Keynote Speaker


Quantum Computing at Amazon

Helmut Katzgraber

Amazon Web Services (AWS) — Global Practice Lead: Amazon Quantum Solutions Lab

KEY08 — Thursday, September 21, 2023 @ 17:00-18:30 Pacific Time (PDT) — UTC-7



Dr. Helmut Katzgraber earned a diploma in physics from ETH Zurich, and his master’s degree and PhD in physics at the University of California Santa Cruz. After postdoc positions at the University of California Davis and ETH Zurich, he was awarded a Swiss National Science Foundation professorship. In 2009, he joined Texas A&M University as an assistant professor, and became a full professor in 2015. Katzgraber joined Microsoft as a principal research manager in 2018 before joining Amazon in 2020. He was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2021 and leads the Quantum Solutions Lab at AWS.


Dr. Helmut Katzgraber, Global Practice Lead – Quantum at AWS Professional Services, will give an overview of how AWS is working to bring quantum technologies to our customers. Learn about updates to the Amazon Braket service and technical developments from our different research teams, as well as recent quantum use cases with our customers.