Amsterdam, 27 January 2020 - Qu&Co appoints Dr. Thierry Botter as business development advisor.
Quantum software development startup Qu&Co is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Thierry Botter as a business development advisor to the company. In this role Thierry will support Qu&Co in building valuable business relations with partners, clients, financiers and relevant public bodies.
Benno Broer, CEO at Qu&Co: “we are delighted that Thierry will be working with us. He brings an exceptional track record in (corporate) R&D, key insights in the needs of our customers and a broad network in the global Quantum Technologies industry, amplifying our momentum in building a leading global franchise in quantum software”
Thierry is currently the deputy head of central R&D at Airbus, where he also established and leads Airbus' long-term scientific research team, Airbus Blue Sky. Thierry has built a broad network within the quantum technology industry. He serves as an advisor to the EU Quantum Technologies Flagship, a 1B€ funding program for quantum research established by the European Commission. Thierry is also a Venture Partner at Quantonation, a venture capital firm dedicated to early-stage investments in deep physics startups with a focus on the emerging and disruptive field of Quantum Technologies. Additionally, Thierry serves as a board observer at QC Ware, a US based startup developing enterprise software for quantum computing. He holds a PhD in physics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Thierry Botter, “I am delighted to be joining Qu&Co as an advisor. The company and its community of contributors have developed an impressive set of early quantum-computing software solutions. I am excited to help Qu&Co continue to grow and become an important pillar of the global quantum-computing landscape.”
Qu&Co is a quantum-computational software development business founded in 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We develop quantum algorithms and quantum software for chemistry and multiphysics simulations. Our quantum developers work closely together with the domain experts of our clients and with our academic advisors to develop and implement novel and tailor-made quantum algorithms to solve industry relevant problems and we turn these quantum algorithms into practical quantum software products. We have built a client portfolio with leading multinational corporations from different industries and we have built partnerships with the leading quantum-hardware developers from Europe and North America.