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We use quantum computers
to create a healthier future


Meet our team

We use quantum computers
to create a healthier future


Meet our team

We bring together multidisciplinary and collaborative teams to develop cutting-edge research in quantum computing and related topics. We provide intellectual freedom, the best resources and structure, a supportive culture and an inclusive environment to produce extraordinary results and big smiles.

Research and Development

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Sabrina Maniscalco

CEO and co-founder

Sabrina is a Professor of Quantum Information, Computing and Logic at the University of Helsinki. She has been working on Quantum Technology for over 20 years, focussing on noise in quantum devices, complex quantum systems and quantum simulations. She loves the mountains, the sea, her converted campervan Zag, and all food from her Mother Island, Sicily.

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Guillermo García-Pérez

CSO and co-founder

Guillermo holds a PhD from the Univ. of Barcelona and did postdoctoral research at the Univ. of Turku and the Univ. of Helsinki. He co-founded Algorithmiq in 2020, where he has worked as CSO since then. He is interested in quantum information and network theory and enjoys spending time outdoors with his dogs, Lyra and Megan.

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Matteo Rossi

CTO and co-founder

Matteo holds a PhD in Quantum Physics from the University of Milan and did postdoctoral research at University of Turku and Aalto University (Finland). He is interested in quantum simulation, computation and metrology and loves programming (classical and quantum) computers. He also plays the guitar and likes travelling.

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Boris Sokolov

Senior Researcher and co-founder

Boris holds a degree in Electronics and a PhD from the University of Turku on the topic of open quantum systems, special relativity and complex systems. His other interests include quantum computing and machine learning. He enjoys nature, cycling and windsurfing.

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Elsi-Mari Borrelli

Lead Science Coordinator

Elsi holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics and did postdoctoral research at Aalto Univ. and Univ. of Turku focusing on theoretical characterization of quantum noise. She has also worked in industrial research on topics ranging from advanced analytics and prognostics for electrical devices to human-robot interfaces. She loves all kinds of sports, nature, good food and sauna.

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Stefan Knecht

Lead Quantum Chemist Researcher

Stefan is a Privatdozent at ETH Zürich where he received his venia legendi in theoretical chemistry in 2018. He got his PhD at the U Düsseldorf and did postdoctoral research at the U Strasbourg and the Univ. of Southern Denmark in Odense. He is interested in the chemistry of the heaviest elements and in multi-configurational electronic structure theory. He loves spending time with his family, playing tennis and running in nature.

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Daniel Cavalcanti

Lead Quantum Information Researcher

Daniel holds a PhD from the University of Barcelona and has completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Institute of Photonic Sciences (Spain) and the Centre for Quantum Technologies (Singapore). His interests focus on quantum foundations, communication and computation. He also holds a master's degree in graphic design and loves playing the electric bass and a good cup of coffee in the morning.

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Roberto Di Remigio Eikås

Lead Software Engineer

Roberto has a PhD in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry from the University of Tromsø. He did postdoctoral research on quantum Monte Carlo at Virginia Tech. For the past two years, he worked as research software engineer in the Swedish national competence centre, preparing quantum chemistry software for exascale machines. He likes software to be elegant, efficient, and robust. He has a black cat and collects records.

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John Goold

Lead Algorithmiq Ireland

John is an associate Professor and SFI-Royal Society University Research Fellow at Dublin. He is interested in the interface of thermodynamics, quantum many-body physics and quantum simulation and is excited about building a quantum eco-system in his home country of Ireland. He is passionate about his friends, his family and all sorts of sports.
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Walter Talarico

Senior Researcher

Walt received his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physic from Univ. of Turku.  His research has focused on the development of scalable numerical approaches to study thermo-electric effects in correlated materials.  He joined Algorithmiq to design optimised software and algorithms for quantum computers.  He loves listening and playing music, exploring new places and making fancy cocktails.

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Fabijan Pavosevic

Senior Researcher

Fabijan earned his Ph.D in Theoretical Chemistry form Virginia Tech. He did postdoctoral research at the Yale University and the Flatiron Institute. He joined Algorithmiq to develop quantum chemistry methods and algorithms for quantum computers. He enjoys spending time with his family, good food, and watching movies.

