Davide Venturelli is currently Associate Director for Quantum Computing of the Research Institute of Advanced Computer Science at USRA. He works in the NASA Intelligent System Division (TI) at the Quantum AI Laboratory (QuAIL) as a senior research scientist under the NASA Academic Mission Service contract, invested in research projects dealing with quantum optimization applications and their near-term implementation in real hardware, in a hardware-software co-design approach. He teaches Quantum Integer Programming as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University.