José Ignacio Latorre got his PhD in Particle Physics at Univ. Barcelona. He was a Fullbright Fellow at MIT (USA) and a postdoc at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen. He has been Full Professor at the University of Barcelona. He is currently Director of the Center for Quantum Technologies (National University of Singapore) and of  the Quantum Research Centre at the Technology Innovation Institute in Abu Dhabi. He is also Director of the Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual and partner at Qilimanjaro Quantum Tech, Barcelona, Spain. He is also leading the Quantic project to build a first quantum processor in Spain.