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IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim Update: Amazon Web Services Global Practice Lead, Amazon Advanced Solutions Lab, Helmut Katzgraber is a 2024 Speaker

Helmut Katzgraber, the Global Practice Lead, Amazon Advanced Solutions Lab at Amazon Web Services is an IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim 2024 Speaker
By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 15 Mar 2024

Attendees at the IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim conference will be privileged to hear from Helmut Katzgraber, the Global Practice Lead (Quantum) of the Amazon Quantum Solutions Lab, part of Amazon Web Services. Katzgraber’s transition from an illustrious career in academia to a pivotal role in the industry marks a significant evolution in his professional journey, reflecting his deep commitment to leveraging quantum technologies to solve complex challenges.

With a rich background in developing new algorithms to unravel some of the most intricate physics problems, Katzgraber has been at the forefront of quantum innovation. His academic work laid a solid foundation for his transition to the industry in 2018, where he led quantum solutions at Microsoft and was instrumental in launching Azure Quantum. Since 2020, Katzgraber has led a team of interdisciplinary scientists at Amazon Professional Services, focusing on crafting creative solutions to customers’ most challenging issues.

At the helm of the Amazon Quantum Solutions Lab at Amazon Web Services, Katzgraber’s work epitomizes the intersection of quantum computing and practical, real-world applications. His team’s efforts underscore the potential of quantum technologies to drive breakthroughs across various sectors, including finance, healthcare, logistics, and beyond. By marrying the theoretical underpinnings of quantum physics with cutting-edge computational techniques, Katzgraber is helping to chart a course toward the next generation of problem-solving tools.

During the IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim conference, Katzgraber is expected to delve into the transformative impact of quantum computing on the industry, sharing insights gleaned from his experiences at Amazon Quantum Solutions Lab at Amazon Web Services. His presentation will likely explore the development and application of quantum algorithms, the challenges of integrating quantum technologies into traditional business operations, and the future trajectory of quantum computing as it becomes increasingly accessible to a broader range of users.

IQT Vancouver · Pacific Rim 2024: Quantum Computing, Communications, and Security — Pathways to Real World Solutions.

With Vancouver as North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, IQT and the Quantum Algorithms Institute are bringing together partners across North America and Asia to showcase the state of quantum computing, communications, and security. This international conference moves beyond the quantum hype to profile quantum computing, communications technologies, and quantum expertise in real-world settings. Sessions will highlight practical applications of quantum algorithms and networking in pharmaceuticals, transportation, finance, and more industries. Attendees will include industry and government executives, end-users, and investors who will learn about the latest developments in these technologies, pathways for companies to get ready for quantum solutions, and ethics and policy considerations in this fast-growing industry.

Register for IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim 2024 here. 

Categories: Conference, photonics, quantum computing, research

Tags: AWS, Helmut Katzgraber, IQT Vancouver

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