Alex McCaskey is a senior quantum computing software architect at NVIDIA. His work is focused on programming models, compilers, and languages for heterogeneous quantum-classical computing. In the past, he has led a number of open-source quantum software projects, including the XACC system-level quantum framework and the QCOR quantum-classical C++ compiler platform. He received B.Sc. degrees in 2010 in physics and mathematics from the University of Tennessee, and an M.Sc. degree in physics from the Virginia Polytechnic and State University in 2014.