podcast

podcast imageTwitter: @QubitGuy (followed by 0 accounts on physicist, mathematician, and astronomer lists)
Site: www.classiq.io
48 episodes
2021 to present
Average episode: 22 minutes
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Categories: Physics • Quantum Computing

Podcaster's summary: The Qubit Guy (CMO of Classiq, https://www.classiq.io) hosts thought leaders in quantum computing to discuss business and technical questions that impact the quantum computing ecosystem

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List Updated: 2022-Jun-29 11:52 UTC. Episodes: 48. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2022-Jun-22 • 27 minutes
Christophe Jurczaj, Founder and Partner at Quantonation
My guest today is Christophe Jurczak, founder and partner at Quantonation, a quantum-focused venture capital firm. We spoke about his investment strategy, what he sees from his position as a Board member, vertical integration, and much more.
2022-Jun-15 • 22 minutes
Chris Ferrie, Prolific Author and Professor
My guest today is Chris Ferrie, an associate professor of physics at the University of Technology, Sydney and a prolific author of books teaching scientific concepts to children. Chris and I spoke about whether qubits spin the other way in Australia, his teaching and research interests, the quantum ecosystem in Australia and more.
2022-Jun-08 • 16 minutes
Anisha Musti, Founder and CEO of Q-munity
My guest today is Anisha Musti, a 16-year old high school student, founder and CEO of Q-munity, building the next generation of the quantum workforce. Anisha and I talk about the best age to start teaching quantum computing, what’s missing in building a quantum workforce, and much more.
2022-Jun-01 • 22 minutes
Olivier Ezratty, Author and Consultant
My guest today is Olivier Ezratty, a prolific author and consultant. Olivier and I speak about the risks and rewards of hype in quantum, the difference between the German and French quantum ecosystems, full-stack vendors and more.
2022-May-25 • 20 minutes
James Sanders, 451
My guest today is James Sanders, Cloud and Quantum Analyst at 451 research. We spoke about co-locating quantum and classical computers in the data centers, quantum hype, the five tenors of quantum analysts and much more.
2022-May-18 • 20 minutes
Steve Flinter, Mastercard
My guest today is Steve Flinter, Vice President, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Mastercard Labs. Steve and I talk about specific quantum applications that Mastercard is exploring, and how they are different than the typical financial services firm, what’s holding them back from moving to production, and much more.
2022-May-11 • 26 minutes
Matt Langione, Partner at Boston Consulting Group
My guest today is Matt Langione, a partner at the Boston Consulting Group, and the North American lead in their deep tech mission. We spoke about the advice he gives to enterprises, VCs and quantum vendors, how BCG’s thinking about popular quantum computing applications has evolved recently, and much more.
2022-May-04 • 24 minutes
Matt Versaggi, Senior Director of AI and Cognitive Technology at Optum Technology
My guest today is Matt Versaggi, Senior Director of AI and Cognitive Technology at Optum Technology, which is part of United Health Group. Matt and I talk about why a health insurance provider is exploring quantum computing, about building internal support inside a 350,000-people organization, and much more.
2022-Apr-27 • 24 minutes
Eduardo Miranda, Composer and Professor of Music
My guest today is Eduardo Miranda, Composer and Professor of Music at the University of Plymouth. We talk about what quantum music is, how quantum computers help in composing and performing music, how to turn my violin into a Stradivarius, and much more.
2022-Apr-20 • 24 minutes
Florian Neukart, Chief Product Officer at Terra Quantum AG
My guest today is Florian Neukart, Chief Product Officer at Terra Quantum AG. Florian and I talk about their hybrid quantum/classical cloud and how it is different than quantum offerings of traditional cloud vendors, about his departure from Volkswagen, and much more.
2022-Apr-13 • 19 minutes
Nicole Yunger Halpern, QuICS Physicist
My guest today is Nicole Yunger Halpern, a QuICS physicist and adjunct assistant professor at the University of Maryland. Nicole is also the author of a new book “Quantum Steampunk: The Physics of Yesterday’s tomorrow”. Nicole and I discuss her book, quantum thermodynamics, whether being a woman helped or hurt her career, and much more.
