Ilyas Khan, is the CEO and founder of Cambridge Quantum Computing (“CQC”). Prior to CQC Ilyas was the founding Chairman of The Stephen Hawking Foundation. He is a Fellow of St Edmund’s College at the University of Cambridge, and also the Leader in Residence at the Judge Business School where he was instrumental in the establishment of the highly regarded Accelerate Cambridge programme of investment in early stage Cambridge based technology sector companies. Ilyas is a regular and extensive writer and commentator on topics relating to quantum computing. He has a long-standing interest in the foundations of mathematics and category theory. He is a Life Member of the American Mathematical Society.