We live in a revolutionary time. The quantum era promises groundbreaking progress and innovative disruption to the world as we know it.
At Terra Quantum, we are committed to building quantum technology for a better future, breaking down the barriers between science and industry, and laying the foundations of a real quantum tech ecosystem and value chain.
We value the intrinsic connection between our planet and quantum technologies, putting sustainability at the core of our business and culture.
Standing at the very beginning of this revolution we feel the excitement – and responsibility – for the applications and tools we are developing.
Lead the quantum revolution and be the trailblazer in technology solutions, shaping a better future for humankind to prosper.
Unleash the power of quantum tech to deliver meaningful solutions today.
The heart and soul of Terra Quantum are the brilliant minds that thrive on exploring the magic of quantum technologies. We have the honor to work with a remarkable team of international experts that brings together the finest people from science, academia and industry.
CEO and Founder
Before founding Terra Quantum in 2019, his curious mind and business acumen led him to pursue his profession in the business and finance industry. Starting at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Europe and North America, he applied his expertise in the financial services industry. He spent additional years working as chief financial officer and senior executive in various corporations (Deutsche Bank, UniCredit), as well as owner-managed digital and high-tech companies. Ultimately, he decided to leverage his expertise in quantum physics, business and finance to become an entrepreneur in the quantum tech space.
He founded Terra Quantum AG, a deep tech pioneer commercializing quantum tech applications. Markus is senior advisor to private equity funds and member of the “Baden-Badener Unternehmergespräche” (BBUG), a German institution which helps cultivate the next generation of executive leaders by bringing together decision makers from business, politics and society.
Prof. Dr. Valerii Vinokur
Chief Technology Officer US
He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys in 1972 with a BSc in Physics of Metals, and moved to the Institute of Solid State Physics, where he received a Ph.D. in Physics in 1979. Subsequently, Vinokur followed the opportunity to work at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, where his research especially focused on understanding topological quantum matter and superconductivity. More than three decades he dedicated his efforts as a senior scientist to the US research institution, before joining Terra Quantum in 2019.
His remarkable scientific achievements have been acknowledged numerous times by the international science and research community, most recently with the 2020 Fritz London Memorial Prize in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of condensed matter and theoretical physics.
Prof. Dr. Florian Neukart
Chief Product Officer
Before joining Terra Quantum AG in 2021, he worked at Volkswagen Group in various positions for 11 years, assuming responsibility as Director for the Group’s innovation labs in Munich and San Francisco. Preceding his career at Volkswagen, he held various management and research positions in industry, academia, and consulting. Florian studied computer science, physics, and information technology, holding Master’s degrees and diplomas in these fields as well as a Ph.D. in computer science focusing on the intersection of artificial intelligence and quantum computing.
He pursues academic research and teaching, working as assistant professor at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science teaching quantum computing. He has written books on artificial intelligence and energy, edited a book on quantum computing, and published more than 90 articles on quantum computing and various other topics ranging from materials science to self-driving vehicles.
Below are some of our senior advisors, who share impetus and motivation.
Investment Partner and CTO at Lakestar
Martin Hofmann, PhD
SVP, Salesforce & Former CIO Volkswagen
Philosopher and Author
Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Cerberus Germany
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