2022-Apr-06 • 21 minutes
Connor Teague, President at Quantum Futures
My guest today is Connor Teague, President at Quantum Futures, a quantum computing talent agency. Connor and I talk about the shortage in quantum talent, when should employees apply for a job, what should students to do prepare themselves for the quantum market, and much more.
2022-Mar-30 • 17 minutes
Tom Wong, author and quantum information scientist
My guest today is Tom Wong, physicist, quantum information scientist and author of the new book: “Introduction to classical and quantum computing”. Tom and I talk about teaching quantum computing to high school and undergraduate college students, about his cutting-edge research in quantum algorithms, and much more. 
2022-Mar-23 • 16 minutes
Sam Stanwyck, Quantum Computing Software Manager at NVIDIA
My guest today is Sam Stanwyck, Senior Product Manager for Quantum Computing at NVIDIA. Sam and I spoke about NVIDIA’s foray into quantum computing, whether their simulator would become obsolete when larger quantum computers are launched, new enterprise computing architectures and much more.
2022-Mar-16 • 22 minutes
Adm. Mike Rogers, Former Director of the National Security Agency
My guest today is Admiral Michael Rogers, a retired 4-star general, former director of the National Security Agency and commander of the US Cyber command. We spoke about the geopolitical implications of the quantum arms race, the dark side and upside of quantum computing and much more.
2022-Mar-09 • 26 minutes
David Shaw, Director at Fact-based Insight
My guest today is David Shaw, Director at Fact-based Insight, a quantum analyst company. David and I talk about how to best counter China’s quantum strategy, the role of consultants in creating and implementing a quantum computing roadmap, hardware elasticity, and much more.
2022-Mar-02 • 18 minutes
Shahar Keinan, CEO, Polaris Quantum Biotech
My guest today is Shahar Keinan, co-founder and CEO of Polaris Quantum Biotech, a drug discovery firm that leverages quantum computing to find compounds to treat and cure diseases. We talk about the quantum drug discovery process, their desire to use gate-based quantum computers, whether they can find better COVID therapy, and much more. 
2022-Feb-23 • 18 minutes
Russ Fein, Managing Director at Corporate Fuel Partners
My guest today is My guest today is Russ Fein, Managing Director at Corporate Fuel Partners, a private equity firm. Russ and I talk about vertical integration in the quantum computing space, about what gets lost in translation between business executives and engineers, and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2022-Feb-16 • 26 minutes
Amir Naveh, co-founder and Head of Algorithms, Classiq
My guest today is Amir Naveh, co-founder and Head of Algorithms at Classiq. Amir and I talk about his vision for Classiq, new types of quantum algorithms, whether circuit optimization is important in the long run, and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2022-Feb-09 • 22 minutes
Trevor Lanting, D-Wave
My guest today is Trevor Lanting, Director of Science at D-Wave Systems. Trevor and I discuss what quantum annealing CAN and CAN NOT do, how the quantum annealer is maintained, what customers worry about when they deploy quantum solutions and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2022-Feb-02 • 19 minutes
Oscar Diez, Head of Quantum Computing Sector, European Commission
My guest today is Oscar Diez, head of the Quantum Computing Sector at the European Commission. Oscar and I talk about funding opportunities for quantum, the comparison between Europe, the US and China, the challenge of commercializing world-class research, and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2022-Jan-26 • 22 minutes
Tom Marshall, Bloomberg
My guest today is Tom Marshall, software engineer from Bloomberg. Tom and I spoke about deploying quantum computing in data centers, his assessment of various quantum modalities, killer applications for financial services and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2022-Jan-19 • 19 minutes
Rob Hays, Atom Computing
My guest today is Rob Hays, CEO of Atom Computing. Rob and I discuss the uniqueness of atom-based approach, their go-to-market strategy, his view on diversity in the quantum workforce and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2022-Jan-12 • 22 minutes
David Von Dollen, Volkswagen America
David von Dollen is a lead data scientist for Volkswagen America. David describes Volkswagen’s experience with quantum computing. He reveals lessons learned over a period of five years, during which Volkswagen prototyped, tested and deployed several quantum solutions. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2022-Jan-05 • 17 minutes
Mikko Mottonen - co-founder and Chief Scientist, IQM