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Martina Stella

Senior Researcher

Martina holds a Ph.D in theoretical and computational chemistry at the University fo Bristol. Before moving to Trieste as a Boltzmann Fellow at the ICTP, where she is still currently a visitor researcher, she was research associate at King’s College London and Imperial College London. She is mainly interested in modelling the electronic and optical properties of molecular systems and materials by developing and applying multi-scale methods to achieve high accuracy with reduced computational cost. She loves playing volleyball and watching football, listening to rock music, good food and wine and travelling!
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Zoltán Zimborás

Senior Researcher

Zoltán is the head of the Quantum Computing Group at the Wigner Research Centre. He received his PhD at Eötvös University and worked later at UCL and FU Berlin. His research at Algorithmiq focuses on both the theoretical aspects of variational quantum algorithms and their practical implementation. He is passionate about teaching chess to children, especially to his six-year-old daughter.

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Sergei Filippov

Senior Researcher

Sergei holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He did postdoctoral research at Research Center for Quantum Information (Bratislava) and Russian Quantum Center (Skolkovo), was a head of Laboratory of Quantum Information Theory and an Associate Professor at MIPT , and worked at Steklov Mathematical Institute RAS. He is interested in quantum tensor networks and dynamical maps. His hobbies are jogging, hiking, and reading. 

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Francesca Pietracaprina

Performance engineer

Francesca has a background in statistical, quantum and computational physics and experience in technology transfer. After her doctoral degree from SISSA in Trieste (IT), she continued her research in quantum and classical disordered systems at top EU institutions - Sapienza University of Rome (IT), CNRS-LPT Toulouse (FR) and Trinity College Dublin (IE). She loves swimming and her friends.

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Pi Haase

Researcher

Pi has a Master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Copenhagen and a PhD degree from the University of Groningen where she studied symmetry-breaking properties of molecules using highly accurate computational methods. Besides molecular properties she is fascinated by the chemistry of the heaviest elements. She enjoys growing (and eating!) her own fruits and vegetables.

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Adam Glos

Researcher

Adam holds PhD in Computer Science in ITAI PAS and is a member of the QWorld Association. His main interest is NISQ-era quantum optimization, including effective representations of problems into a quantum computer. He can make a sound out of double bass, hopes NP is not in P and owns two cats, none called Schrödinger.

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Marco Cattaneo

Researcher 

Marco got his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Milan, and he is currently completing a joint Ph.D. at the University of Helsinki and IFISC (University of the Balearic Islands). His main scientific interests are the foundations of quantum and statistical mechanics, open quantum systems, and quantum simulation. Marco is a tournament chess player and loves world cinema and mountaineering.

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Özlem Salehi

Researcher

Özlem holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from Boğaziçi University. She worked at IITiS PAN as a postdoctoral researcher before joining Algorithmiq. Her main interest lies in the field of quantum optimization. She is a member of QWorld and she is passionate in teaching. She loves spending time with her family, playing the flute and cooking.
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Fabian Langkabel

Researcher

Fabian received a doctoral degree from the Freie Universität Berlin in collaboration with the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin. His main line of research at Algorithmiq is the development of quantum algorithms for ultrafast electron dynamics and the design of user-friendly software. In his spare time, he likes to travel, especially on or near the sea.
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Anton Nykänen

Junior Researcher

Anton is doing an industrial PhD at the University of Helsinki with Algorithmiq. He completed a Master’s degree in theoretical physics at the University of Turku. His academic interests range from quantum computing to emergent phenomena from quantum entanglement. His free time is filled with climbing, playing various wind instruments, board games, reading and spontaneous activities.

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Keijo Korhonen

Junior Researcher

Keijo obtained his MSc in theoretical and computational methods at the University of Helsinki and is now doing an industrial PhD there together with Algorithmiq. His research focuses on measurements in quantum algorithms for near-term quantum computing. Keijo maintains his Finnish, Japanese and Swiss roots and loves badminton, bouldering and playing the piano.

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Matea Leahy

Junior Researcher

Matea has a bachelors degree from University College Dublin in Applied and Computational Mathematics. From here she fell in love with foundations of quantum mechanics and moved to do a masters with Trinity College Dublin in Quantum Science and Technology where she is now pursuing her PHD in Quantum error mitigation methods and simulations, where her particular interests also lie in quantum tensor networks. Her Hobbies include playing basketball, being in nature and finding great food and coffee.

