Jessie Yu is a senior software enginner and prolific inventor at IBM. Prior to working on quantum computing, Jessie’s career was mainly in the area of IBM mainframe kernel development and analytics software. Her experience in IBM Quantum began in 2018 where she first worked on systems and infrastructure support and later took over as maintainer for qiskit-ibmq-provider, a framework that provides access to IBM Quantum devices and services. She is now the product owner of the quantum backend software. Throughout her career she has presented at various conferences, workshops, and customer engagements.