Quantum computing explained with a deck of cards | Dario Gil, IBM Investigation

Quantum computing explained with a deck of cards | Dario Gil, IBM Study

We are moving swiftly toward quantum computing. How does the technologies operate and what does it mean for our future? Scientist Dario Gil, VP of Science and Solutions at IBM, gives clarity on this complicated topic. David Morczinek gives the introduction.

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Dr. Gil is a leading technologist and senior executive at IBM. As Vice President of Science and Solutions of IBM Investigation, Dr. Gil directs a global organization of some 1,500 researchers across 11 laboratories. He has direct duty for IBM’s science agenda, with a broad portfolio of activities spanning the physical sciences, the mathematical sciences, healthcare and the life sciences. Dr. Gil is also responsible for IBM’s cognitive options analysis agenda, which aims to produce scientific and technological breakthroughs to differentiate IBM’s solutions companies and serves as an incubator for future cognitive business solutions for IBM and its consumers.
Prior to his present position, Dr. Gil was the Director of Symbiotic Cognitive Systems, where he led the creation of cognitive environments, extremely interactive physical spaces made to boost the top quality of selection-generating through always-on ambient intelligence. For the duration of his tenure he was responsible for the style and creation of three pioneering laboratories and experiential centers: the Cognitive Environments Laboratory, the IBM Research THINKLab and the IBM Watson Expertise Center.

Dr. Gil is a passionate advocate of collaborative investigation organization models and is the creator and Founding Director of two investigation consortia: the IBM Study Frontiers Institute and the Smarter Power Investigation Institute. An expert in the field of nanofabrication, he led the group that constructed the world’s first microprocessor with immersion lithography in 2004.

Dr. Gil is a frequent speaker at company events, conferences (which includes TED), universities, research institutions and foundations. His investigation final results have appeared in over 20 international journals and conferences, and he is the author of numerous patents. Dr. Gil is a member of the Future Trends Forum, the Industrial Advisory Group of the Institute of Photonic Sciences and an elected member of the IBM Academy of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering and laptop science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technologies.