Apr 18, 2021 | E048 How To Develop a Startup Educating the Global South in Quantum Computing

Dr. Alessandro Crimi is an Italian-born researcher turned educator and entrepreneur. He holds a PhD in Medical Imaging from the University of Copenhagen and an MBA in International Healthcare Management from the University of Basel. He alternated formal research in neuroimaging to healthcare-related projects, mostly based in Ghana. Since 2012, he is a Visiting Lecturer of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Ghana. Among his achievements to date, he pulled off a prenatal care project which was using portable ultrasound machines in rural Ghana, and supervised talented PhD students as a part of the program “Women in science for the developing world.”

Currently, he is focused on building two startups:

1. Yawlab, which aims to empower the global South with tools and education about biotech (now registered in Ghana);

2. QC4All, which aims to prepare the global South for the next revolution in quantum computing (in the foundation phase).

Ultimately, the two projects should converge into quantum chemistry simulations.

Alessandro’s LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alecrimi/
Alessandro’s Medium profile: https://alecrimi.medium.com/
Alessandro’s personal website: http://www.alessandrocrimi.com/
The Yawlab promo: https://youtube.com/watch?v=s2jJfSGAx… 🔥

The episode was recorded on April 17th, 2021. This material represents the speaker’s personal views and not the views of their current or former employer(s).

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