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Andrew Milne

Welcome to, the home website for Andrew Milne. There’s a basic resume here on this page, and links to other pages with more informaton:

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Andrew Milne Online Resume

Former Senior Director, Technology Specialist at CME Group, and Senior Lead, Optimization Solutions at 1QBit (Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence). I have also held management positions at Sony, Reciprocal (AT&T a2b music), N2K Music Boulevard, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

My academic background is in physics and electrical engineering. This makes me partly an explorer and partly a builder, mostly of software and systems.

Most problems in finance and engineering can be tackled mathematically. Their solutions almost always involve computation and the design of algorithms.

I can bring leadership to all stages of the software development life cycle, in both classical and quantum computing: market analysis, data science, technology evaluation. enterprise architecture, visioning, requirements, specifications (classic waterfall, RUP, agile), software architecture, use case models, test design, planning, staffing, coaching, code development, integration, QA, deployment, documentation, product marketing and (that vital step), applying for patents and R&D tax credits.


Senior Lead, Optimization Solutions (Finance Products), 1QB Information Technologies (1QBit)

October 2015 to November 2022

1QBit was founded in 2012 to develop software for quantum computing and machine learning. The company was privately held by a group of strategic investors, including Accenture, Allianz, CME Group, Fujitsu, NatWest and the Siam Commercial Bank.

Senior Director, Technology Specialist, CME Group

August 2008 to August 2015

CME Group is the world’s leading derivatives marketplace. It operates the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), COMEX and NYMEX. My work at CME Group was mostly in technology research and development related to the electronic trading system.

Director of Algorithmic Engineering and Advanced Technology, New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX)

December 2004 to August 2008

NYMEX is a commodities exchange most known for energy futures trading, specifically crude oil and natural gas. It was acquired by CME Group in 2008. I was first engaged by NYMEX as an Algorithmic Engineer, to lead the development of a new match engine for the ClearPort Trading System.

Manager, Business Planning; Manager, Technology, Sony Corporation of America (SCA)

February 2002 to June 2004

Director, E-Commerce, Digital Media, Reciprocal (formerly AT&T a2b music)

March 1999 to July 2001

Reciprocal provided content delivery and e-commerce services for 120 major media clients in 7 digital rights management systems, including InterTrust and Windows Media.

Director, E-Commerce for the Entertainment Division and the International Business Development team, reporting to the SVP Marketing and Product Strategy.

Senior Researcher and Developer for Audio/Media, N2K Entertainment (Encoded Music Online Delivery)

January 1997 to May 1999

N2K was the leading Internet music company of the late nineties. Its operations included the Music Boulevard e-commerce site, the N2K Encoded Music label, music portals and individual artist sites for Leonard Bernstein, Miles Davis, David Bowie, and many others.

Senior Engineer, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

August 1988 to December 1996

CBC is Canada’s public broadcaster, with an annual budget (at the time) of $1.3 billion. CBC Engineering managed $40+ million in studio equipment procurement and delivered $10+ million in engineering services.


For a complete list of my patents and publications, see Andrew Milne on Google Scholar


Most of my work involves communicating with other people. However, I frequently act as a resource on my own projects, and this has given me first-hand experience with the software listed below: