Ismael Faro

Chief Architect Quantum Computing at IBM

Ismael Faro is Technical Lead and Distinguished Engineer in IBM Research. He helped 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 also collaborates with developers, entrepreneur communities and open-source projects. As an 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 what comes next, he enjoys learning new computer languages and playing with new AI techniques.