Multiverse, Company

We are dedicated
to employing the best talent

This makes Multiverse an incredible place to build you career, as you will be working alongside world leading experts in quantum computing, tensor networks, machine learning and finance.

Samuel Mugel

Samuel Mugel

CTO

Expert in quantum computing and quantum machine learning. PhD jointly awarded by ICFO (Spain) and the University of Southampton (UK). Formerly Computational physicist at Cortirio (UK), Technical Director at The Quantum Revolution Fund, and Founder and CTO at Groundstate Consulting. Advisor for the McKinsey Tech Council and the Forbes Tech Council, and Mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab.

Román Orús

Román Orús

CSO

Quantum physicist. PhD. Ikerbasque Research Professor at DIPC. Visiting professor at the BSC. Johannes Guttenberg Universität Mainz, University of Queensland, Max Planck Institute, CNRS, Marie Curie IIF, Early Career Prize from the European Physical Society. Author of numerous highly-cited papers on quantum physics and computation. Steering Board of Quantum Journal. Partner of Entanglement Partners. President of GEIC in the RSEF.

Enrique Lizaso Olmos

Enrique Lizaso Olmos

CEO

Mathematician. PhD. Professor at the University of Vic. Professor of Finance, UAB. IT Specialist. Medical doctor. MBA from IESE Business School. More than 20 years in the financial industry. Ex-CEO of Unnim Bank. Quantitative analyst. Founder of startups in Blockchain and International Health. President of the Quantum for Quants commission (of the Quantum World Association). Mechatronics Engineering Professor.

Alfonso Rubio

Alfonso Rubio

CMO

ADE ESADE. Co-founder and CEO of Entanglement Partners. President of barcelonaqbit-bqb. VP of Innovation of AMETIC / CEOE and coordinator of the quantum group AMETIQ. Member of the Quantum Strategic Advisory Board (UE). President of the Quantum Observatory of Latin America, Caribbeans, Spain and Portugal. Chairman of the "Quantum Ethics" Commission of the Quantum World Association-QWA. VP of Quantum Art Lab, QUO Artis Foundation. Ambassador RMB / UNESCO of La Palma (Canary Islands).

Miriam Garcia

Miriam Garcia

Admin Assistant

Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting and a Master's in Business Administration (MBA). Complemented with a diploma in Business Sales and a certificate in Marketing. Previous expereience as a Junior Auditor, in Madrid. Before working overseas for the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines and as a Junior broker assistant for an Australian consulting company focused on home lending and commercial finance.

Esperanza Cuenca

Esperanza Cuenca

Head of Strategy and Outreach

Industrial Engineer specialized in Business Management, with honors. 10+ years’ experience in consumer finance and retail banking at Santander Group, in executive and strategy consulting roles, based in Madrid. 5+ years’ experience in strategy consulting at top tier companies (Deloitte, BearingPoint and Horváth & Partners), also based in Madrid. Professional certificates in Quantum Technologies by MIT xPRO, IBM and QuTech at TU Delft amongst others. Head of Change Management at the Quantum Strategy Institute. Member of the Quantum World Association. Active involvement in the global quantum computing community, specially Quantum London and Quantum Madrid.

Michel Kurek

Michel Kurek

CEO, Multiverse Computing SAS

Engineer in Computer Science, and Applied Mathematics (ENSIMAG, France). MSc in financial techniques, ESSEC (France) Business School. EMBA, Ecole Polytechnique (France).25+ years’ experience in quantitative finance / algo trading working in the largest French banks. Founder of AIfiscience (IP/Business consulting services). Founder/VP of the Feynman Foundation (Quantum for humanity). Active facilitator of the quantum technologies ecosystem (“Le lab Quantique”, Paris-based think tank, QuantX, alumni group of Ecole Polytechnique).

Juan Luis Sánchez Toural

Juan Luis Sánchez Toural

Business Developer

PhD candidate in Quantum Technologies in U.A.M. (Madrid, Spain). BSC in Physics at U.C. (Madrid, Spain). MBA at I.E. Business School. Research focused on using quantum technologies for sensing and computation.

Daniella Moreano

Daniella Moreano

Admin Assistant

4th year Business Administration and Management student at the University of the Basque Country, majoring in finance. She has completed courses focused on gender equality and ethical finance.

