Robinson brings years of experience in C-suite advisory and finance journalism to help expand quantum computing startup’s international business initiatives
TORONTO and SAN SEBASTIÁN, SPAIN – April 21, 2022 – Multiverse Computing, a global leader in quantum computing solutions for the financial industry and beyond, today announced the appointment of Karina Robinson as Senior Advisor.
Robinson joins Multiverse with over 10 years of experience in providing CEO/Chairman advisory services. Particularly well-known in business and financial circles in London, Robinson is CEO of Robinson Hambro Ltd and a non-executive director on the board of Atlanti, an Anglo-Swiss fund management group based in Geneva.
“I’m delighted to join Multiverse’s outstanding global team. Quantum is going to transform everything from financial risk to global warming,” said Robinson. “Multiverse’s ability to work with diverse multinational corporations in their quantum journeys, along with its record number of patents and inclusive culture, were an irresistible combination.”
Enrique Lizaso, CEO of Multiverse Computing, said, “Karina’s extensive background in international finance and quantum technology works in tandem with her proven ability to spot the next big thing, making her the perfect catalyst for our continued progress. Her strategic and journalistic expertise will help us in broadening our international prospects, particularly in and around the city of London.”
In 2021, Robinson founded The City Quantum Summit at the Mansion House, an annual event designed to foster collaboration between leaders of financial institutions and quantum computing companies. She serves as Emeritus Governor of the London School of Economics, where she co-founded The Inclusion Initiative, a research unit which leverages behavioral science insights to change the culture of business by enhancing inclusion in the workplace.
Robinson’s journalism career included roles as political and economic correspondent at Bloomberg, senior editor of The Banker and banking columnist for the International Herald Tribune.
Robinson chairs the Advisory Board to the Lord Mayor’s Appeal and was Master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers. Her education was earned in Madrid, at the Hotchkiss School in the U.S. and at the London School of Economics where she studied economics and international relations. She writes a column on finance and international affairs entitled Karina’s Column and is fluent in four languages.
About Multiverse Computing
Multiverse Computing is a leading quantum software company that applies quantum and quantum-inspired solutions to tackle complex problems in finance to deliver value today and enable a more resilient and prosperous economy. The company’s expertise in quantum control and computational methods as well as finance means it can secure maximum results from current quantum devices. Its flagship product, Singularity, allows financial professionals to leverage quantum computing with common software tools. The company is targeting additional verticals as well, including mobility, energy, the life sciences and industry 4.0.