Mark Jackson is the scientific lead of business development at Cambridge Quantum Computing. He started his career researching superstring theory and cosmology, coauthoring almost 40 technical articles. To promote the public understanding of science, Dr. Jackson founded the science crowdfunding platform Fiat Physica and the non-profit Science Partnership Fund. He is an adjunct faculty member at Singularity University and a director of the BoldlyGo Institute and Astronomers Without Borders. Dr. Jackson received his PhD in theoretical physics from Columbia University.