Ilana Wisby

CEO Oxford Quantum Circuits

Ilana is CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC), an Oxford University spin-out company founded by Dr Peter Leek. Ilana is helping OQC is build the heart of a quantum future: employing simple, elegant approaches to provide real-world, near-term solutions using quantum computing.

Ilana has both an academic and commercial start-up background. She gained a PhD in quantum physics, spending most of her PhD as a student in industry at the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington – before entering the start-up world where she worked for a number of software start-ups developing AI technology.