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Quantum physicist and chief executive of Oxford Quantum Circuits Ilana Wisby talks to Tushna Commissariat about deep tech, entrepreneurship and quantum technologies of the future.

With an undergraduate degree in physics and music, a PhD in quantum technology and a number of years building “deep tech” start-ups from the ground up, physicist Ilana Wisby was the perfect candidate to lead and build Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC). Founded in June 2017 by Peter Leek, OQC developed its first technology at the University of Oxford and today produces the UK’s most advanced quantum computers. Wisby talks here about her career pathway, what it means to be a leader and an entrepreneur, and how quantum technologies will change the world

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