August 19th @ 10am CST
Why Quantum Computing Is Integral To The Future of HPC
Many in the HPC community believe that quantum computing won’t impact the HPC market for ten years…maybe more. As a result many aren’t investing time and resources into this emerging space. However, the fact is governments and corporations around the world including the USA, EU, Japan, China, Microsoft, IBM, Google, and countless others are investing billions of dollars to make this technology a reality much faster than people think. While no one knows when quantum computing will impact the HPC market, everyone realizes that the impact it makes will be dramatic. In this talk will discuss what quantum computing actually is, where we actually are in the development lifecycle, why quantum computing is an important piece of HPC’s future, and most importantly why it’s a new tool in your HPC arsenal and not a threat to your industry.
About the Speaker
William "Whurley" Hurley, CEO, StrangeWorks
Whurley is founder and CEO of Strangeworks, a quantum computing startup that makes the power of quantum computing easily accessible and available to all. He is an Eisenhower Fellow, A Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Chairman of the Quantum Computing Standards Workgroup at the IEEE, the first Ambassador to CERN and Society, a regular contributor to TechCrunch on the topic of Quantum Computing, and the co-author of "Quantum Computing For Babies”. Prior to starting Strangeworks he was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs [NYSE: GS]. He came to Goldman Sachs via the acquisition of his second startup, Honest Dollar. Prior to Honest Dollar whurley founded Chaotic Moon Studios which was acquired by Accenture [NYSE: ACN].
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