Quantinuum Names CEO: People in the News: 02/22/23

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Quantum computing firm Quantinuum named Rajeeb Hazra CEO. Outgoing CEO Ilyas Khan will assume the roles of chief product officer and vice chairman of the board of directors. Hazra most recently served as senior vice president and general manager of the compute and networking business unit, and he served previously as senior vice president of corporate strategy and communications at Micron Technology.
Rajeeb Hazra, CEO of Quantinuum. Courtesy of Quantinuum.
Rajeeb Hazra, CEO of Quantinuum. Courtesy of Quantinuum. 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Outsight, a developer of lidar-based software solutions, named Werner Filez as its smart infrastructure sales director for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. Filez most recently served as sales director at lidar firm Ouster. Prior to that he served as international business development manager of transportation at Teledyne FLIR.

LONDON — H.E.L Group, a manufacturer of laboratory tools for process optimization, safety, and scale-up, appointed Allen Wang as general manager of H.E.L China. Wang takes over the role from retiring general manager Steven Chen. Wang previously served as sales manager and applications specialist. Prior to joining H.E.L, Wang worked at a variety of analytical and imaging instrument companies including Bruker Optics and Nanophoton.
Allen Wang, general manager of H.E.L. Group China. Courtesy of H.E.L.
Allen Wang, general manager of H.E.L China. Courtesy of H.E.L. 
SANTA PAULA, Calif. — Glass technology company Abrisa Technologies named Michelle Henderson as optical coatings sales engineer for its ZC&R Coatings division. Prior to joining Abrisa Technologies, Henderson worked for 10 years in the optical thin-film coating industry in a variety of support and sales management roles.

ITHACA, N.Y. — EMF (Evaporated Metal Films) named Darrick Dutcher general manager of its Ithaca- and Rochester, N.Y.-based manufacturing sites. Dutcher most recently served as director of manufacturing at IDEX Health & Science. He previously oversaw manufacturing at ThermoFisher Scientific.

DUBLIN — Tibidabo Scientific Industries appointed Viktoriya Baytser group president. In addition to her new role, Baytser will continue as CEO of Precision X-Ray, a subsidiary of Tibidabo Scientific. Prior to this appointment, Bayster held positions of increasing responsibilities in multiple industry-leading companies, including Bioptics, Faxitron, and Hologic.
Viktoriya Baytser, group president of Tibidabo Scientific. Courtesy of Tibidabo Scientific Industries.
Viktoriya Baytser, group president of Tibidabo Scientific. Courtesy of Tibidabo Scientific Industries.
REINACH, Switzerland — Laboratory technology company Endress+Hauser will finalize its previously announced transition in leadership with the retirement of Klaus Endress. Endress will be succeeded on the company’s supervisory board by CEO Matthias Altendorf, effective Jan. 1, 2024. The new CEO of the group will be Peter Selders, current head of the center for competence for level and pressure measurement technology. Steven Endress, current managing director of Endress+Hauser UK, will join the supervisory board.

Published: February 2023
The term quantum refers to the fundamental unit or discrete amount of a physical quantity involved in interactions at the atomic and subatomic scales. It originates from quantum theory, a branch of physics that emerged in the early 20th century to explain phenomena observed on very small scales, where classical physics fails to provide accurate explanations. In the context of quantum theory, several key concepts are associated with the term quantum: Quantum mechanics: This is the branch of...
Lidar, short for light detection and ranging, is a remote sensing technology that uses laser light to measure distances and generate precise, three-dimensional information about the shape and characteristics of objects and surfaces. Lidar systems typically consist of a laser scanner, a GPS receiver, and an inertial measurement unit (IMU), all integrated into a single system. Here is how lidar works: Laser emission: A laser emits laser pulses, often in the form of rapid and repetitive laser...
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