My guest today is Mikko Mottonen - co-founder and Chief Scientist, IQM, Mikko and I talk about custom-built quantum computers, how Nordic values contribute to the success of their company, and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Dec-29 • 16 minutes
Elica Kyoseva, Quantum Computing Scientist at Boehringer Ingelheim
My guest today is Elica Kyoseva, Quantum Computing Scientist at Boehringer Ingelheim. Elica and I talk about quantum computing in the pharma industry, the composition of their quantum team, the degree of competition and collaboration between companies, and much more.  We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Dec-22 • 28 minutes
Sergio Gago, CEO of Qapitan Quantum
My guest today is Sergio Gago, CEO of Qapitan Quantum. Sergio and I talk about quantum APIs, how to find the best cloud provider and quantum hardware for a particular quantum algorithm, the price of quantum computing and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Dec-15 • 24 minutes
Doug Finke, Publisher and managing editor of the Quantum Computing Report
My guest today is Doug Finke, Publisher and managing editor of the Quantum Computing Report. Doug and I spoke about export licenses and regulations in quantum computing, avoiding the quantum hype, about the growing importance of business translators, and much more.  We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Dec-08 • 21 minutes
Julian van Velzen, Lead quantum technologist at Capgemini
My guest today is Julian van Velzen, Lead quantum technologist at Capgemini. Julian and I spoke about which technologies are over-hyped and under-hyped, customers that were helped by Capgemini, his predictions for 2022 and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Dec-01 • 24 minutes
Marcin Detyniecki, Chief Data Scientist and George Woodman, AXA
My guests today are Marcin Detyniecki, head of research and development and chief data scientist at AXA as well as George Woodman, quantum computing lead at AXA. Marcin, George and I discuss what enterprises are looking for when they get into quantum computing, how Marcin and George built support within AXA and much more.We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Nov-23 • 23 minutes
Alex Challans, CEO, The Quantum Daily
My guest today is Alex Challans, CEO of The Quantum Daily. Alex and I talk about investment opportunities in the quantum computing market, results from surveys his company conducted and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Nov-17 • 27 minutes
Rene Schulte, research director at Valorem Reply
My guest today is Rene Schulte, research director at Valorem Reply. Amongst other topics, Rene described several customers that are taking quantum computing solutions into production environments. These are customers in energy, transportation and telecommunications. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Nov-10 • 24 minutes
Araceli Venegas-Gomez - Founder and Director, Qureca
My guest today is Araceli Venegas-Gomez - Founder and Director, Qureca. Araceli and I speak about the best way to get started with quantum, whether governments and investors are versed enough in quantum technology, and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Nov-03 • 32 minutes
Jack Hidary, AI and Quantum Director, Sandbox at Alphabet
My guest today is Jack Hidary, AI and Quantum Director, Sandbox at Alphabet. We spoke about the Hybridization of quantum computing, abstraction layers in software, the new edition of his quantum computing book, and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Oct-27 • 21 minutes
Dr. Bob Sutor, Chief Quantum Exponent, IBM
My guest today is Dr. Robert Sutor, Chief Quantum Exponentt for IBM. Bob and I discuss why IBM is in the quantum computing market, what IT managers should expect when integrating quantum into the enterprise, shares his market predictions and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Oct-20 • 24 minutes
Paul Lipman, President, Quantum Computing at ColdQuanta
My guest today is Paul Lipman, President, Quantum Computing at ColdQuanta. Paul and I talk about the differences between cold atom qubits and superconducting qubits, pricing strategies for cloud-based quantum computers and much more.  We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Oct-13 • 21 minutes
Brian Lenahan, Founder & Chair of the Quantum Strategy Institute
My guest today is Brian Lenahan, Founder & Chair of the Quantum Strategy Institute. Brian and I speak about his new book “Quantum Boost”, the Quantum Strategy Institute, his predictions about a quantum winter and much more.  We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Oct-05 • 26 minutes
Ivan Ostojic, Partner at McKinsey & Company
