Pranav Gokhale

Pranav was the co-founder and CEO of, which was acquired by ColdQuanta in May 2022. He received his PhD in quantum computation at the University of Chicago, where he was advised by Fred Chong. His work focused on breaking the abstraction barrier between quantum hardware and software, with the aim of realizing practical applications sooner than otherwise possible. Prior to graduate school, Pranav attended Princeton University, where he studied computer science and physics.