We build quantum applications

Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson

Co-Founder & CEO
MBA (UPenn, Wharton) BS (US Air Force Academy)

Matt leads QC Ware’s business and he serves on the QED-C governing board. Matt was a captain in the Air Force and subsequently worked in finance, becoming a managing director in private equity at Apollo Management. Matt swam the English Channel and remains an avid but mediocre swimmer.

KJ Sham

KJ Sham

Co-Founder & COO
MBA, PhD (Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota), M.Eng (EECS, MIT)

KJ leverages his operations research and startup background to develop product strategy, and he handles all of QC Ware’s operational matters.

John Hynes

John Hynes

CFO
MBA (Finance, The Wharton School), BA (Economics, Dartmouth College)

John is responsible for overseeing all finance functions, including fundraising, treasury, and strategy.

Robert Parrish

Robert Parrish

Senior Vice President, Quantum Chemistry
PhD (Theoretical Chemistry, Georgia Tech)

Rob works with QC Ware on mixed classical/quantum approaches to practical chemistry simulations on quantum hardware.

Iordanis Kerenidis

Iordanis Kerenidis

Senior Vice President, Quantum Algorithms, QC Ware
PhD (Computer Science, UC Berkeley)

Iordanis works with QC Ware to design quantum algorithms for machine learning and optimization with provable speedups.

Yianni Gamvros

Yianni Gamvros

Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
PhD (Operations Research, University of Maryland, College Park)

Yianni’s main responsibility is to drive new sales, provide customer assurance, and drive strategic and operational marketing activities.

Troy Roberts

Troy Roberts

Senior Vice President, SaaS Sales

Troy Roberts leads the Promethium Go To Market efforts globally in support of the QC Ware mission to help companies tackle the world’s biggest problems. Troy brings over twenty years of technology and cyber experience. Troy has led sales organizations with industry leaders Dell, Symantec, HPE, Forcepoint and Dragos. Troy has a long history of building teams that deliver great customer experience and high growth.

Paul Baines

Paul Baines

VP, Product and Engineering
PhD (Statistics, Harvard University)

Paul leads the Product and Engineering team, and is responsible for software development, infrastructure and operations for QC Ware's software products.

Navin Maharaj

Navin Maharaj

Board Member

Navin is Director at Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), a venture capital and growth equity unit of Koch Industries, Inc., and the tip of the spear for innovation at Koch. Prior to joining KDT, Navin was Sr. Enterprise Architect (Office of the CTO) where he oversaw the vision and strategy for computing, public/edge cloud, and quantum computing at Koch.

Sandeep Arora

Sandeep Arora

Board Member

Sandeep is Head of Digital and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Citi ICG and responsible for delivering the best client digital experiences to Citi ICG’s Corporate and Investor clients. Sandeep is also CIO of the strategic FinTech Investments portfolio made by the ICG, as a key source of innovation. Sandeep also represents Citi at MIT’s FinTech Alliance. In his 33 year tenure at Citi, Sandeep has held positions as Global Head of FinTech & Innovation for Citi Markets & Securities Services, COO of Citi Markets, COO of FICC, and COO of EM Sales & Trading.

Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson

Co-Founder & CEO
MBA (UPenn, Wharton) BS (US Air Force Academy)

Matt leads QC Ware’s business and he serves on the QED-C governing board. Matt was a captain in the Air Force and subsequently worked in finance, becoming a managing director in private equity at Apollo Management. Matt swam the English Channel and remains an avid but mediocre swimmer.

John Hynes

John Hynes

CFO
MBA (Finance, The Wharton School), BA (Economics, Dartmouth College)

John is responsible for overseeing all finance functions, including fundraising, treasury, and strategy.

Navin Maharaj

Navin Maharaj

Board Member

Navin is Director at Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), a venture capital and growth equity unit of Koch Industries, Inc., and the tip of the spear for innovation at Koch. Prior to joining KDT, Navin was Sr. Enterprise Architect (Office of the CTO) where he oversaw the vision and strategy for computing, public/edge cloud, and quantum computing at Koch.

