Michele Reilly

Michele Reilly is the Chief Executive Officer of Turing Inc.  Prior to founding Turing, Ms. Reilly was employed as a futures trader and managing director at a NYC financial firm. Based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation, she contributed to research on the regularity of free-boundary problems and geometric invariant theory on manifolds.

Simon Devitt

Simon Devitt is Chief Science Officer of Turing Inc. and a research fellow with the centre for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) at Macquarie University, Sydney and a visiting research scientist in the center for emergent matter sciences at the Japanese national laboratories, Riken. Completing his Ph.D in 2007 from the University of Melbourne, Australia, he has held positions at the Japanese National Institute of Informatics, Ochanomizu University and Keio University. As one of the world leaders in quantum architecture development, Dr. Devitt has invented key quantum computing architectures in atom-optics, diamond and ion trap systems. Dr. Devitt has also been the inventor of three separate quantum communications designs, 2nd and 3rd generation repeaters and the quantum sneakernet.

In recent years, Dr. Devitt has pioneered the the design of programming, compilation and optimisation of large-scale quantum technology. Having released some of the only software compilers for actual quantum computing systems under experimental development, Dr. Devitt now collaborates widely with both academic and industrial researchers. Dr. Devitt has published over 80 papers in world class physics, computer-science and engineering journals and given scores of talks at conferences, universities and companies worldwide. He has been featured over 140 times in the worldwide media commenting on major achievements in quantum technology.

Michael Trupke

Prior to joining Turing as Managing Director, he created techniques to create and control electronic and nuclear spins, in the wide-bandgap semiconductors diamond and silicon carbide, for quantum sensing and quantum information technology at the Technical University of Vienna and at the University of Vienna. Michael was born in Rome and studied Physics at the University of London. He received MSc and PhD degrees from Imperial College London.

Earl Douglas

Earl is General Counsel, and has nearly 30 years of significant experience as an attorney and legal counsel provider to start-ups and publicly traded life sciences, clean technology, and medical device companies. He has also served as an outside general counsel to several small public and private companies.

Earl earned his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and received a B.S. in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Scott Aaronson

Scientific Advisory Board

Aaronson is a David J. Bruton Centennial Professor of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to coming this, he taught for nine years in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. His research interests center around the capabilities and limits of quantum computers, and computational complexity theory more generally.

Stephon Alexander

Scientific Advisory Board

Physicist and musician Stephon Alexander has straddled the two worlds of theoretical physics and jazz music over the last two decades. He works on the connection between the smallest and largest entities in the universe pushing Einstein’s theory of curved space-time to extremes, beyond the big bang with sub atomic phenomena. He is also the author of the bestselling science book “The Jazz of Physics” (2016, Basic Books).

Alexander is a specialist in the field of string cosmology, where the physics of superstrings are applied to address longstanding questions in cosmology. In 2001, he co-invented the model of inflation based on higher dimensional hypersurfaces in string theory called D-Branes. In such models the early universe emerged from the destruction  of a higher dimensional D-brane which ignites a period of rapid expansion of space often referred to as cosmic inflation.