Marta García

Marta García

Chief Financial Officer

BSc in Business Administration, Mondragón University. Ten years experience in Corporate Finance working for top tier banks in the City of London (RBS, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, BBVA). Broad syndicated, agency loans and CDO management expertise. Operation Controller at Client Services and Markets for the BBVA New York office, based in Madrid. 3 years experience in Retail Banking at BBVA, San Sebastian.

Sonika Trehon

Sonika Trehon

Admin Assistant

A business graduate with experience in administration, sales, marketing management, social media, and business development. Post-graduate diploma in Global Business Management from Humber College, Ontario, and a B.A. with specialisation in marketing and psychology from Delhi University, India. Managed business accounts and administrative tasks at an electrical solutions company for over a year and interned across various industries, including telecommunications, jewellery, business skills training, events and hospitality.

Amaia Garmendia

Amaia Garmendia

Chief People Officer

BSc in Business Administration and Management, major in Finance, at University of Deusto. Over 13 years experience working at Bloomberg, looking after the Top Tier I and II banks in the city of London. Areas of speciality: Fixed Income and Fixed Income Derivatives. Former financial risk management consultant for SMEs in Donostia.

Rodrigo Hernández

Rodrigo Hernández

Head of Verticals and Strategic Alliances

Mechanical engineer from TU Madrid and MSc in information Sciences from UCM (Madrid, Spain). Faculty member at the Artificial Intelligence Finance Institute (AIFI, NYU Tandon School). Former researcher in satellite plasma thruster design and precision metrology at ETSIAE (School of Aerospace Engineering, TU Madrid).

Ruth Fociños

Ruth Fociños

Grant Manager

The Master’s Degree in Project Management and Business Innovation. International working experience in China and Peru for two years and more than 3 years experience in technology transfer to companies through specialised R&D projects.

Praveen Kumar

Praveen Kumar

Talent Acquisition Officer

MSc in Software Engineering and MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University. Highly experienced in talent acquisition and HR projects for various Fortune 500 companies as well as medium size and startups, specialized in different geographies like the US, UK, EU, Singapore and India. Focused on organization culture, diversity hiring, candidate experience, employer branding, technical pipeline and analytics.

Cecilia Pinto

Cecilia Pinto

Admin Assistant

4th year student in Business Management at the University of the Basque Country, specialized in finance. She was part of the Gipuzkoa Talent program for two college years, and she has taken courses on ethical finance.

David Morillo Fernandez

David Morillo Fernandez

Sales and Admin. Associate

BA in International Business, Universidad Anahuac Mexico Norte. ACS in International Business Management, Greystone College Montreal. Former Business Development associate for different industries. Interested professional in all techniques of entrepreneurship, project management, marketing and business administration to lead successful companies.

Karina Robinson

Karina Robinson

Advisor to the Board

Karina is a champion of the City of London and Diversity & Inclusion campaigner. She is CEO of Robinson Hambro Ltd, a CEO Advisory firm; a NED on the Board of Atlanti, an Anglo-Swiss Fund Management & Family Office firm; and Founder of The City Quantum Summit, which takes place at the Mansion House, the heart of the City of London. She is Chair of the Advisory Board to the Lord Mayor’s Appeal, and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers. Karina is an Emeritus Governor of the London School of Economics and Co-Director of The Inclusion Initiative, a research institute. The first few decades of her career were spent as a financial and political journalist at Bloomberg and The Banker.

Iñaki Domingo

Iñaki Domingo

Admin Assistant

4th year student at the University of the Basque Country majoring Business and specialised in financial accounting and internal auditing, as well as the senior student coordinator.

Angel Sierra Diez

Angel Sierra Diez

Business Developer

PhD in Computer Engineering, specialist in automation systems, IoT, IT systems, application of quantum computing to the market and business development.

Mehdi Bozzo-Rey

Mehdi Bozzo-Rey

Chief Revenue Officer

Physicist by training (MSc, theoretical physics, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec) with a background in Computer Science and Mathematics (Université Paris XIII, France). 20+ years of experience in High Performance and Quantum Computing (Platform Computing, IBM, CQC, Quantum Algorithms Institute). Seasoned executive leader with a passion for productization and commercialisation of high impact research and emerging technologies. Fervent advocate for equity, diversity, inclusion and sustainability.

Bob Dameron

Bob Dameron

Head of Business Dev.