My guest today is Ivan Ostojic, Partner at McKinsey & Company. Ivan and I talk about what success looks like - and how to avoid failure -  in quantum computing proof of concept projects. We also discussed how we know whether 1000 qubits will be a quantum computing panacea, and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Sep-29 • 25 minutes
Vincent van Wingerden, Technical Architect for Data & AI at Microsoft
My guest today is Vincent van Wingerden,  Technical Architect for Data & AI at Microsoft. Vincent and I spoke about quantum-inspired computing, about the open-source Quantum Katas education project and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Sep-22 • 22 minutes
Vishal Shete, director of strategy and product at Terra Quantum AG
My guest today is Vishal Shete, director of strategy and product at Terra Quantum AG. Vishal and I spoke about why they chose to build their own quantum cloud, the kind of quantum solutions that are moving from prototype to production, and much more.  We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Sep-13 • 19 minutes
Itan Barmes, Quantum Lead at Deloitte Nederland
My guest today is Itan Barmes, Quantum Lead at Deloitte Nederland. Itan and I spoke about a new World Economic Forum initiative on quantum computing, the impact of quantum on cybersecurity and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Sep-07 • 21 minutes
Santanu Ganguly - Author and Systems Architect, Cisco
My guest today is Santanu Ganguly, a systems architect from Cisco. Santanu has a new book out about Quantum Machine learning. We talk about this book, flying qubits, the challenges in moving quantum machine learning to production and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected],
2021-Aug-24 • 22 minutes
Prof. Robert Wille - Design Automation Through the Ages
My guest today is Robert Wille, professor of computer science. Amongst other topics, Robert and I talk about design automation throughout the ages and discuss the analogies between classical design and the quantum world. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did at [email protected]
2021-Aug-10 • 21 minutes
Konstantinos Karagiannis - Head of Quantum Computing Services at Protiviti
My guest today is Konstantinos Karagiannis, Head of Quantum Computing Services at Protiviti. Konstantinos and I talk about how financial services organizations get started with quantum and what they try to do with it, about his estimate of when quantum computing becomes a production tool, and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected]
2021-Jul-27 • 23 minutes
Faisal Shah Khan - CEO of Dark Star Quantum Lab
My guest today is Faisal Shah Khan, an academic researcher turned CEO of Dark Star Quantum Lab. Faisal and I discuss random numbers as a service, water conservation using quantum technology, the competitive quantum gaps in the US, and much more. | We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected] | This episode, recorded in June 2021, is brought to you by Classiq, the Quantum Algorithm Design company. To learn more about Classiq, follow Classiq on LinkedIn, Twitter o...
2021-Jul-13 • 24 minutes
Bob Sorensen - Senior VP of Research at Hyperion Research
My guest today is Bob Sorensen, senior VP of Research at Hyperion Research.  | Bob and I talk about what performance improvements customers expect from quantum computers, the mistakes that quantum equipment vendors might be making, and much more. | We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected] | This episode, recorded in June 2021, is brought to you by Classiq, the Quantum Algorithm Design company. To learn more about Classiq, follow Classiq on LinkedIn, Twi...
2021-Jun-28 • 21 minutes
André Konig - quantum investor, entrepreneur, author
My guest today is André Konig, a quantum investor, entrepreneur and author. We spoke about how private equity and governments are investing in quantum computing, about the gaps he sees in the markets and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. Please let us know how we did by emailing [email protected] | This episode, recorded in June 2021, is brought to you by Classiq, the Quantum Algorithm Design company. To learn more about Classiq, follow Classiq on LinkedIn, Twitter or YouTube or visit www.classiq.io...
2021-Jun-16 • 19 minutes
Ian Mason - AI and quantum tech strategist
My guest today is Ian Mason, a business and technology strategist, program advisor, and content developer. He has spent more than two decades as a consultant, advising senior executives on corporate strategy, boards of directors on governance issues, and product management and IT teams on the design and delivery of complex technology-based services, including quantum computing. | Ian and I discuss several topics, including: | - What are the key concerns that his quantum clients express? | - Do customers som...