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Global Leader, Quantum Finance & Optimization
IBM Research - Zurich



Dr. Stefan Woerner is the Global Leader for Quantum Finance & Optimization and a Research Staff Member in the Quantum Technologies group of the Science & Technology department at IBM Research - Zurich. He received a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from ETH Zurich in 2010, and a Doctor of Sciences in Operations Management from ETH Zurich in 2013 for his thesis on Convex Optimization in Supply Chain Management.

The focus of his research is the development and analysis of quantum algorithms for optimization, simulation, and machine learning as well as their practical applications, particularly in finance or supply chain management.