Kenneth Brown is the Michael J. Fitzpatrick Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry at Duke University. He is the Director of the NSF Software-Tailored Architectures for Quantum codesign (STAQ) project. He currently represents the Division of Quantum Information on the American Physical Society Council. He is on the Editorial Board of PRX Quantum and IEEE BITS and is a Scientific Advisor for IonQ. His primary research interests are quantum control, quantum error correction, and ion-trap quantum systems.