OUR TEAM

Two of the most important activities undertaken at 1QBit are hiring the best people and providing an environment that promotes creativity.

Our team of experts spans a unique mix of specialized fields, including graph theory, condensed matter physics, high-energy physics, computational chemistry, discrete optimization, continuous optimization, operations research, and computer engineering. These innovative scientists self-organize into dynamic, multidisciplinary teams to tackle challenges in machine learning and complex optimization.

We are expanding our data science, research, and software development teams and are continually welcoming leading experts on board. We have created multiple ways to engage new talent based on the flexible nature of today’s career paths.

Aaron He

Aaron He

Team Member TitleQuantitative Analyst

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Abbi Willems

Abbi Willems

Team Member TitleOperations Accountant

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Alex Kikot

Alex Kikot

Team Member TitleIT Administrator

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Alex Lee

Alex Lee

Team Member TitleChief of Staff to the CEO

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Amanda Downs

Amanda Downs

Team Member TitleAdvisor

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An Quach

An Quach

Team Member TitlePeople Operations Specialist

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Andrew Fursman

Andrew Fursman

Team Member TitleCEO & Co-Founder

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Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee

Team Member TitleChief of Staff to the President

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Andrew Milne

Andrew Milne

Team Member TitleProduct Lead, Finance

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Anish Verma

Anish Verma

Team Member TitleQuantitative Analyst

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Anna Levit

Anna Levit

Team Member TitleIntellectual Property Strategy Lead

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Anushervon Saidmuradov

Anushervon Saidmuradov

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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Arman Zaribafiyan

Arman Zaribafiyan

Team Member TitleCTO and President in Quantum Simulation

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Artur Scherer

Artur Scherer

Team Member TitleLead, Hardware Innovation Lab, Waterloo

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Austin Phillips

Austin Phillips

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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Bluford (Blu) H. Putnam

Bluford (Blu) H. Putnam

Team Member TitleAdvisor

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Bohdan Kulchytskyy

Bohdan Kulchytskyy

Team Member TitleSenior Scientist

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Brad Woods

Brad Woods

Team Member TitleOperations Research Scientist

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Bruce Krayenhoff

Bruce Krayenhoff

Team Member TitleMachine Learning Scientist

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Clemens Adolphs

Clemens Adolphs

Team Member TitleSenior Optimization Solutions Lead

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David Byrd

David Byrd

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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David Roberts

David Roberts

Team Member TitleAdvisor

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Deepak Kaura

Deepak Kaura

Team Member TitleChief Medical Officer

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Dominic Marchand

Dominic Marchand

Team Member TitleHead of Research and Partnerships, Sherbrooke

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Drew Tkatchuk

Drew Tkatchuk

Team Member TitleDigital Marketing & Social Media Manager

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Ehsan Iranmanesh

Ehsan Iranmanesh

Team Member TitleResearcher

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Ehsan Montazeri

Ehsan Montazeri

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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Ehsan Zahedinejad

Ehsan Zahedinejad

Team Member TitleCustomer Solutions Lead

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Elisabetta Valiante

Elisabetta Valiante

Team Member TitleComputational Physicist

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Elizabeth Bennewitz

Elizabeth Bennewitz

Team Member TitleResearcher

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Emran Anas

Emran Anas

Team Member TitleTechnical Lead, Machine Learning

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Estella Wang

Estella Wang

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer, Automation

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Eugene Chan

Eugene Chan

Team Member TitleSolutions Manager

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Eugene Kayal

Eugene Kayal

Team Member TitleBusiness Analyst

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Farhad Khosravi

Farhad Khosravi

Team Member TitleScientist

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Fatih Bilen

Fatih Bilen

Team Member TitleResearcher

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Florian Hopfmueller

Florian Hopfmueller

Team Member TitleReinforcement Learning Scientist

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Fred Park

Fred Park

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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Freek de Haas

Freek de Haas

Team Member TitleMachine Learning Researcher

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Gili Rosenberg

Gili Rosenberg

Team Member TitleLead Scientist, Optimization

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Guanchen Zhang

Guanchen Zhang

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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Ignacio Rozada

Ignacio Rozada

Team Member TitleComputational Physicist

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Ini Yang

Ini Yang

Team Member TitleGraphic Designer

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James Pegg

James Pegg

Team Member TitleQuantum Chemist

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Jason Loscher

Jason Loscher

Team Member TitleProfessional Services Software Development Lead

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Jaspreet Oberoi

Jaspreet Oberoi

Team Member TitleDirector Machine Learning and Quantum Inspired Solutions

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Javad YaAli

Javad YaAli

Team Member TitleMarket Visualization, Finance Intern

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Karen Scanlan

Karen Scanlan

Team Member TitleDirector of People Operations, Support & Facilities

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Katie Olfert

Katie Olfert

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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KaWai Chen

