Prof. Biercuk is a quantum physicist, innovator, and Director of the Quantum Control Laboratory at the University of Sydney. His group is working to develop a new generation of advanced technologies powered by the phenomena in quantum physics - Quantum Tech. As an expert in quantum physics and quantum technology Michael is also the founder and CEO of Q-CTRL, a quantum technology company. Q-CTRL is supported entirely by venture capital and operates from the campus of the University of Sydney. Earlier this year he spoke at SXSW on Investing in Game-Changing Deep Tech and has since had several articles published on the same, exploring the connection between research, deep tech and commercialisation.