Michael Brett

SVP of Applications Rigetti Computing

Michael Brett is SVP of Applications at Rigetti Computing and is leading the company’s application development mission to connect customers and their use cases to Rigetti’s quantum cloud service. 

An expert in complex systems, he has extensive experience developing and accelerating adoption of early-stage technologies and delivering projects in aerospace, defence, and data analytics.The applications team at Rigetti focuses on analysis of challenging analytics problems for finance, insurance and technology customers, applying expertise in quantitative analytics with quantum computing technology. 

Michael holds an Executive Master of Business in Complex Project Management and Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Avionics, both from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of QxBranch, which was acquired by Rigetti in July 2019. 

Conference Day One: June 30 2020

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

11:50 AM Keynote: Quantum computing and future of finance

- The journey to achieving ‘Quantum readiness’ within financial market
- Use cases from within the industry and the obstacles needed to overcome to be fully integrated 
- Potential impact of quantum computing on risk management and asset management