team.

The most committed, deepest bench in quantum computing.

By The Numbers

Our team is creating breakthroughs
in quantum.

25
Quantum Scientists and Engineers
497
Peer-Reviewed Quantum Information Publications

Founders

Christopher Savoie
Christopher Savoie, Ph.D., JD
CEO & Founder
Alan Aspuru-Guzik
Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Ph.D.
CSO, Founder & Professor at University of Toronto
Yudong Cao
Yudong Cao, Ph.D.
CTO & Founder
Jhonathan Romero Fontalvo
Jhonathan Romero Fontalvo, Ph.D.
Quantum Research Scientist & Founder
Jonathan P Olson (Jonny)
Jonathan P Olson (Jonny), Ph.D.
IP-coordinator & Founder
Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson, Ph.D.
Lead Research Scientist & Founder

We founded Zapata to develop quantum algorithms and software that deliver real-world advances for applications on near term quantum computers.

Christopher Savoie, CEO & Founder

Board Members

Christopher Savoie
Christopher Savoie, Ph.D., JD
CEO & Founder
Alan Aspuru-Guzik
Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Ph.D.
CSO, Founder & Professor at University of Toronto
Clark Golestani
Clark Golestani
Managing Director, C Sensei Group LLC
Gil Beyda
Gil Beyda
Managing Director, Comcast Ventures
Mark Cupta
Mark Cupta
Principal at Prelude Ventures
Reed Sturtevant
Reed Sturtevant
General Partner at The Engine
Rhonda Germany Ballintyn
Rhonda Germany Ballintyn
Board Director; Chair & President Family Foundation; Retired CSO & CMO Honeywell
Russ Wilcox
Russ Wilcox
Partner at Pillar VC (Board Observer)

Scientific Advisory Board

Andrew Childs
Andrew Childs
Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Institute for Advanced Computer Studies at the University of Maryland
Aram Harrow
Aram Harrow
Associate Professor of Physics at the MIT Center for Theoretical Physics
Arthur M. Jaffe
Arthur M. Jaffe
Landon T. Clay Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Science at Harvard
James D. Whitfield
James D. Whitfield
Assistant Professor of Physics and Adjunct Professor of Chemistry Dartmouth College
Jens Eisert
Jens Eisert
Professor of Quantum Physics at Freie Universität Berlin
Peter Love
Peter Love
Chair of the Zapata SAB, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Tufts University
Will Oliver
Will Oliver
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Lincoln Laboratory Fellow at MIT, Director of the MIT Center for Quantum Engineering, and Associate Director of the MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics

Executive Team

Michael D. Warren
Michael D. Warren
Vice President Business Development
Timothy Hirzel
Timothy Hirzel
Chief Product Officer
Katherine Londergan
Katherine Londergan
Chief Marketing Officer
Julie Andriolo
Julie Andriolo
Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Greene
Jeff Greene
General Counsel
Borja Peropadre
Borja Peropadre, Ph.D.
Director of Technical and Strategic Alliances
Christopher T. Brown
Christopher T. Brown, Ph.D.
Director of Quantum Solutions & General Manager Asia
Greg Ramsay
Greg Ramsay
Director of Operations
Witold W. Kowalczyk
Witold W. Kowalczyk
Director, European Business Development

Zapata is all about bridging the gap and helping those interested parties get into the quantum ecosystem and connect them to the right hardware partner.

Jonny Olson, Co-Founding Scientist​

Quantum Scientists

Alejandro Perdomo-Ortiz
Alejandro Perdomo-Ortiz, Ph.D.
Lead Quantum Application Scientist
Max Radin
Max Radin, Ph.D.
Lead Quantum Software Engineer
Peter Blum
Peter Blum
Lead Quantum Platform Engineer
Jérôme F. Gonthier
Jérôme F. Gonthier, Ph.D.
Quantum Application Scientist
Amara Katabarwa
Amara Katabarwa, Ph.D.
Quantum Application Scientist
Francisco Javier F. Alcazar
Francisco Javier F. Alcazar, Ph.D.
Quantum Application Scientist
Luis Serrano
Luis Serrano, Ph.D.
Quantum Application Scientist
Alex Kunitsa
Alex Kunitsa, Ph.D.
Quantum Application Scientist
Matthew Beach
Matthew Beach
Quantum Application Scientist
BK Lau
BK Lau
Senior Quantum Software Engineer
AJ Roeth
AJ Roeth
Quantum Software Engineer
Marta Mauri
Marta Mauri
Quantum Software Engineer
Michał Stęchły
Michał Stęchły
Quantum Software Engineer
William Simon
William Simon
Quantum Software Engineer
Ntwali Bashige Toussaint
Ntwali Bashige Toussaint
Quantum Software Engineer
Steve Chin
Steve Chin
Quantum Platform Engineer
Josué Alfaro
Josué Alfaro
Quantum Platform Engineer
Parham Moini
Parham Moini
Quantum Platform Engineer
Andrew Pratheepan
Andrew Pratheepan
Platform Engineering Co-op
Guoming Wang
Guoming Wang, Ph.D.
Quantum Research Scientist
Pierre-Luc Dallaire-Demers
Pierre-Luc Dallaire-Demers, Ph.D.
Quantum Research Scientist
Sukin Sim (Hannah)
Sukin Sim (Hannah)
Quantum Scientist
Maria Kieferova
Maria Kieferova
Quantum Scientist

Product, Business & Operations

James Clark
James Clark
Quantum Solutions Consultant
Siria Serrano
Siria Serrano
Executive Assistant
Diane Hadaya
Diane Hadaya
R&D Operations Administrator
James Ma
James Ma
Product Manager
Maria Genckel
Maria Genckel
Marketing Manager
Ethan Hansen
Ethan Hansen
Marketing & Product Intern