Advisor, Supply Chain
Vince graduated from Columbia University and has decades of experience managing global supply chain operations, including 20 years as the Senior Director of Distribution & Purchasing at Freshens Fresh Food Studio and as Senior Purchasing Manager at Interra Foods. During his extensive career, he has managed supply chains, including overseeing a national network of copackers, vendors, and distributors, led
sourcing, sales and operations planning, and transportation, supervised teams performing purchasing, logistics, customer service, and sales and usage analyses, supported
brand overhaul by strategically sourcing on-trend items including organic, gluten-friendly, and clean label options. He was the Regional Transportation Manager for the Atlanta Commitee for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games among 197 nations, 10,000+ athletes, 271 events and 8.5 million spectators. He is currently the Ambassador for the Sustainable Procurement Pledge and the Principal at AMDGSourcing in Atlanta.
Connor is a third year student at Ohio State majoring in Engineering Physics with a specialization in Computer Science Engineering and minoring in mathematics.
In his previous role as an intern in the engineering department at the Prime AE group, he assisted civil engineers on several projects including road and air strip designs as well as utilized software and drafting to assist in design projects.
He brings knowledge in classical mechanics, quantum mechanics as well as in electricity and magnetism. He is also trained in mathematical applications to classical mechanics as well as computer simulation and problem solving.
Advisor, Quantum Computing
Santanu has been working in the fields of data networking, quantum technologies, nanoscale silicon photonics, observational astrophysics, cloud computing and security covering research and industry for over 20 years in Switzerland and United Kingdom for employers which include various Silicon Valley vendors. He has an MSc in Mathematics from OU, UK and another MSc. in Observational Astrophysics from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), UK and is currently leading global projects related to quantum algorithms, post quantum security and applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence in various industrial projects. He was awarded PhD fellowships (Overseas Research Scholarship and Departmental grant) at University of Birmingham, UK for research in Nanoscale Optical Physics, a field in which he has a few publications. He left his PhD in order to join telecommunications industry in Zurich and engage in development of network services. He is also the author of the textbook Quantum Machine Learning by Apress.