The Future Of Quantum Computing

This is a video featuring the D-Wave CEO, Vern Brownell, presenting at the Compute Midwest conference and was posted by Tech Midwest on YouTube.  The video’s full title is, “The Future Of Quantum Computing: Vern Brownell, D-Wave CEO @ Compute Midwest.”  The video can also be found on the Tech Midwest website and I have also posted the article from Tech Midwest below the video.

Here is the video from it’s YouTube source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zdd88aC0VwA

Runtime: 48:57

From the Tech Midwest website:

How will quantum computing change the world?
Learn about a radical new machine that could solve humanity’s most complex problems.

In this video, Vern Brownell (CEO, D-Wave) shared insights on “The Future Of Quantum Computing” at our Compute Midwest conference.

D-Wave made history by building the world’s first commercial quantum computer.

At a cost of over 10 million dollars, Google, NASA and Lockheed Martin were first to buy this machine.

Imagine the future with a technology so powerful, it could help find cures for cancer, new pharmaceutical drug R&D and much more.

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Vern Brownell, CEO of D-Wave, Speaks at Compute Midwest 2014. (Photo CreditWestside Studio)

 

Vern Brownell

CEO, D-Wave

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(Photo Credit Westside Studio)

Vern Brownell is the CEO of D-Wave, a company that built the world’s first quantum computer.

He joined D-Wave from Egenera, a company he founded and at which he held various executive roles including CEO. Egenera was a pioneer of infrastructure virtualization and today is a global leader in converged infrastructure and cloud management software.

Prior to his tenure at Egenera, Mr. Brownell served as the Chief Technology Officer at Goldman Sachs.

He holds an MBA degree from Anna Maria College and a BEng. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.

 

About Compute Midwest

computemwVern Brownell, CEO of D-Wave, Speaks at Compute Midwest 2014. (Photo CreditWestside Studio)

As seen in some of the world’s top tech publications like Forbes, Fast Companyand The Next Web, Compute Midwest is a 2 day convergence of tech: new people, new ideas and new frontiers in Kansas City.

You don’t want to miss Compute Midwest 2015! Sign up & get special access to ticket discounts, news & more. Join us this fall to imagine the future & hear the stories of innovators who have built ideas that changed the world.

Video Info (YouTube):

Published on Dec 4, 2014

In this video, Vern Brownell (CEO, D-Wave) shared insights on “The Future Of Quantum Computing” at our Compute Midwest conference.

Learn more about Compute Midwest (http://www.computemidwest.com)

Learn more about D-Wave (http://www.dwavesys.com)

 

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