Pasqal has named Professor Nicolas Treps from Sorbonne Université as a Scientific Advisor. He is also a researcher at the renowned Kastler Brossel Laboratory in Paris and a leading expert in quantum photonics. In 2013, he co-founded Cailabs, a world leader in light shaping technology for industrial applications. You can view the news release on the Pasqal website here.

The Duality Accelerator at the University of Chicago has named eight individuals to their Technical Advisory Committee. These include Jean-Francois Bobier, partner at the Boston Consulting Group, Michael Brett, worldwide business development for quantum computing at AWS, Dan Caruso, former executive chairman of ColdQuanta, Monisha Ghosh, research professor at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, Celia Merzbacher, executive director of QED-C, Mark Saffman, professor of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Rafael R. Salmi, global president, Richardson RFPD (an Arrow Electronics Company) and Ray Sharma, founder and CEO of Extreme Venture Partners. These members will provide guidance, technical recommendations, mentorship, and expertise to startups participating in Duality. They also will help select Cohort 2 of the accelerator. Additional information can be found in the announcement which you can find here.

The Quantum Strategy Institute has appointed five individuals to its Board of Directors to help drive the organization’s vision to align the potential of quantum technologies with the reality of business demands. The individuals include Bert Kaminski, Director – Legal at Google Cloud, Paul Lipman, President of Quantum Computing at ColdQuanta. Sasha Grujicic, Chief Strategy Officer at 1QBit and Founder of Complicated Things. Thomas Park, Partner BDC Deep Tech Fund. and Brian Lenahan, Founder & Chair of Quantum Strategy Institute. Can you view the announcement here.

December 11, 2021