PhD student, Physics, Quantum Computing
University of Oxford
Jessica Pointing is a PhD student in Physics at the University of Oxford, specializing in quantum computing. She received her bachelor’s in Physics and Computer Science at Harvard as a John Harvard Scholar and was a Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford. She founded the Harvard College and Stanford Quantum Computing Associations. She was selected to be on the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Quantum Applications and was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Science. She has interned as a researcher at KBR at the NASA Ames Research Center, a software engineer at Google, a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an investment banker at Goldman Sachs.