Ofer Naaman received a B.Sc. degree in physics from Tel Aviv University in 1998, and a Ph.D. degree in physics from University of California, San Diego in 2003. From 2003 to 2007, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, where he worked on superconducting single-electron transistors. From 2007 to 2009 he was a Research Associate at the University of California, Berekeley, where he worked on quantum information in superconducting qubits and parametric amplifiers. From 2009 to 2018 he was a Physicist with Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, working on quantum information, cryogenic memory, and superconducting digital and microwave circuits. In 2018 he joined Google where he is currently a Staff Research Scientist.