István Ladjánszki joined WorldQuant Predictive in January 2021. He is highly experienced in quantum computing, machine learning, and classical high-performance computing. Before joining WQP István worked at the BrianQC Project as Chief Scientist/Head of Research. He earned his degree in Theoretical Physics from Budapest University of Technology and Economics and an MSc in Quantitative Finance from the Corvinus University of Budapest. István also has an academic research background as one of the first developers of the Quantum Chemistry program package MRCC. Outside of work, István pursues his interests in the philosophy of science and epistemology in machine learning.