KaWai Chen

Team Member TitleResearch Software Developer

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Kevin Ryczko

Kevin Ryczko

Team Member TitleResearch Scientist in QC Application

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Krishanu Sankar

Krishanu Sankar

Team Member TitleScientist I

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Kyle Mills

Kyle Mills

Team Member TitleScientist I in Hardware Innovation Lab

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Landon Downs

Landon Downs

Team Member TitlePresident & Co-Founder

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Lee Huntington

Lee Huntington

Team Member TitleQuantum Chemist

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Lester Szeto

Lester Szeto

Team Member TitleTechnical Software Development Lead

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Maliheh Aramon

Maliheh Aramon

Team Member TitleOptimization Lead

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Maritza Hernandez

Maritza Hernandez

Team Member TitleLead Scientist

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Mark Schmidt

Mark Schmidt

Team Member TitleScientific Advisor

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Marko Bucyk

Marko Bucyk

Team Member TitleManager, Technical Content

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Michael Nesrallah

Michael Nesrallah

Team Member TitleTechnical Writer

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Mohammed Amro

Mohammed Amro

Team Member TitleSenior Data Scientist

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Moslem Noori

Moslem Noori

Team Member TitleResearcher

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Natalia Grane

Natalia Grane

Team Member TitleProgram Manager, Healthcare

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Negar Iravani

Negar Iravani

Team Member TitleData Scientist

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Ovid Durbalau

Ovid Durbalau

Team Member TitleSenior Software Developer 

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Pally Sandher

Pally Sandher

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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Phil Goddard

Phil Goddard

Team Member TitleAdvisor

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Pooja Pandey

Pooja Pandey

Team Member TitleOperations Research Scientist

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Pooya Ronagh

Pooya Ronagh

Team Member TitleDirector, Hardware Innovation Lab

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Prakash Verma

Prakash Verma

Team Member TitleQuantum Chemist

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Randall Kaltenbruner

Randall Kaltenbruner

Team Member TitleAutomation Tester

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Rashika Raizada

Rashika Raizada

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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Ricky Sohal

Ricky Sohal

Team Member TitleBusiness Analyst, Machine Learning

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Rudi Plesch

Rudi Plesch

Team Member TitleLead, Software Developer

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Ryan Cooper

Ryan Cooper

Team Member TitleBusiness Analyst

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Sara Griggs

Sara Griggs

Team Member TitleHead of Marketing and Communications

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Sarah Cairns

Sarah Cairns

Team Member TitleDirector Finance

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Sasha Grujicic

Sasha Grujicic

Team Member TitleChief Strategy Officer

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Savio Monteiro

Savio Monteiro

Team Member TitleSenior Software Developer in Healthcare

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Shakib Vedaie

Shakib Vedaie

Team Member TitleMachine Learning Researcher

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Shengru Ren

Shengru Ren

Team Member TitleLead, Hardware Innovation Lab, Vancouver

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Shunji Matsuura

Shunji Matsuura

Team Member TitleSenior Staff Research Scientist

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Silvan Kuttimalai

Silvan Kuttimalai

Team Member TitleComputational Physicist

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Sim Brar

Sim Brar

Team Member TitleIT Manager

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Simon Verret

Simon Verret

Team Member TitleScientist I

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Sohee Kim

Sohee Kim

Team Member TitlePeople Operations Generalist

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SungYeon Kim

SungYeon Kim

Team Member TitleSoftware Developer

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Takeshi Yamazaki

Takeshi Yamazaki

Team Member TitleMaterials Science Lead

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Tamiko Masuda

Tamiko Masuda

Team Member TitleTechnical Business Analyst

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Tim Jaschek

Tim Jaschek

Team Member TitleQuantitative Researcher

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Udi Batbayar

Udi Batbayar

Team Member TitleUX/UI/Webmaster

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Ugur Yildiz

Ugur Yildiz

Team Member TitleOperations Research Scientist

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Valentin Senicourt

Valentin Senicourt

Team Member TitleStaff Software Developer in Advanced Computing

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Victoria Wong

Victoria Wong

Team Member TitleUI/UX Designer

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Vsevolod Radchenko

Vsevolod Radchenko

Team Member TitleMachine Learning Researcher, Image Processing

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Yasmin Sameni

Yasmin Sameni

Team Member TitleExecutive Business Partner

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Yongchao Tang

Yongchao Tang

Team Member TitleQuantum Information Scientist

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Yu-Wen Wang

Yu-Wen Wang

Team Member TitleQuality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Manager in Health Care

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“1QBit is a team of explorers seeking out methods of applying the power of quantum computing to previously unsolvable problems. We aim to make the world a better place by solving big problems or equipping other organizations with the necessary tools to do so.”

– Rob McMurtry, 1QBit Scrum Captain