Vadim Elisseev holds Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics from the P.N. Lebedev Physics
Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. Over the course of his career Vadim worked both in
Academia and Industry in the fields of Quantum Optics, High Performance Computing, Distributed
Computing, Cloud Computing and Energy Efficient Computing. Vadim has over thirty refereed
publications in and speaks frequently at various conferences. Vadim currently holds a position
of the Research Staff Member with IBM Research in the UK, where he leads efforts on High Performance Computing, Cloud and Quantum Computing.