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Thursday, October 10 2019 - 09:12
Cambridge Quantum Computing Appoints Robert Youngjohns to Its Board of Directors
CAMBRIDGE, England, October 10, 2019/PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Cambridge Quantum Computing ("CQC") today announced that Robert Youngjohns has 
been appointed to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. 

Based in Silicon Valley, Robert was previously the Executive Vice President and 
General Manager of HP Software at Hewlett Packard Enterprises ("HPE"). Whilst 
there, he was instrumental in the $9 billion merger of HPE's Software Business 
Segment with Micro Focus resulting in the creation of one of the world's 
largest software companies. During his tenure at Hewlett Packard, Robert was a 
member of HP's Executive Council.

Prior to HPE, Robert was President of Microsoft North America Sales and 
Marketing. Additionally, he has held senior leadership roles at Callidus Cloud, 
Sun Microsystems and IBM. Currently, Robert sits on the board of a select 
number of growth companies in the technology sector.

"I am delighted to welcome Robert to CQC's leadership team," said Ilyas Khan, 
CEO of CQC. "Robert has lived the critical transformation and transition of the 
software industry through some of the most influential technology companies in 
the world, and his experience will be a tremendous asset to CQC." 

"Quantum computing is the next defining chapter in a century of computing 
advances and in this regard, CQC has assembled a world-class team and created 
products that will enable the power of quantum computing to be realized," said 
Robert Youngjohns. "I look forward to contributing to CQC's development during 
an exciting phase of growth and discovery."

Robert holds a Master's degree with honors in physics and philosophy from 
Oxford University.

About Cambridge Quantum Computing 

Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is a world-leading quantum computing software 
company with over 50 scientists including 30+ PhD's across offices in Cambridge 
(UK), San Francisco, London and Tokyo. CQC builds tools for the 
commercialisation of quantum technologies that will have a profound global 

CQC combines expertise in quantum software, specifically a quantum development 
platform (t|ket>TM), enterprise applications in the area of quantum chemistry 
(EUMEN), quantum machine learning (QML), and quantum augmented cybersecurity 

For more information about CQC, visit

Source: Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC)