Eric Ostby is a product manager at Google leading product development for quantum hardware and quantum cloud services. Eric received his PhD from Caltech in electrical engineering with a focus on high quality factor optical resonators for sensing and material study. Eric has worked for IBM on laser communications product development and Raytheon on high-energy laser projects. He led project teams at the Boston Consulting Group in areas of strategy and operations. Eric was director of strategy and corporate development at Ingram Micro before joining Google.