Peter Wittek is a Research Scientist exploring the synergies between machine learning, quantum physics and high-performance computing. He is the author of the book Quantum Machine Learning: What Quantum Computing Means to Data Mining. His experience ranges from working on practical applications with startups to helping to solve problems in theoretical physics. Peter holds an MSc in Mathematics and an MSc in Information Management from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and a PhD in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore. He is affiliated with ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain and the University of Borås, Borås, Sweden. He is an avid mountaineer and a salsa dancer.