Laura Schulz is the head of Quantum Computing and Technologies, as well as leading efforts for strategic development in the fields of future-oriented computer technologies at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) in Garching, Germany. Specifically, she works to establish cohesion and cadence across various efforts including HPC hardware and software co-design, research portfolio design, integrated service offerings, and user analysis and profiling. She also builds and maintains key relations with vendors and alliances with regional and international ecosystem partners. Laura was the lead author on LRZ's quantum strategic plan and is co-founder of the regional networking and tech scouting entity, Bavarian Quantum Computing eXchange (BQCX). Prior to joining LRZ in August 2017, she was Director of Marketing Communications at the HPC Innovation Center at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the US.