Spent last 10 years helping early stage companies scale up. Former: SVP Enterprise Sales, CEO/Board member for a US tech company, and for a financial services company. Held executive positions at a major mutual fund company and at TSX. He is a mentor for Futurpreneur Canada and founder/Chair of a Mental Health Education Fund.

Iraia Ibarzabal

Iraia Ibarzabal

Grant Manager

Chemical Engineer and Master in Professional Development, with more than 7 years experience in R&D project management, including applying for and management of grants and tax incentives for innovation activities.

Cesar Muñoz

Cesar Muñoz

DevOps Engineer

System Engineer at UNEXPO "Luis Caballero Mejias". Over 8 years experience working at IT companies helping customers to achieve their technologies goals in the field of Networking, Security and Cloud Computing.

Maryem Azzouz

Maryem Azzouz

Machine Learning Engineer

MSc in Artificial Intelligence, Systems and Data from Paris Dauphine PSL university. This master is co-accredited by University Paris Dauphine, École Normale Supérieure of Paris and Mines ParisTech. BS in Applied Mathematics from Paris Dauphine PSL university.

Serkan Şahin

Serkan Şahin

Head of Quantum-Inspired Engineering

Quantum physicist, MSc and BSc in physics from University of Mainz. Worked as a Data Scientist and Operations Research Consultant in various industries, specializes in optimization software for businesses.

Johan Hernandez

Johan Hernandez

Intern

Mechatronics student at Universidad de Zaragoza, with previous environmental knowledge acquired at Liceo Ecológico del Norte (Bogotá). Experience working on the industrial tool sector. Enthusiast of new technologies and state of the art developments, interested in science media and reading papers.

Oussama Tahiri Alaoui

Oussama Tahiri Alaoui

Software Developer

MSc in Data Science from Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) with a thesis about updating Spanish DBpedia using Databus. Engineering degree in Computer Science from UAE (Tangier, Morocco) with a final project in software development. He worked on different data engineering and machine learning projects.

Kris Tziritas

Kris Tziritas

Financial Engineer

MSc in mathematics and statistics from the University of Quebec with an emphasis on exotic options. MSc in quantitative finance from the University of Montreal with a strong focus on machine learning.Over five years of experience successfully implementing state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms in multiple major Canadian banks.

Cristina Sanz

Cristina Sanz

Quantum Software Developer

Theoretical physicist. BSc in Physics at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). Ph.D. in Spintronics and Nanophotonics from Universidad del País Vasco (UPV/EHU). Involved in science outreach and gender equality projects. Enthusiastic learner of Quantum Computing and how it could change our day-to-day.

Irene Caceres

Irene Caceres

Quantum Software Developer

MSc graduate in quantum technologies from University College London and theoretical physicist from King’s College London. Specialised in theoretical condensed matter and spin physics. MSc thesis on optimising quantum dot spin chains for perfect communication transfer. Experience as a quantum algorithm researcher.

Daniel García Guijo

Daniel García Guijo

Quantum Software Developer

BSc in Physics at the University of Oviedo, final project on fluid simulations using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks. Mathematics student at UNED, specialized in the applications of functional analysis in quantum information theory.

Raj Patel

Raj Patel

Financial Engineer

MASc student at University of Toronto working on solving PDEs using Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning for applications in Option Pricing and Optimal Trade Execution. BSc in Statistics and Actuarial Science from University of Toronto. (Industrially, he has previously worked on Financial Risk Management and Actuarial teams.)

Manuel Martin

Manuel Martin

Intern

I am a fourth year Physics student at Universidad Pública of Cantabria, looking to complement my studies with an internship. I like researching on physics and would love to continue learning on quantum computing. I have a strong basis in maths and programming.

Mikel Etxezarraga

Mikel Etxezarraga

Intern

Graduated in mechanical engineering at the Basque Public University in 2021 (UPV/EHU) and financial trader, with great interest in computational science and finance

Jon Oillarburu

Jon Oillarburu

Quantum Software Developer

MSc in Engineering from CentraleSupélec, France.Dual degree with the University of Cambridge: MASt in Applied mathematics.Strong focus on Quantum Computation and Quantum Information theory, worked on the optimization of a surface codearchitecture, as well as on the opportunities of the measurement based quantum computation.

