John Martinis lead Google's Quantum Efforts to publish the landmark paper on quantum supremacy. He is one of the world's top quantum scientists, and was recently awarded the John Stewart Bell Prize in 2021 for Research on Fundamental Issues in Quantum Mechanics and Their Applications.
He reflected on his career, spoke about his research quantum supremacy and why it is a significant achievement and focus areas for future. He shared why the quantum ecosystem is exciting and why you should consider a career in quantum technologies. For undergrads and young professionals, he shared many insights on how to look at research and advice on how to get started.