team.

The most committed, deepest bench in quantum computing.

By The Numbers

Our team is creating breakthroughs
in quantum.

33
Quantum Scientists
33
Quantum Engineers
38
PhDs
494
Author Credits in Peer-Reviewed Quantum and Related Publications
57
Patent Families
87638
Research Citations

Leadership and Founders

Christopher Savoie
Christopher Savoie, Ph.D., JD
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Yudong Cao
Yudong Cao, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Gregg Carman
Gregg Carman
Chief Commercial Officer
Mimi Flanagan
Mimi Flanagan
Chief Financial Officer
Katherine Londergan
Katherine Londergan
Chief Marketing Officer
Jeff Greene
Jeff Greene
General Counsel
Alan Aspuru-Guzik
Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Ph.D.
Zapata Scientific Advisor; Professor, Univ. of Toronto, Canada 150 Research Chair, CIFAR AI Chair
Jhonathan Romero Fontalvo
Jhonathan Romero Fontalvo, Ph.D.
Director of Professional Services & Co-Founder
Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson, Ph.D.
Lead Research Scientist & Co-Founder
Jonathan P. Olson (Jonny)
Jonathan P. Olson (Jonny), Ph.D.
Associate Director of Quantum Science IP & Co-Founder
Pat Bernard
Pat Bernard
Vice President of Global Alliances
Jay Liu
Jay Liu
Vice President of Product
Greg Ramsay
Greg Ramsay
Vice President of Corporate Operations
Eric Reuthe
Eric Reuthe
Vice President of Engineering
Tim Stanley
Tim Stanley
Vice President of Global Sales
Steven N. Stern
Steven N. Stern
Vice President of Customer Solutions
Nicole Fitchpatric
Nicole Fitchpatric
Deputy General Counsel & Ethics and Compliance Officer

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

Christopher Savoie, CEO & Co-Founder

Board of Directors

Christopher Savoie
Christopher Savoie, Ph.D., JD
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Alan Aspuru-Guzik
Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Ph.D.
Zapata Scientific Advisor; Professor, Univ. of Toronto, Canada 150 Research Chair, CIFAR AI Chair
Gil Beyda
Gil Beyda
Founder, Managing Partner, Genacast Ventures; Former Managing Director, Comcast Ventures
Mark Cupta
Mark Cupta
Managing Director, Prelude Ventures
Rhonda Germany Ballintyn
Rhonda Germany Ballintyn
Former Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Honeywell
Clark Golestani
Clark Golestani
Former Global CIO, Merck; Managing Director, C Sensei Group
Jeff Huber
Jeff Huber
Founding CEO of GRAIL; Former SVP of Google Ads, Apps, Maps & [x]
Dana Jones
Dana Jones
CEO, RealPage; Former CEO, Sparta Systems
Charles Kane
Charles Kane
Former CFO, RSA Security, Aspen Technology, and Informix Software; MIT Sloan Lecturer

Strong teams built around innovation in quantum algorithms are going to be the key to make these advances practical and widely available.​

Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Co-Founder

Scientific Advisory Board

Alan Aspuru-Guzik
Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Ph.D.
Zapata Scientific Advisor; Professor, Univ. of Toronto, Canada 150 Research Chair, CIFAR AI Chair
Peter Love
Peter Love
Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University
Andrew Childs
Andrew Childs
Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland
Jens Eisert
Jens Eisert
Professor of Quantum Physics, Freie Universität Berlin
Aram Harrow
Aram Harrow
Professor of Physics, MIT Center for Theoretical Physics
Arthur M. Jaffe
Arthur M. Jaffe
Landon T. Clay Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Science, Harvard
Will Oliver
Will Oliver
Henry Ellis Warren (1894) Professor in EECS; Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and Professor of Physics, Lincoln Laboratory; Fellow, MIT; Director, MIT Center for Quantum Engineering; Associate Director, MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics

To realize the full promise of quantum computing will take time, science, and engineering – across the board. Zapata has brought together a fantastic team of researchers who want to work with academia and industry to develop tomorrow’s quantum algorithms.

Will Oliver, Associate Professor, MIT