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Joonas Malmi

Junior Researcher

Joonas graduated from University of Turku with a Master’s degree in Theoretical Physics. He’s currently doing an industrial PhD with Algorithmiq and University of Helsinki because of his interests in quantum computing and working at the forefront of industry. On his off-time Joonas enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and playing the guitar and trumpet. He dreams of one day playing a carnyx.
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Stefano Mangini

Researcher 

Stefano got his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Theoretical Physics from the Univ. of Trieste, and a PhD in Quantum Computing from the Univ. of Pavia. His research interest lies in variational quantum algorithms and their intersection with machine learning. An optimistic possibilist, he loves cooking, good food, and everything related to nature, especially hiking.

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Aaron Fitzpatrick

Junior Researcher

Aaron has a MSc in quantum science and technology and is now doing an industrial PhD at Algorithmiq, both at Trinity College Dublin. He is currently doing research on quantum chemistry and simulations and is interested in quantum machine learning. He enjoys Formula 1, hiking, chess, motorcycling and cooking.
 

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Aaron Miller

Junior Researcher

Aaron holds a BSc in Theoretical Physics from Trinity College Dublin, continuing at Trinity with an MSc in Quantum Science and Technology. He is interested in the computational simulation of physics, and quantum chemistry more in particular. He loves coffee, enjoys martial arts and competes at national level in kickboxing.

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Viacheslav Dubovitskii

Junior Researcher

Viacheslav holds a PhD in Technical Sciences from the Moscow State University of Design and Technology. He is passionate about automation and currently learning Python. He loves traveling, hiking, and learning languages.

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Sabrina Maniscalco

CEO and co-founder

Sabrina is a Professor of Quantum Information, Computing and Logic at the University of Helsinki. She has been working on Quantum Technology for over 20 years, focussing on noise in quantum devices, complex quantum systems and quantum simulations. She loves the mountains, the sea, her converted campervan Zag, and all food from her Mother Island, Sicily.

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Guillermo García-Pérez

CSO and co-founder

Guillermo holds a PhD from the Univ. of Barcelona and did postdoctoral research at the Univ. of Turku and the Univ. of Helsinki. He co-founded Algorithmiq in 2020, where he has worked as CSO since then. He is interested in quantum information and network theory and enjoys spending time outdoors with his dogs, Lyra and Megan.

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Matteo Rossi

CTO and co-founder

Matteo holds a PhD in Quantum Physics from the University of Milan and did postdoctoral research at University of Turku and Aalto University (Finland). He is interested in quantum simulation, computation and metrology and loves programming (classical and quantum) computers. He also plays the guitar and likes travelling.

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Boris Sokolov

Senior Researcher and co-founder

Boris holds a degree in Electronics and a PhD from the University of Turku on the topic of open quantum systems, special relativity and complex systems. His other interests include quantum computing and machine learning. He enjoys nature, cycling and windsurfing.

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Elsi-Mari Borrelli

Lead Science Coordinator

Elsi holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics and did postdoctoral research at Aalto Univ. and Univ. of Turku focusing on theoretical characterization of quantum noise. She has also worked in industrial research on topics ranging from advanced analytics and prognostics for electrical devices to human-robot interfaces. She loves all kinds of sports, nature, good food and sauna.

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Stefan Knecht

Lead Quantum Chemist Researcher

Stefan is a Privatdozent at ETH Zürich where he received his venia legendi in theoretical chemistry in 2018. He got his PhD at the U Düsseldorf and did postdoctoral research at the U Strasbourg and the Univ. of Southern Denmark in Odense. He is interested in the chemistry of the heaviest elements and in multi-configurational electronic structure theory. He loves spending time with his family, playing tennis and running in nature.

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Daniel Cavalcanti

Lead Quantum Information Researcher

Daniel holds a PhD from the University of Barcelona and has completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Institute of Photonic Sciences (Spain) and the Centre for Quantum Technologies (Singapore). His interests focus on quantum foundations, communication and computation. He also holds a master's degree in graphic design and loves playing the electric bass and a good cup of coffee in the morning.

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Roberto Di Remigio Eikås

Lead Software Engineer

Roberto has a PhD in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry from the University of Tromsø. He did postdoctoral research on quantum Monte Carlo at Virginia Tech. For the past two years, he worked as research software engineer in the Swedish national competence centre, preparing quantum chemistry software for exascale machines. He likes software to be elegant, efficient, and robust. He has a black cat and collects records.

