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#168: Leadership Chat: IonQ CEO Peter Chapman

August 23, 2021

 On today’s show, we welcome special guest Peter Chapman, CEO of IonQ. IonQ is a leader in quantum computing and just announced that it is going public in a deal worth $1.4 billion. 

 

On the podcast, Peter discusses:

- Starting out in MIT’s artificial intelligence lab at 16 and why he pursued technology

- The basics of quantum computing

- How IonQ is different from other quantum computing competitors

- Some of the risks that quantum computing presents

- The company’s strategy behind going public through a merger with dMY Technology Group III and its growth plans

- And more