Chia-Wei Hsing

Chia-Wei Hsing

Quantum-Inspired Software Developer

Quantum physicist, MSc and BSc in physics from National Taiwan University. Worked as a researcher in IBM Q Hub. Specializes in the interdisciplinary research of Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, and Tensor Networks. Expert in the development of quantum/quantum-inspired machine learning models.

Joana Garciarena

Joana Garciarena

Intern

Computer Engineering Degree student at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), specialized in computer science.

Saeed S. Jahromi

Saeed S. Jahromi

Quantum-Inspired Software Developer

Quantum Condensed Matter Physicist, PhD from the K.N.Toosi University of technology/TU Dortmund. Postdoctoral researcher at Sharif University of Technology, EPFL and DIPC. Expert in development of quantum-inspired numerical techniques for strongly correlated quantum many-body systems, topological phases and quantum materials. Tensor Network Specialist.

Asier Rodriguez

Asier Rodriguez

Quantum Software Developer

MSc student in Quantum Science and Technology at EHU with an emphasis on condensed matter physics.Physics and Electronic Engineering BSc double graduate from the University of the Basque Country (EHU), including a thesis on machine learning. Summer intern at DIPC.

Pablo Bermejo

Pablo Bermejo

Quantum Software Developer

PhD student in quantum computing and quantum machine learning at DIPC. MSc in Quantum Physics from ENS (Paris) with a master in general physics from Paris Saclay. BSc in aeroespace engineering and current student of BSc in Mathematics at UNED. Previous research experience on quantum computing, quantum error correction and quantum information processing with superconducting qubits.

Milad Keramati

Milad Keramati

Software Developer

BSc in Software Engineering from University of Science and Technology of Mazandaran. Experienced in web development, AI, system administration, and optimization.

Andoni Duarte

Andoni Duarte

Software Developer

Electronic Engineering BSc (EHU), Modelling for Science and Egineering MSc (UAB). 5 years Dev experience: Edge Computing, Cloud Computing, sometimes doubling as a sysadmin. Comfortable at the command line.

Usman Ayub Sheikh

Usman Ayub Sheikh

Machine Learning Engineer

Electrical Engineer with specialisation in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. PhD from the University of Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Former researcher in Cognitive Neuroscience at Basque Center on cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL).

Faysal Ishtiaq Rabby

Faysal Ishtiaq Rabby

Software Developer

Self taught programmer graduated in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Worked for multiple software development companies and startups. Experienced in cloud computing, developing analytics and distributed systems.

Victor Onofre

Victor Onofre

Quantum Software Developer

Quantum physicist. MSc in physics from the Center of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CNyN) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), specialized in quantum biology and quantum information. He worked on numerical simulations of the dynamics of open quantum systems and with discord-type quantum correlations. BSc in Physics from the Autonomous University of Baja California

Borja Aizpurua

Borja Aizpurua

Intern: Quantum Computing Developer

MSc student in Telecommunications Engineering from Tecnun / Universidad de Navarra (Donostia). BSc in Systems of Telecommunication from Tecnun, including a thesis on coding and quantum error correction.

Pablo Martin

Pablo Martin

Machine Learning Engineer

PhD in Physics at U.A.M. (Madrid, Spain). Research focused on using machine learning techniques to study fundamental particle physics. Also, research affiliate at Berkeley Lab, working on unsupervised methods for anomaly detection. MSc in Physics at Durham University and BSc in Physics at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Samuel Palmer

Samuel Palmer

Head of Financial Engineering

BSc in Chemistry, University of Bristol; MSc in Computer Science, University College London; MRes in Computational Finance, London Business School; PhD in Computational Finance, University College London. He has worked in XHE Capital and Brainpool AI, developing Computational financial applications by using AI. He has also experience in FPGA-based solutions.

Valentin Brekke

Valentin Brekke

Intern: Machine Learning Engineer

MSc student in engineering from CentraleSupélec, part of Paris-Saclay University, France. Major in Applied Mathematics with wide range of in-depth study including probability theory as well as quantum and statistical physics.

Luigi D'Amico

Luigi D'Amico

Machine Learning Engineer

BSc in Electronic Engineering in Unisannio (Benevento, Italy). MSc in Automation and Robotics Engineering from Federico II (Naples, Italy) working on systems mathematical modeling and computer vision. Primarily self-taught in Machine Learning, his various backgrounds make him very flexible in learning new things.

