The company behind hybrid quantum-classical computing, Rigetti Computing, Inc. (“Rigetti” or the “Company”), announced today that Dr. Chad Rigetti, the company’s founder, will step down as president and chief executive officer to concentrate on developing the company’s products and technology. The Company will conduct a CEO search to find Dr. Rigetti’s replacement as part of this next stage of expansion, and Dr. Rigetti will stay in his current position until a replacement is found and takes over.
Rigetti is a full-stack quantum computing pioneer, founded by Chad Rigetti in 2013, the quantum computing company now has offices in the U.S., UK, and Australia, with over 190 individuals. Since 2017, the company has been running quantum computers in the cloud, and its Rigetti Quantum Cloud Services platform serves global enterprise, government, and research clients. For high-performance practical quantum computing, the company’s patented quantum-classical architecture offers high-performance integration with public and private clouds. For scalable quantum computing systems, Rigetti has created the first multi-chip quantum processor in the industry. In-house chip design and production are handled by the company at Fab-1, the first integrated and dedicated manufacturing facility for quantum devices. Rigetti holds more than 150 issued and pending patents.
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