Zapata Teaming With IBM, Google to Push Quantum Tech Into Next Phase | Enterpreneurship
Christopher Savoie says he was skeptical when former Harvard researcher Alán Aspuru-Guzik pitched Savoie last year on joining the quantum computing software venture he was planning to form.
Quantum computing technology is at least a decade away from commercial feasibility, responded Savoie, a tech developer and attorney who previously founded startups in machine learning, pharmaceuticals, and energy tech. Aspuru-Guzik—a researcher focused on the intersection of computer science and chemistry—had also been skeptical, but the technology seemed to have hit a turning point. “It’s getting close,” he told Savoie.
He insisted Savoie come talk to Aspuru-Guzik’s colleagues about the progress they—and… Read more »
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