Meet the Judges


Christian Weedbrook

Founder/CEO @XanaduAI


Matthias Christandl

Leader of the Quantum for Life Center, University Copenhagen


Krisztian Benyo

Ph.D., Technical Business Developer, Expert in Quantum Solutions Development at Pasqal


Prince Koree Osei

Lead Scientist, Quantum Leap Africa, African Institute for Mathematical Science, Ghana


Urbasi Sinha

Heads the Quantum Information and Computing (QuIC) laboratory at the Raman Research Institute (RRI)


Maria Teresa

Director of Design Delivery and Strategist, Niew, (Mexico, Italy)


Gabriel Falcao

Tenured Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, IT, University of Coimbra


Heike Rill

Head of Science & Technology and Lead of IBM Research Quantum Europe

Davide Fanciulli

Assistant Program Managment Officer, UN SDG Lab

Philipp Kammerlander

Executive Director of the Quantum Center at ETH Zurich

Luca Mira Wolf-Bauwens

IBM Research Europe

John Elbing

Strategic Business Storybuilding, Standpoint

United Arab Emirates

Hisham Sati

Associate Dean of Science; Program Head of Mathematics; Professor of Mathematics; Global Network Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU, New York University Abu Dhabi

Dr Abdullah Al Shimmari

Senior Director AI and Data Solutions, Core42, UAE

Riyadh Baghdadi

Assistant Professor in Computer Science, NYU Abu Dhabi; Affiliated Researcher at MIT.

Muhammad Shafique

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, New York University Abu Dhabi

Khalil Ramadi

Assistant Professor NYU, New York University Abu Dhabi | MIT

Hoda Al Khzaimi

Research Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering; Director, Center of Cyber Security, New York University Abu Dhabi

Joanna Majsak

Intern, Technology Innovation Institute (TII)

Edoardo Pedicillo

Associate Researcher, Technology Innovation Institute (TII)

Rawdha AlMeraikhi

Associate Director of Outreach, MBZUAI (Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI))

Reem Al Musabbeh

Serial Entrepreneur and Head of community at Women in AI, UAE.

United States

Sebastian Hassinger

Principal Specialist | WW Business Development & Go-To-Market | Amazon Braket, Amazon AWS

Vardaan Sahgal

Quantum Software and Solutions Head, Womanium Quantum

Catherine Lefebvre

Senior Advisory Open Quantum Institute, GESDA

Constantijn Van Der Poel

AI Team Lead, SandboxAQ