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It’s not just about being the best, but being the kind, direct and honest: ultimately Love is just good business.



We start with the future in mind. We’re proactive, unafraid to go first and take on new challenges. It’s only a problem until we solve it. 



A nascent market requires collaboration to drive change. We open the door to partnerships and embrace the competition.



We’re humbled in the face of this revolution and grateful for our part in it.  We are curious and committed.



We get it done. We don’t promise, we deliver, and everything we do, we do to highest quality possible. That’s execution. That’s OQC.

Our team is composed of over 90 people with various backgrounds in quantum physics (nanotechnologies, hardware, and software) and business (finance, sales, marketing, network management).

Meet some of our amazing team members!

Ese Charles-Adeoye
Network and security

Ese is a Network and Security engineer at OQC.

Habib Ullah
IT engineer

Habib works as an IT Engineer at OQC.

Martin Millmore
Senior software engineer

Martin is responsible for our Quantum Tools.

Simon Phillips

Find out why, and how Simon is building a diverse talent base.

Kaitlyn Jannetta
Head of people

Shaping our future through our culture, people and values.

Our mission and culture make working at the OQC truly rewarding. Our benefits package does too.

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Private medical insurance

Quick access to specialist care, medical insurance and access to mental health support.

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Group life & income protection

Multiple options, so that you and your loved ones always looked after.

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Cycle to work

A cost-effective program to help acquire a bike for your work commute.

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EAP cash plan

Allowance for dental, physio and optical, massages and so much more.

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Gym & wellness

Discounts on gym memberships and fitness apparel.

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And much more…

From 25 days off to pension to international relocation support.

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OQC is founded by Dr Peter Leek.

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OQC’s first patent is issued – the Coaxmon.

A quantum bit (qubit) developed from first principles with commercial scalability in mind and liberated from the constraints of 2D technology.

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OQC raises 2M in seed funding.

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Dr Ilana Wisby, appointed as OQC's founding CEO.

OQC Sophia

Launched the UK’s most advanced superconducting quantum computer:
OQC Sophia

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Getting our first UK lab ready

OQC’s CEO, Ilana Wisby, and CTO, Simon Phillips visit the OQC lab for a final inspection before launch.

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Our state of the art lab opens

OQC’s quantum Lab, where qubits are developed, measured and operated, is a state-of-the-art facility, with cryogenic equipment that can create temperatures much colder than space, and bespoke control hardware generating low-latency qubit pulses.

Working on the quantum computer at the OQC lab

OQC launches Europe’s first Quantum Computing-as-a-Service (QCaaS) platform.

OQC opened a beta list to sector-leading enterprise customers looking to take advantage of the technical and commercial benefits of quantum computing.

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OQC Lucy launches

OQC’s Lucy is an 8-qubit quantum processor launched in December 2021.

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Closed largest series A fundraise for a UK quantum computing firm

OQC raised £38 million (US $47 million) the UK’s largest ever investment at Series A in quantum computing company.

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OQC celebrates World Quantum Day!

We celebrated World Quantum Day with some homemade OQC branded qubit cookies. 

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OQC first European quantum company on Amazon Braket

Amazon Braket to support upcoming hardware from OQC and expand into first European Region.

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OQC installing computer in Equinix IBX® data centre

OQC are installing a quantum computer in Equinix’s commercial data centres in Japan.

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OQC turns 6

Our colleagues in Japan joined our birthday celebrations.

Ilana talking to the UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at the Global Investment Summit

Announcement of Series B opening

OQC was a feature company at the Global Investment Summit, and announced that SBI Investment, Japan’s premier VC fund, is leading OQC’s $100m Series B round

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OQC TOSHIKO enters private preview

Taking the learnings from building and operating our 8-qubit system, as well as all of the upgrades across the stack, we were able to breathe life into our newest quantum technology.

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Team away-day

The OQC team got to together for the ultimate creative team-building activity: The Big Picture.


For more information, or to talk to our team about the most appropriate quantum solution for your needs, get in touch with us today.

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