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IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim Update: Keysight Technologies’ Dr. Eric Holland, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Quantum Engineering Solutions, is a 2024 Speaker

Eric Holland, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Quantum Engineering Solutions for Keysight Technologies is an IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim 2024 Speaker
By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 29 Jan 2024

The IQT Vancouver conference will feature Dr. Eric T. Holland, Director of Strategic Initiatives in Keysight Technologies’ Quantum Engineering Solutions group. With his extensive experience in superconducting quantum processors and strategic roles in national laboratories, Dr. Holland brings invaluable insights into developing and implementing quantum technologies.

At Keysight Technologies, Dr. Holland’s expertise lies in designing, developing, and deploying Josephson junction-based superconducting quantum processors. This area of quantum technology is crucial for advancing quantum computing, given the pivotal role superconducting qubits play in current quantum processor designs.

Dr. Holland has significantly contributed to the quantum technology sector in his previous roles. He served as Fermilab’s Deputy Director of Quantum Technology, where he was involved in advancing the laboratory’s quantum technology initiatives. His tenure at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as Chief Quantum Hardware & Application Architect further underscores his quantum hardware development and application expertise.

Additionally, Dr. Holland plays an active role in shaping the future of quantum technology through his involvement with key quantum initiatives. He serves on the US Quantum Economic Development Consortia (Q-EDC) Executive Steering Committee and is an industry executive on the Princeton Quantum Initiative. These positions highlight his influence in the strategic direction of quantum technology development and policy in the United States.

Dr. Holland holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and a B.A. in Physics from Saint Anselm College, providing him with a solid academic foundation in physics and quantum technology.

At the IQT Vancouver conference, Dr. Holland is expected to share insights from his extensive experience in superconducting quantum processors and strategic roles in quantum technology development, using his work at Keysight Technologies as an example. His presentation will likely cover advancements in quantum hardware, the challenges of deploying quantum technologies in practical settings, and strategies for driving innovation in the quantum sector.

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 the IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim here.

Categories: Conference, photonics, quantum computing

Tags: Eric Holland, IQT Vancouver, Keysight Technologies

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