How Quantum Computing Will Revolutionize the World: Maryland & Israeli Experts Weigh In

Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Time: 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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How Quantum Computing Will Revolutionize the World: Maryland & Israeli Experts Weigh In
Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 9:00 am EST; 16:00 Israel time

While the revolutionary advances of quantum computing may sound like science fiction, they are rapidly moving beyond theoretical science and entering the workplace. Maryland and Israel are early global leaders. Learn from our experts how quantum computing will revolutionize the world and the leadership roles these communities are taking.


Dr. Tal David heads Israel’s National Quantum Initiative, charting the country’s future as a global quantum technology leader. Dr. David received his Ph.D. in quantum physics from Ben Gurion University.

Dr. Christopher Monroe, an experimental atomic physicist and quantum engineer, is Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland, Professor of ECE and Physics at Duke University, and co-Founder and Chief Scientist of IonQ, Inc. in College Park, MD.

Shlomi Cohen is CEO & Co-Founder of QuantLR, a quantum cryptography company. Prior to this he was CEO of OTI, a fintech company traded on Nasdaq (OTIV) and RayV, an online video-streaming company acquired by Yahoo.

Dr. Itamar Sivan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Quantum Machines (QM), the first quantum startup in Israel. He completed his Ph.D. in quantum electronics and microfabrication at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.

Julie Lenzer, Moderator, is the Chief Innovation Officer at the University of Maryland and Acting Director for its newly launched Quantum Startup Foundry. Prior to this, Julie led the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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