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Markus Pflitsch

CEO & Founder - Terra Quantum AG

Markus is a dedicated quantum physicist, senior financial executive and deep tech entrepreneur. Since he was 14 years old, Markus has been a quantum physics enthusiast. He built on that passion, studying mathematics and physics, and researching in the area of quantum field theory at CERN. His curiosity drew him to business and finance, and he subsequently joined Boston Consulting Group. Later on, he assumed responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer and as a senior executive in various corporates including Deutsche Bank and UniCredit, as well as in owner-managed digital and high-tech companies.

Ultimately, he decided to leverage his expertise in quantum physics, business and finance to become an entrepreneur in the quantum technologies space. In 2018, he founded Terra Quantum AG, a deep tech pioneer commercialising quantum tech applications. Markus is a senior advisor to private equity funds and a member of the “Baden-Badener Unternehmergespräche (BBUG)”.


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