Who News: Added Management to IonQ, Isara, and Riverlane
ionQ has been added Pat Tang to his leadership team as Vice President of Research and Development (VP R&D). He previously worked at Amazon’s Lab126 where he was Vice President of Engineering and led the development of several Amazon devices including the Kindle, Fire TV, and Echo. Previously he was Manager of Hardware and Architecture Development at Apple Computer. He also has previous experience in photonics technology, RF ICs, and sensors at companies including Agilent and Photonic Link. Tang holds a PhD in Physics from Imperial College London. IonQ has issued a news release announcing the available joining companies Here.
close been promoted Atushi Yamada to be CEO and added Amit Mittal as the Executive Chairman of the company. Yamada has worked at Isara for nearly eight years in various capacities with his most recent role as Managing Director of Quantum-safe Technologies. He has expertise in cryptography and cybersecurity and holds a PhD from the University of Waterloo. Mital was most recently Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director on the US National Security Council at the White House where he focused on cybersecurity, quantum computing and other high-tech areas. Prior to that, he spent 21 years as VP and General Manager at Microsoft leading teams across a number of different hardware and software areas. He has also worked at Symantec, Trusted Key, and served as a board member, advisor, and investor in several technology startups. The press release from Isara announcing this appointment can be accessed Here.
riverlane been promoted Maria Maragkou as Vice President of Products. In this role he will oversee Riverlane’s development Deltaflow. OS software and other products. Maragkou has worked at Riverlane for over two years, most previously as Head of Business Development. Prior to Riverlane he was a Senior Editor at Spring Nature working on editorial projects in physics, photonics, metamaterials, and quantum materials. He holds a PhD in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics at the University of Southampton and also an Executive MBA at KEDGE School of Business. Riverlane has posted a press release announcing his appointment on their website which can be viewed Here.
We wish everyone success in their new roles.
May 14, 2023