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19 December, 2020 - 23:29 By Tony Quested

Former Arm and Thales ace takes CQC cybersecurity role

Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) has appointed Duncan Jones as head of the company’s quantum cybersecurity business. 

He has extensive commercial experience working for technology companies such as Thales and Arm and is a computer science graduate from the University of Cambridge. He will oversee the development and commercialisation activities of CQC’s quantum software and technologies in cybersecurity, science, engineering, finance and gaming.

“Duncan brings a great depth of leadership experience including an impressive track record of developing and rapidly scaling cybersecurity solutions, and servicing enterprise customers at the highest standards,” said CEO Ilyas Khan. 

“He is a tremendous addition to our team and will help further strengthen our leadership position in quantum cybersecurity.”

Earlier this month Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) completed a $45 million financing from investors including Honeywell Ventures, IBM Ventures, JSR Corporation, Serendipity Capital, Alvarium Investments and Talipot Holdings.

Founded in 2014, CQC is a global leader in quantum software and quantum algorithms, enabling clients to get the best out of rapidly evolving quantum computing hardware. It has offices in the UK, US and Japan.

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