Ismael Faro

Chief Architect Quantum Computing at IBM

Ismael Faro is technical lead and Distinguished Engineer in IBM Research. He helped to create the first public Quantum Cloud platform, IBM quantum experience, he defined the cloud architecture including the final user experience. After that he was one of the first contributors in the open-source quantum computing software development framework Qiskit.

Ismael has collaborated from a while with developer and entrepreneurs communities and open source projects. Like entrepreneur Ismael co-founded several startups where he tried to combine all his technical passions with how the users can consume the technology, paying real attention in the user interaction.

He is a hands-on speaker who loves to show practical things, "something is better if you can play with the technology behind". His passion is technology and exploring the next, enjoying learning new computer languages and playing new AI techniques.