Luc Andrea

Luc Andrea

Data Science Manager

Quantum AI & business development. PhD in condensed matter physics, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, (Paris, France). Post-doctoral researcher at French Atomic Energy Commission. Data scientist in a consulting firm for 4 years. Special affinity for the energy sector, with a particular focus on bringing quantum into industry applications and bridging deep tech with business.

Ninad Dixit

Ninad Dixit

Machine Learning Engineer

Ph.D. in Chemistry from Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, USA). More than 4 years of experience in product development and project management. Interested in applying quantum- and quantum-inspired algorithms for developing high-impact solutions.

Ivan Savitskiy

Ivan Savitskiy

Software Developer

Msc in robotics from BMSTU. Worked as a web developer for a multiple software and product companies. Experienced in Python and web development.

Maiyuren Srikumar

Maiyuren Srikumar

Intern: Quantum

PhD student at the University of Melbourne, specialising in quantum information theory and quantum machine learning. Has done internships at Investment Banking firms, Blockchain start-ups and quantum computing consulting at KPMG.

John Malcolm

John Malcolm

Financial Engineer

PhD in Quantum Condensed Matter Physics and BSc in Chemical Physics from the University of Guelph, MASt in Applied Mathematics from the University of Cambridge. Worked as a quantitative analyst at the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan assessing model risk in various derivative valuation and risk management models.

Pedro Salcedo

Pedro Salcedo

Intern

Industrial Engineer, MBA student at the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, with experience in project development and in the creation of business lines through the application of innovation, analysis and problem solving methods.

Unai Sainz

Unai Sainz

Machine Learning Engineer

MSc student in Computational Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Bachelor’s Degree in Informatics Engineering at University of the Basque Country with a mention in Computing, including a thesis on Quantum Machine Learning.

Jacob Manalo

Jacob Manalo

Quantum Inspired Engineer

Quantum physicist with specialization in using tensor networks to model quantum devices. PhD pending defense from the University of Ottawa. Past research includes the design of topologically protected qubits and devices for quantum optics.

Gianni Del Bimbo

Gianni Del Bimbo

Head of Quantum Engineering

Quantum physicist. MSc in Physics from the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich with a thesis on computational methods for strongly correlated systems. BSc in Physics and Astrophysics from the University of Florence. Quantum machine learning specialist.

Aser Cortines

Aser Cortines

Financial Engineer

MSc in Applied Mathematics at École Polytechnique France; PhD in Applied Mathematics at University of Paris Diderot - Paris 7. Postdoctoral researcher at Technion and the University of Zurich. He has worked as a quantitative analyst for an electricity and gas supplier developing models and libraries used by front office operating on energy markets. He has also experience with model risk assessment of banking models.

Alba Villarino

Alba Villarino

Quantum Software Developer

Quantum physicist. BSc in Physics at the University of Salamanca and MSc in Quantum Science and Technologies from the University of the Basque Country, specialised in quantum information. Worked as a researcher in the University of the Basque Country, in the field of Data Science and Natural language processing (NLP).

David Cuenca

David Cuenca

Intern: Quantum

Fourth year Computer Sciense student in the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), specialised in Numerical Computational Methods. Experience in Quantitative Data Analysis and Computer Vision. Looking forward to learning more about Quantum Computing and Tensor Networks.

Angus Dunnett

Angus Dunnett

Quantum-Inspired Software Developer

Quantum Physicist with special interest in Tensor Networks. MPhys in Theoretical Physics from the University of St Andrews. PhD in Computational Physics from the Institut des NanoSciences de Paris, working on novel Tensor Network methods and their application to Open Quantum Systems.

Mohammad Dib

Mohammad Dib

Machine Learning Engineer

MASc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, specializing in Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. BSc in Electrical Engineering from the American University of Sharjah with a minor in Computer Engineering.

Alejandro Moreno

Alejandro Moreno

Intern

4th year Electronic engineering degree student at University of the Baque Country (UPV/EHU). Experienced in electric cars, telemetry systems designs and PCB process design. Interested in machine learning and superconductors.

Multiverse Ethics Committee

Why is ethics important for quantum?

We believe that ethics must be central to the development of any new technology and, in particular, in quantum computing. Multiverse aims to be the ethical flagship in the quantum ecosystem.

What is Multiverse doing about it?

We founded the Multiverse Ethics Committee to shape Multiverse vision and culture, creating an ethics-driven environment where we promote diversity, inclusion, well-being, and sustainability.