Christof is a professor of physics at the University of Siegen. He has work experience with Nobel Prize winners Theodor W. Hänsche and Serge Haroche, as well as with ion trap pioneers Werner Neuhauser and Peter Toschek. In 2001, he devised the MAGIC concept and is a leading expert on quantum computing with high-frequency controlled ions. His strong and diverse network in the quantum computing and quantum information community is a pillar of eleQtron’s future success.
Michael is a senior research scientist at the University of Siegen. He has worked with Nobel Prize winner William D. Phillips at his lab at NIST. He has a proven track record in quantum information, quantum computing and precision metrology, and is also a senior lecturer at the University of Siegen.
Jan is an engineer by training, and received his MBA from the WHU — Otto Beisheim School of Management. After many years in consulting and corporate development, he became CEO at the engineering specialist Albrecht Bäumer. Since 2021, he is eleQtron’s CEO.
Rainer has a PhD in physics; he was one of the first employees of secunet, a leading German IT security provider. As CEO, he led the company towards its IPO and beyond. We benefit from his strong network, and his experience in fast organizational scaling.
Susanne represents the Siegerlandfonds, a corporate VC fund of the Sparkasse Bank, in eleQtron. With a PhD in Economics and prior experience as a consultant, she is ideally suited to look out for the needs of our angel investor, and helps us with finance and investment matters.
Theeraphot holds a PhD in experimental physics — obtained in the group of Christof Wunderlich. He is a seasoned quantum computing and quantum information expert, who successfully spearheaded our quantum reinforcement learning project, among others.
Johann has a PhD in experimental Physics, and extensive experience in quantum optics. He helps us with the technical and scientific implementation of our quantum computers.