People

QAI Leadership

Our leadership team consists of experts in industry, academia, and government, all with an aligned goal of harnessing BC's quantum computing ecosystem. 

Management Team

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Marjan Bagheri

Senior Director
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Mehdi Bozzorey

Business Development Director
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Alex Lee

Business Operations Manager
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Anish Verma

Project and Business Manager

Board of Directors

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Landon Downs

President & Co-Founder
1QBIT
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Paul Gulyas

Business Development
IBM Canada
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Helmut Katzgraber

Senior Practice Manager
Amazon Web Services
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Brad Lackey

Senior Principal Researcher
Microsoft
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Tim Lesiuk

Executive Director, Cross Government Initiatives
Government of British Columbia
Cynthia Milton

Cynthia Milton

Associate Vice-President Research
University of Victoria
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Gail Murphy

Vice-President Research & Innovation
University of British Columbia
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Dugan O'Neil

Vice-President, Research and International
Simon Fraser University
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Stephanie Simmons

Chief Quantum Officer
Photonic Inc.
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Murray Thom

Vice President of Product Management
D-Wave Systems Inc.

Co-op & Interns

Bernadetta Alma

Marketing and Communications Coordinator
University of British Columbia

Suyash Bapna

Business Development co-op
University of British Columbia

Aidan Clark

Digital Marketing Specialist
University of Victoria

Marta Goldenberg

Research and Communications Coordinator
University of Victoria

Serena Juby

Team Lead, Research and Projects
University of Victoria

Daniel Lee

IP and Legal Coordinator
University of British Columbia

Jade Li

Cybersecurity Specialist
Simon Fraser University

Oleg Moskvin

Project Coordinator
University of Victoria

Margarethe Savage

Financial and Research Coordinator
University of Victoria

Tyler Tootle

Team Lead, Research and Projects
University of Victoria