Riverlane appoints Cory Vander Jagt as Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Alliances
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- 10 Nov, 2021
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- Amy Flower, Communications Associate
- Vander Jagt leads Riverlane’s work to establish trusted partnerships with leading quantum hardware companies, government agencies, academic institutions, and corporate enterprises globally to accelerate the availability of quantum based applications.
- Will catalyse the adoption of Riverlane’s OS, the world’s first universal quantum operating system, to enable deeper and broader collaboration between hardware and software companies across the quantum ecosystem.
- Brings 20+ years of experience working for global technology firms, and joins from Microsoft, where he was Global Director of GitHub Alliances based in San Francisco.
10 November 2021
Cambridge, UK and Cambridge, Massachusetts – Riverlane, the company building the world’s first operating system for quantum computers, today announced the appointment of Cory Vander Jagt as Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Alliances.
With a wealth of experience in areas ranging from IT, engineering and software development to product marketing, sales and business development, Vander Jagt and his team will establish trusted partnerships with leading quantum hardware companies, government agencies, academic institutions, and corporate enterprises globally.
Riverlane today employs some of the world’s leading practitioners in quantum science, engineering, and computing. The company is currently opening a new quantum science research facility in Massachusetts. Vander Jagt will work with Riverlane’s teams in both the UK and the US to accelerate the development of the whole quantum computing ecosystem and realize applications that benefit humanity from medicine to climate and beyond.
“My team will help our customers and partners succeed by relentlessly growing Deltaflow adoption and building an ecosystem that delivers on the promise of quantum computing much sooner than previously thought possible. Our ultimate goal is for every quantum computing system to run Deltaflow, and every quantum application or algorithm to be running on Deltaflow. I’m proud to join this group of inspiring colleagues and highly accomplished scientists, and I am excited about what we will accomplish together,” said Cory Vander Jagt, Riverlane’s Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Alliances.
Steve Brierley, CEO and Founder of Riverlane, said: “Quantum computing will have a massive impact on everything from creating new materials to discovering new pharmaceutical drugs and tackling climate change. We are thrilled to have Cory on board to help us establish technology alliances and collaborative partnerships to help inform our product roadmap and research, but also to lead and participate in public, private, and academic consortiums that will establish standards and contribute to important research initiatives that drive progress across the industry. He will also be crucial in our efforts to partner with corporate enterprises that are pushing the envelope with regards to how quantum computing will solve real world problems, and help them bring new products and services to market.”