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Fujitsu Laboratories Advanced Technology Symposium 2017
Speaker Biography:
David Moehring

David MoehringDavid Moehring

Dr. David Moehring is the CEO of IonQ, a venture-backed company developing general-purpose trapped-ion-based quantum information processors. Prior to IonQ, Dr. Moehring was a Senior National Intelligence Officer at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), where his high-performance computing portfolio included a global, academic and industrial effort demonstrating quantum-computing algorithms. Dr. Moehring also held positions as a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, and as an Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics. He received his PhD in Physics from the University of Michigan where he pioneered the use of individual photons to couple quantum information between distant trapped ions.