Konstantinos Karagiannis

Director, Quantum Computing Services

Konstantinos is the Director of Quantum Computing Services at Protiviti. He helps companies get ready for quantum opportunities and threats. He has been involved in the quantum computing industry since 2012, and in InfoSec since the 90s. He is a frequent speaker at RSA, Black Hat, Defcon, and dozens of conferences worldwide. He also hosts Protiviti’s Post-Quantum World podcast.

Major Projects

  • Ally Financial: Quantum portfolio optimization using cardinality constraints. Achieved performance of the NASDAQ 100 and S&P 500 with 10-25 percent of the assets.
  • DTCC: Post-Quantum Cryptography Agility Assessment. Helped this customer get ahead of the migration to PQC that all companies will have to begin.

Areas of Expertise

  • Quantum computing
  • Quantum-inspired algorithms
  • Post-quantum cryptography