Sandeep Arora

Sandeep Arora

Board Member

Sandeep is Head of Digital and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Citi ICG and responsible for delivering the best client digital experiences to Citi ICG’s Corporate and Investor clients. Sandeep is also CIO of the strategic FinTech Investments portfolio made by the ICG, as a key source of innovation. Sandeep also represents Citi at MIT’s FinTech Alliance. In his 33 year tenure at Citi, Sandeep has held positions as Global Head of FinTech & Innovation for Citi Markets & Securities Services, COO of Citi Markets, COO of FICC, and COO of EM Sales & Trading.

Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson

Co-Founder & CEO
MBA (UPenn, Wharton) BS (US Air Force Academy)

Matt leads QC Ware’s business and he serves on the QED-C governing board. Matt was a captain in the Air Force and subsequently worked in finance, becoming a managing director in private equity at Apollo Management. Matt swam the English Channel and remains an avid but mediocre swimmer.

KJ Sham

KJ Sham

Co-Founder & COO
MBA, PhD (Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota), M.Eng (EECS, MIT)

KJ leverages his operations research and startup background to develop product strategy, and he handles all of QC Ware’s operational matters.

John Hynes

John Hynes

CFO
MBA (Finance, The Wharton School), BA (Economics, Dartmouth College)

John is responsible for overseeing all finance functions, including fundraising, treasury, and strategy.

Robert Parrish

Robert Parrish

Senior Vice President, Quantum Chemistry
PhD (Theoretical Chemistry, Georgia Tech)

Rob works with QC Ware on mixed classical/quantum approaches to practical chemistry simulations on quantum hardware.

Iordanis Kerenidis

Iordanis Kerenidis

Senior Vice President, Quantum Algorithms, QC Ware
PhD (Computer Science, UC Berkeley)

Iordanis works with QC Ware to design quantum algorithms for machine learning and optimization with provable speedups.

Yianni Gamvros

Yianni Gamvros

Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
PhD (Operations Research, University of Maryland, College Park)

Yianni’s main responsibility is to drive new sales, provide customer assurance, and drive strategic and operational marketing activities.

Troy Roberts

Troy Roberts

Senior Vice President, SaaS Sales

Troy Roberts leads the Promethium Go To Market efforts globally in support of the QC Ware mission to help companies tackle the world’s biggest problems. Troy brings over twenty years of technology and cyber experience. Troy has led sales organizations with industry leaders Dell, Symantec, HPE, Forcepoint and Dragos. Troy has a long history of building teams that deliver great customer experience and high growth.

Paul Baines

Paul Baines

VP, Product and Engineering
PhD (Statistics, Harvard University)

Paul leads the Product and Engineering team, and is responsible for software development, infrastructure and operations for QC Ware's software products.

Advisors

Daniel Cheney

Daniel Cheney

Advisor

Dan has over 35 years experience in experimental and computational drug discover, first with Rhone-Poulenc Rorer (now Sanofi) and beginning in 1998, with Bristol Myers Squibb. Among his areas of expertise are molecular structure and recognition, and physics-based approaches to predictive molecular design.

Pete Worden

Pete Worden

Advisor

Pete was the Director of NASA’s Ames Research Center from 2006-2015. Pete is currently the chairman of the Breakthrough Foundation, and he advises QC Ware on government relations and aerospace/defense projects. Prior to his tenure at NASA, Pete was a career officer in the US Air Force and retired as a brigadier general.

Kay Giesecke

Kay Giesecke

Advisor

Kay is a tenured professor at Stanford, and is advising QC Ware on application development related to quantitative trading, financial risk management, and asset pricing. Kay’s research and teaching are in the area of financial and risk analytics.

Peter McMahon

Peter McMahon

Advisor

Peter is an advisor to the quantum algorithms team. He is an assistant professor at Cornell University.

Adam Bouland

Adam Bouland

Advisor

Adam is an advisor to the quantum algorithms team. He is an assistant professor of computer science at Stanford University.