As the Group Program Manager for Microsoft's Quantum Architecture and Computing Group (QuArC), I help define the vision for Quantum computing at Microsoft and the plan to bring it to reality.
This includes creating and tracking our Quantum software project schedule, collaborating with diverse teams of academics, experimentalists, theorists, and engineers around the world, and inspiring collaboration with partner teams at Microsoft and throughout the industry.
As a founding member of the Xbox project at Microsoft, my experience in taking ambitious concepts and turning them into global business opportunities is well-leveraged as we forge a path of discovery that puts Microsoft in a leadership position with scalable, accessible Quantum computing.
Every new platform needs a great developer story, and my experience with developer tools and services also serves this team and opportunity well.
We sat down with Jeff Henshaw, Microsoft Group Program Manager for Quantum Software, to get a behind-the-scenes look at the resources available to help developers get up to speed and start building quantum applications and algorithms, including open source development libraries and samples on GitHub.
Thoughts on joining Microsoft's Quantum Team after nearly two decades of working on digital entertainment.
How Microsoft's engineers created the world's first broadband-connected game console, based on interviews with the people who made it.