Dr Robert Bedington
CTO and Co-Founder, SpeQtral
Robert is co-founder and CTO of SpeQtral, a Quantum Communications company specialising in satellite quantum key distribution. Satellite QKD is enabling global secured communications that are resilient against hacking by future quantum computers. SpeQtral is a spin-out company from the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore where Robert was previously a senior research fellow and satellite team lead for the SpooQy-1 CubeSat mission. SpooQy-1 launched in 2019 and successfully demonstrated quantum entanglement in space. In the same year Robert was recognised by MIT as one of ten Innovators under 35 for the Asia Pacific region.