SHPCP February 2023 Lunch & Learn

Date(s) - February 23, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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The Society of HPC Professionals lunch and learn event


Lunch & Learn – February 2023

Quantum Computing, how it works, where the industry is at, and how you can get started

whurley, Founder and CEO of Strangeworks 

23 February 2023 | Live stream

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Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Strangeworks is a group of experienced serial entrepreneurs, enterprise software developers, and quantum physicists who seek to humanize quantum computing and make it accessible to everyone. By guiding companies through the confusion of quantum computing, Strangeworks helps accelerate the integration of this new technology in corporations, universities, and enterprises.

The Strangeworks ecosystem provides access to over 100 quantum computing resources and features quantum computers from IBM, Rigetti, Aquila, IQM, D-Wave, and many others all in an easy to get started environment that allows you to deploy this technology of tomorrow, today. (

About the Speaker

Founder and CEO of 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, Innovator in Residence for the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Sloan School of Management at MIT, A Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Founder 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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