Cambridge Quantum Computing Appoints Duncan Jones as Head of Quantum Cybersecurity

CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM, December 14, 2020 – Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) today announced the appointment of Duncan Jones as head of the company’s quantum cybersecurity business. Duncan has extensive commercial experience working for technology companies such as Thales and Arm.

As Head of Quantum Cybersecurity, Duncan, based in Cambridge (U.K.), will oversee the development and commercialisation activities of CQC’s quantum software and technologies in cybersecurity, science, engineering, finance and gaming.

“Duncan brings a great depth of leadership experience including an impressive track record of developing and rapidly scaling cybersecurity solutions, and servicing enterprise customers at the highest standards,” said CEO Ilyas Khan. “He is a tremendous addition to our team and will help further strengthen our leadership position in quantum cybersecurity.”

“I am excited and honoured to join the team at CQC at this time of strong momentum.” Jones said. “There are so many potential applications of CQC’s technology today in finance, science and in particular cybersecurity. I am attracted by CQC’s approach that is described succinctly as ‘Science led; Enterprise driven.’”

Mr. Jones is a computer science graduate from the University of Cambridge.


About Cambridge Quantum Computing

Founded in 2014 and backed by some of the world’s leading quantum computing companies, CQC is a global leader in quantum software and quantum algorithms, enabling clients to get the best out of rapidly evolving quantum computing hardware. CQC has offices in the UK, USA and Japan with a team of over 130 professionals. For more information, visit CQC at

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