Michael Brett is Chief Executive Officer of QxBranch, a technology company solving challenging data analytics problems for finance, insurance, pharmaceuticals, media, and energy customers worldwide. Founded in 2014, QxBranch specializes in developing algorithms for predictive analytics that support businesses with decision making on pricing, risk and user behaviour. The company has unique expertise in quantum computing, an emerging new technology that will have a transformative impact on computationally-expensive problems like optimization, machine learning, and chemical simulation. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., QxBranch has offices in Adelaide and London. Michael holds an Executive Master of Business in Complex Project Management and Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Avionics, both from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane.