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Financial Applications of Quantum Computing - (a continuation from the July Quant Insights Conference

Speaker: Dr. David Garvin

Please note: This talk will be hosted at 17:30 SGT - 18:30 SGT. 

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Event Agenda 

17:30 - 18:30 SGT - CQF Institute Regional Talk: Financial Applications of Quantum Computing (a continuation from the July Quant Insights Conference)

This event can earn you up to 2 CPD credits.


Quantum computing is an emerging technology with potential to transform many financial computations. This talk will cover why quantum computing is important, the basic quantum computing concepts, and highlight possible applications within the financial industry. It will also discuss steps which financial institutions can take to become quantum ready.

Please note: this will be a continuation from Dr. Garvin's talk at the July Quant Insights Conference. 

Speaker Bio

Dr. David Garvin is Head of Applications, Quantum Finance at Rigetti Computing. David focuses on researching, developing and implementing financial industry applications of quantum computing. Previously he worked in the Quantum Computing Office at NEC and at QxBranch, a quantum applications company acquired by Rigetti in 2019.

David has over 20 years experience as a Front-Office Quant in the Finance Industry. Previously, he served as the Global Head of Quantitative Analysis at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Prior to that, he was a Director at Deutsche Bank and a Quant Analyst at Morgan Grenfell. He has covered all asset classes and been involved in management, modeling, risk and analytics, derivatives and structured products, machine learning and electronic trading.

David holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Cambridge University and an MBA (Exec) from the Australian Graduate School of Management. He has authored articles in finance, physics, engineering, classical computing and quantum computing.