Discover recent advances in Quantum Computing with Quantinuum and meet our team at IEEE Quantum Week

September 1, 2023

The IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering – or IEEE Quantum Week – is September 17 – 22 this year. Quantinuum is pleased to support IEEE’s efforts to bring engineers, scientists, researchers, students and others together to learn and encourage collaborations to advance quantum computing.

At the event, the Quantinuum team will be participating in a variety of sessions vital to the growth of the quantum ecosystem. Topics include photonics and fault tolerance strategies for scaling quantum computers, optimizing circuit compilation incorporating ZX-calculus as a simplification tool, and culture and policies.

Please see the complete list of sessions featuring Quantinuum team members below.


Quantum circuit compilation and classical control with TKET, Tuesday, Sept 19, 10:00am - 4:30pm, presented by Callum MacPherson, Technical support, training and outreach officer, and Lewis Wright, Quantum Algorithms Scientist

Quantum in Pictures in Practice, Wednesday, Sept 20, 10:00am – 4:30pm, presented by Lia Yeh, Research Engineer, Thomas Cervoni, Public Engagement and Academic Relations, and Harny Wang, Senior Research Fellow


Quantum Computing Market Success Requires an Application-level Programming Model that Delivers Performance, Tuesday, Sept 19, 10:00am – 4:30pm, with Megan Kohagen, Lead Application Engineer

Quantum Computing for Natural Sciences: Technology and Applications, Wednesday, Sept 20, 10:00am – 4:30pm, with Lia Yeh, Research Engineer

Classical Control Systems for Quantum Computing, Wednesday, Sept 20, 10:00am – 4:30pm, with David Liefer, Chief Electrical Engineer

Emerging Technologies for Scaling Trapped-ion Quantum Systems, Thursday, Sept 21, 10:00am – 4:30pm, with Patty Lee, Chief Scientist for Hardware Technology Development

Quantum Algorithms for Financial Applications​, Friday, Sept 22, 10:00 – 4:30pm, with David Amaro, Senior Research Scientist

Technology Roadmapping for Quantum Computing​, Friday, Sept 22, 1:00 – 2:30pm, with Patty Lee, Chief Scientist for Hardware Technology Development


What’s in your photonics for quantum toolbox?, Monday, Sept 18, 10:00 – 11:30am, with Mary Rowe, Integrated Photonics Technical Manager

From the Capitol to the Laboratory: How Industry and Academia can Leverage National Policy for Funding of QIS, Wednesday, Sept 20, 3:00 – 4:30pm, with Ryan McKenney, Associate General Counsel, Compliance and Director of Government Relations

Real-Time decoding for in fault-tolerant era​, Thursday, Sept 21, 3:00 – 4:30pm, with Natalie Brown, Senior Advanced Physicist

Changing DEIA Culture and Environment in Industry​, Friday, Sept 22, 10:00 – 11:30am, with Sam Parsons, HR Director

*All sessions are listed in Washington time, Pacific Time Zone



Kaniah Konkoly-Thege

Kaniah is Chief Legal Counsel and SVP of Government Relations for Quantinuum. In her previous role, she served as General Counsel, Honeywell Quantum Solutions. Prior to Honeywell, she was General Counsel, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies, LLC, and Senior Attorney, U.S. Department of Energy. She was Lead Counsel before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, the Merit Systems Protection Board, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Kaniah holds a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law and B.A., International Relations and Spanish from the College of William and Mary.

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller is Chief Information Officer for Quantinuum. In his previous role, he served as CIO for Honeywell Quantum Solutions and led a cross-functional team responsible for Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Physical Security. For Honeywell, Jeff has held numerous management and executive roles in Information Technology, Security, Integrated Supply Chain and Program Management. Jeff holds a B.S., Computer Science, University of Arizona. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, attaining the rank of Commander.

Matthew Bohne

Matthew Bohne is the Vice President & Chief Product Security Officer for Honeywell Corporation. He is a passionate cybersecurity leader and executive with a proven track record of building and leading cybersecurity organizations securing energy, industrial, buildings, nuclear, pharmaceutical, and consumer sectors. He is a sought-after expert with deep experience in DevSecOps, critical infrastructure, software engineering, secure SDLC, supply chain security, privacy, and risk management.

Todd Moore

Todd Moore is the Global Vice President of Data Encryption Products at Thales. He is responsible for setting the business line and go to market strategies for an industry leading cybersecurity business. He routinely helps enterprises build solutions for a wide range of complex data security problems and use cases. Todd holds several management and technical degrees from the University of Virginia, Rochester Institute of Technology, Cornell University and Ithaca College. He is active in his community, loves to travel and spends much of his free time supporting his family in pursuing their various passions.

John Davis

Retired U.S. Army Major General John Davis is the Vice President, Public Sector for Palo Alto Networks, where he is responsible for expanding cybersecurity initiatives and global policy for the international public sector and assisting governments around the world to prevent successful cyber breaches. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, John served as the Senior Military Advisor for Cyber to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and served as the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy.  Prior to this assignment, he served in multiple leadership positions in special operations, cyber, and information operations.