Dr. Mira L. Wolf-Bauwens leads the Responsible Quantum Computing effort in the Responsible & Inclusive Technologies Team at IBM Research. Mira also is a IBM Quantum Technical Ambassador. She brings with her experience in normative analysis, strategy and business consulting, development corporation, start-up leadership and digitalisation. Mira holds a PhD in Political Philosophy on institutional recognition and normative evaluation of emerging technologies from University of Zurich with Visiting Research Fellowships at Columbia University and University of Oxford.
Mira is passionate about innovating responses to business and socio-economic challenges through technological innovation and digital transformation. In exploring what Responsible Quantum Computing entails, she is addressing the societal questions that arise with the development of useful Quantum Computing and Quantum-safe technologies.
Prior to joining IBM, Mira worked on normative analysis of digital technologies in the context of democracies. Mira also worked as a Consultant in Development Corporation in Cambodia where she worked on a large-scale software re-design project with the national government in the social security sector. She has gained further experience with emerging technologies as the CEO of a blockchain-based political Start-up in Berlin. Mira also has experience in the Medical Diagnostics sector and has worked for one of the leading strategy consulting firms. Mira is experienced in agile and classic project management, leading and managing remote teams (as project lead and product owner), conducting design-thinking ideation workshops and leading user experience tests. In addition to her PhD, Mira also holds a MPhil in Politics from the University of Oxford and an BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) from the University of York.
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