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John Goold

Lead Algorithmiq Ireland

John is an associate Professor and SFI-Royal Society University Research Fellow at Dublin. He is interested in the interface of thermodynamics, quantum many-body physics and quantum simulation and is excited about building a quantum eco-system in his home country of Ireland. He is passionate about his friends, his family and all sorts of sports.
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Fabijan Pavosevic

Senior Researcher

Fabijan earned his Ph.D in Theoretical Chemistry form Virginia Tech. He did postdoctoral research at the Yale University and the Flatiron Institute. He joined Algorithmiq to develop quantum chemistry methods and algorithms for quantum computers. He enjoys spending time with his family, good food, and watching movies.

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Walter Talarico

Senior Researcher

Walt received his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physic from Univ. of Turku.  His research has focused on the development of scalable numerical approaches to study thermo-electric effects in correlated materials.  He joined Algorithmiq to design optimised software and algorithms for quantum computers.  He loves listening and playing music, exploring new places and making fancy cocktails.

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Zoltán Zimborás

Senior Researcher

Zoltán is the head of the Quantum Computing Group at the Wigner Research Centre. He received his PhD at Eötvös University and worked later at UCL and FU Berlin. His research at Algorithmiq focuses on both the theoretical aspects of variational quantum algorithms and their practical implementation. He is passionate about teaching chess to children, especially to his six-year-old daughter.

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Martina Stella

Senior Researcher

Martina holds a Ph.D in theoretical and computational chemistry at the University fo Bristol. Before moving to Trieste as a Boltzmann Fellow at the ICTP, where she is still currently a visitor researcher, she was research associate at King’s College London and Imperial College London. She is mainly interested in modelling the electronic and optical properties of molecular systems and materials by developing and applying multi-scale methods to achieve high accuracy with reduced computational cost. She loves playing volleyball and watching football, listening to rock music, good food and wine and travelling!

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Sergei Filippov

Senior Researcher

Sergei holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He did postdoctoral research at Research Center for Quantum Information (Bratislava) and Russian Quantum Center (Skolkovo), was a head of Laboratory of Quantum Information Theory and an Associate Professor at MIPT , and worked at Steklov Mathematical Institute RAS. He is interested in quantum tensor networks and dynamical maps. His hobbies are jogging, hiking, and reading. 

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Francesca Pietracaprina

Performance engineer

Francesca has a background in statistical, quantum and computational physics and experience in technology transfer. After her doctoral degree from SISSA in Trieste (IT), she continued her research in quantum and classical disordered systems at top EU institutions - Sapienza University of Rome (IT), CNRS-LPT Toulouse (FR) and Trinity College Dublin (IE). She loves swimming and her friends.

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Pi Haase

Researcher

Pi has a Master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Copenhagen and a PhD degree from the University of Groningen where she studied symmetry-breaking properties of molecules using highly accurate computational methods. Besides molecular properties she is fascinated by the chemistry of the heaviest elements. She enjoys growing (and eating!) her own fruits and vegetables.

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Adam Glos

Researcher

Adam holds PhD in Computer Science in ITAI PAS and is a member of the QWorld Association. His main interest is NISQ-era quantum optimization, including effective representations of problems into a quantum computer. He can make a sound out of double bass, hopes NP is not in P and owns two cats, none called Schrödinger.

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Marco Cattaneo

Researcher 

Marco got his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Milan, and he is currently completing a joint Ph.D. at the University of Helsinki and IFISC (University of the Balearic Islands). His main scientific interests are the foundations of quantum and statistical mechanics, open quantum systems, and quantum simulation. Marco is a tournament chess player and loves world cinema and mountaineering.

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Stefano Mangini

Researcher 

Stefano got his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Theoretical Physics from the Univ. of Trieste, and a PhD in Quantum Computing from the Univ. of Pavia. His research interest lies in variational quantum algorithms and their intersection with machine learning. An optimistic possibilist, he loves cooking, good food, and everything related to nature, especially hiking.

