Mehdi has been in the HPC industry for more than 15 years, his contributions to HPC span infrastructure management, reproducible HPC, as well as customers and partners enablement. Driven by passion for disruptive technologies, he recently took advantage of his background in quantum mechanics to start exploring the field of Quantum Computing. His focus is on the Quantum startups ecosystem growth and enablement. At night, Mehdi is an amateur astronomer, member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and he runs the astronomy and sciences club at his son’s school.