Alexander Pabst has more than 25 years of experience in Rohde & Schwarz, a leading provider of test and measurement solutions who has just expanded its role in the quantum space through its recent acquisition of Zurich Instruments. Alexander’s affinity for quantum technology stems from his university days holding a Diplom in Physics from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn where he worked on an ion-trap based quantum-optical frequency standard. Alexander looks forward to be part of this panel to deliver insights on the race towards commercial quantum computing with other industry leaders, and explain how companies like Rohde & Schwarz can play an enabling role. At Rohde & Schwarz he took on various product management and business development roles at Rohde & Schwarz and was eventually appointed as Vice President of the systems group within the test & measurement division. He is now Vice President of the Market Segment Wireless Communications, leading the overall effort to drive the strategic direction of the wireless technology product range at Rohde & Schwarz. As a wireless communications industry expert, Alexander also serves in the board of the Global Certification Forum (GCF).