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Özlem Salehi

Researcher

Özlem holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from Boğaziçi University. She worked at IITiS PAN as a postdoctoral researcher before joining Algorithmiq. Her main interest lies in the field of quantum optimization. She is a member of QWorld and she is passionate in teaching. She loves spending time with her family, playing the flute and cooking.
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Fabian Langkabel

Researcher

Fabian received a doctoral degree from the Freie Universität Berlin in collaboration with the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin. His main line of research at Algorithmiq is the development of quantum algorithms for ultrafast electron dynamics and the design of user-friendly software. In his spare time, he likes to travel, especially on or near the sea.
Linkedin

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Anton Nykänen

Junior Researcher

Anton is doing an industrial PhD at the University of Helsinki with Algorithmiq. He completed a Master’s degree in theoretical physics at the University of Turku. His academic interests range from quantum computing to emergent phenomena from quantum entanglement. His free time is filled with climbing, playing various wind instruments, board games, reading and spontaneous activities.

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Keijo Korhonen

Junior Researcher

Keijo obtained his MSc in theoretical and computational methods at the University of Helsinki and is now doing an industrial PhD there together with Algorithmiq. His research focuses on measurements in quantum algorithms for near-term quantum computing. Keijo maintains his Finnish, Japanese and Swiss roots and loves badminton, bouldering and playing the piano.

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Matea Leahy

Junior Researcher

Matea has a bachelors degree from University College Dublin in Applied and Computational Mathematics. From here she fell in love with foundations of quantum mechanics and moved to do a masters with Trinity College Dublin in Quantum Science and Technology where she is now pursuing her PHD in Quantum error mitigation methods and simulations, where her particular interests also lie in quantum tensor networks. Her Hobbies include playing basketball, being in nature and finding great food and coffee.

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Joonas Malmi

Junior Researcher

Joonas graduated from University of Turku with a Master’s degree in Theoretical Physics. He’s currently doing an industrial PhD with Algorithmiq and University of Helsinki because of his interests in quantum computing and working at the forefront of industry. On his off-time Joonas enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and playing the guitar and trumpet. He dreams of one day playing a carnyx.
Linkedin

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Aaron Fitzpatrick

Junior Researcher

Aaron has a MSc in quantum science and technology and is now doing an industrial PhD at Algorithmiq, both at Trinity College Dublin. He is currently doing research on quantum chemistry and simulations and is interested in quantum machine learning. He enjoys Formula 1, hiking, chess, motorcycling and cooking.
 

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Aaron Miller

Junior Researcher

Aaron holds a BSc in Theoretical Physics from Trinity College Dublin, continuing at Trinity with an MSc in Quantum Science and Technology. He is interested in the computational simulation of physics, and quantum chemistry more in particular. He loves coffee, enjoys martial arts and competes at national level in kickboxing.

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Viacheslav Dubovitskii

Junior Researcher

Viacheslav holds a PhD in Technical Sciences from the Moscow State University of Design and Technology. He is passionate about automation and currently learning Python. He loves traveling, hiking, and learning languages.

Business Operations

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Kirsten Nehr

Chief Operating Officer

Kirsten has 10 years’ experience working in commercial roles in the healthcare and technology sectors ranging from marketing, branding, life sciences partnerships and most recently has worked in business strategy & operations. She holds a Master’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford. She is passionate about building category-defining businesses and in her spare time enjoys scuba diving, snowboarding and horse riding.

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Ros Maniscalco

Chief Knowledge Officer

Rosario holds a Masters in European Studies and a Ph.D. in Educational Sciences. Former Policy Leader Fellow at the EUI, his work experience includes internal L&D responsibilities in AXA and QIAGEN, ministerial policy advisory and project management, contribution to high-level E&T policy making in the EU and the OECD. Badminton addicted, frequent hi-fiver, Rosario is a down-to-earth person because, you know, gravity.

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Caterina Foti

Senior Researcher and Outreach Coordinator

Caterina got her PhD in quantum foundations from the University of Florence. In addition to post-doctoral research in Florence and Helsinki at Aalto University, she taught in high schools and American universities. She is in love with the quantum world and passionate about innovative education and outreach. She always looks on the bright side and is a theatre actress.

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Ben Bakker

Head of Finance

Ben has over 10 years’ experience working in a range of commercial finance roles. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Commercial Law from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Ben is currently learning Spanish, and also enjoys travelling, live music, whisky tasting and hanging out with his Boston Terrier, Bobby.

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Alisa Wilska

Head of People

Alisa has an MHSc from Tampere University and a strong background in occupational healthcare and HR. Most recently she worked as a Global Head of People in a tech startup backed by leading Silicon Valley investors. Alisa is passionate about creating engaged and healthy work cultures by combining employee and business understanding. For her last meal, she’d have a McDonald’s double cheeseburger despite trying to be a full-time vegan.

