Richard Murray

Co-founder and CEO ORCA Computing

Dr. Richard Murray is one of Europe’s foremost experts in the commercialisation of quantum technologies. Richard started and led Innovate UK's activities in quantum technologies: a £32 million innovation programme. Richard's work focused on driving forward a greater understanding of this new sector within business and government, and in creating a UK and European environment which helped companies to prosper. He acted as the 'spokesperson for industry' at the very early stages of the €1Bn EU quantum technologies flagship, and at the UK industry challenge fund for quantum technologies. Richard possesses a rich track record of translating science into real products and services by managing cutting edge scientific teams to deliver results and building sales pipelines to sell early stage technologies