The Sydney Quantum Academy is launching the Quantum Innovators Network, a new free event series and community designed to empower and inspire entrepreneurially minded quantum innovators and enthusiasts.
ABOUT THE EVENT SERIES
At the Quantum Innovators Network, you’ll learn more about the global quantum start-up ecosystem, and become part of an emerging entrepreneurial and investment community in Sydney. You’ll hear from international experts, fast-growing deep tech start-ups and university spin-offs who are paving the way for a quantum future. Discover the key players and learn about the support services available. Meet emerging and established quantum enthusiasts looking to support and learn from each other.
ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS
Dr Andrew Horsley
CEO, Quantum Brilliance
Andrew Horsley is CEO and co-founder of Quantum Brilliance, a company using diamonds to build quantum computers that operate entirely at room temperature and can slot in wherever computers are used today. Dr Horsley is a quantum scientist and engineer with a career focussed on designing, building and operating practical quantum devices. He has worked between Australia, Switzerland and Germany, and led the experimental diamond quantum computing efforts at the ANU prior to founding Quantum Brilliance.
Venture Manager, Quantum Stream
Creative Destruction Lab
As the Venture Manager for the Quantum Stream at the Canadian-based accelerator Creative Destruction Lab, Sam Kearney promotes the advancement of quantum technologies by connecting players in the ecosystem and facilitating commercialization. Creative Destruction Lab is a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science- and technology-based companies. The Quantum Stream brings together entrepreneurs, investors, scientists in quantum technologies, and quantum technology partners (D-Wave Systems, IBM Q, Rigetti Computing, Xanadu and Zapata Computing) to build ventures in the emerging domain of quantum computing, machine learning, optimization, sensing and other applications of quantum technologies.
UPCOMING EVENT DETAILS
When: 4pm - 5pm AEDT, Wednesday 17 February 2021
Where: This event will be online. A live-stream link will be sent to all registered attendees. Please note, we’re planning to hold in-person events soon.