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Jason Gumarang

IT specialist

Jason has been working in the IT industry for over 12 years, specialising in service providers, SaaS and cybersecurity. He is particularly interested in working with emerging technologies. In his spare time, Jason enjoys swimming, playing table tennis and cycling.

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Jesse Seppälä

Executive assistant

Jesse holds a degree in Business Administration from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences. During his career he has found his passion in being the pillar of support as an Executive Assistant for both start-ups and corporate companies. In his spare time he enjoys taking care of his 100 houseplants, playing video games, and having his cat by his side.

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Kirsten Nehr

Chief Operating Officer

Kirsten has 10 years’ experience working in commercial roles in the healthcare and technology sectors ranging from marketing, branding, life sciences partnerships and most recently has worked in business strategy & operations. She holds a Master’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford. She is passionate about building category-defining businesses and in her spare time enjoys scuba diving, snowboarding and horse riding.

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Ros Maniscalco

Chief Knowledge Officer

Rosario holds a Masters in European Studies and a Ph.D. in Educational Sciences. Former Policy Leader Fellow at the EUI, his work experience includes internal L&D responsibilities in AXA and QIAGEN, ministerial policy advisory and project management, contribution to high-level E&T policy making in the EU and the OECD. Badminton addicted, frequent hi-fiver, Rosario is a down-to-earth person because, you know, gravity.

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Caterina Foti

Senior Researcher and Outreach Coordinator

Caterina got her PhD in quantum foundations from the University of Florence. In addition to post-doctoral research in Florence and Helsinki at Aalto University, she taught in high schools and American universities. She is in love with the quantum world and passionate about innovative education and outreach. She always looks on the bright side and is a theatre actress.

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Ben Bakker

Head of Finance

Ben has over 10 years’ experience working in a range of commercial finance roles. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Commercial Law from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Ben is currently learning Spanish, and also enjoys travelling, live music, whisky tasting and hanging out with his Boston Terrier, Bobby.

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Alisa Wilska

Head of People

Alisa has an MHSc from Tampere University and a strong background in occupational healthcare and HR. Most recently she worked as a Global Head of People in a tech startup backed by leading Silicon Valley investors. Alisa is passionate about creating engaged and healthy work cultures by combining employee and business understanding. For her last meal, she’d have a McDonald’s double cheeseburger despite trying to be a full-time vegan.

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Jason Gumarang

IT specialist

Jason has been working in the IT industry for over 12 years, specialising in service providers, SaaS and cybersecurity. He is particularly interested in working with emerging technologies. In his spare time, Jason enjoys swimming, playing table tennis and cycling.

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Jesse Seppälä

Executive assistant

Jesse holds a degree in Business Administration from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences. During his career he has found his passion in being the pillar of support as an Executive Assistant for both start-ups and corporate companies. In his spare time he enjoys taking care of his 100 houseplants, playing video games, and having his cat by his side.

Board Members and Observers

We have a very experienced leadership team that works on every detail of the company to ensure that we are always on the road to business success.

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Jorma Ollila

Chairman
Board member

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Haakon Overli

Founding GP at Dawn Capital
Board member

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Jussi Westergren

Lead Complex Systems Researcher
and co-founder
Board member

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Sabrina Maniscalco

CEO and co-founder
Board member

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Matteo Rossi

CTO and co-founder
Board member

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Lauri Kokkila

Partner at Inventure VC
Board member

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Ebba Carbonnier

Director of the Swedish Quantum Life Science Centre
Board member

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Joni Karsikas

Investment director at Tesi
Board observer

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Dominik Slonecki

Investment director at Presidio VC
Board observer

Board Members and Observers

We have a very experienced leadership team that works on every detail of the company to ensure that we are always on the road to business success.

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Jorma Ollila

Chairman
Board member

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Haakon Overli

Founding GP at Dawn Capital
Board member

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Jussi Westergren

Lead Complex Systems Researcher
and co-founder
Board member

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Sabrina Maniscalco

CEO and co-founder
Board member

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Matteo Rossi

CTO and co-founder
Board member

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Lauri Kokkila

Partner at Inventure VC
Board member

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Ebba Carbonnier

Director of the Swedish Quantum Life Science Centre
Board member

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Joni Karsikas

Investment director at Tesi
Board observer

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Dominik Slonecki

Investment director at Presidio VC
Board observer

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