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Florian Neukart

Assistant professor

Dr. F. Neukart
+31 71 527 4799

Florian Neukart's career spans a broad spectrum of high technology and innovation, with a particular emphasis on artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and space technology. Florian holds key positions at Terra Quantum AG, the Quantum Economy Institute, and several advisory boards, including the World Economic Forum's Future Council on Quantum Computing. His previous experience at Volkswagen Group and contributions to Germany's National Roadmap for Quantum Computing highlight his significant influence in shaping the future of technology. Florian is also committed to education and research as an assistant professor and author, focusing on the nexus of AI and quantum computing.

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Florian Neukart is widely recognized as a leading figure in high technology, innovation, and future tech. With extensive experience in academia, industry, and consulting, he has established himself as a trusted advisor and practitioner in artificial intelligence and quantum computing.

Holding a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Transilvania University of Brasov, Florian has a solid academic foundation for his multifaceted career. Complementing his doctoral studies, Florian obtained a Master’s degree in Physics from the Liverpool John Moore's University, a Master's degree in Information Technology from the CAMPUS02 University of Applied Sciences in Graz, an Engineer's degree in Computer Science from the Joanneum University of Applied Sciences in Kapfenberg.

Currently serving as the Executive Board Member for Product at Terra Quantum AG, as the Director for Exponential Technologies at the Quantum Economy Institute, and on Board of Trustees of the International Foundation of Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing, Florian also holds a special advisory role at the Quantum Strategy Institute and serves on the Board of Advisors of KI Park. He has contributed significantly to shaping Germany's approach to quantum computing as a co-author of the National Roadmap for Quantum Computing and sits on the Advisory Board of Quantum.Tech. Florian's expertise has also been sought after on the global stage, as evidenced by his membership in the World Economic Forum's Future Council on Quantum Computing.

Before his tenure at Terra Quantum AG, Florian spent 11 years at Volkswagen Group, where he held various positions culminating in his role as Director of the Group's innovation labs in Munich and San Francisco. His career trajectory has been marked by a fusion of academic rigor and practical application, reflected in his diverse educational background. Florian holds Master's degrees and diplomas in computer science, physics, and information technology, alongside a Ph.D. in computer science, focusing on the convergence of artificial intelligence and quantum computing.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Florian is actively engaged in academic research and teaching. As an assistant professor at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science, he imparts his expertise in quantum computing to the next generation of scholars. Florian's scholarly contributions extend beyond the classroom, encompassing authored books on artificial intelligence and energy and editorial roles in publications focused on quantum computing.

Assistant professor

  • Science
  • Leiden Inst of Advanced Computer Science

Work address

Gorlaeus Building
Einsteinweg 55
2333 CC Leiden



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