Cathal J. Mahon, Senior Scientific Lead, Novo Nordisk Foundation, will speak on “Quantum Safe in the Military” at IQT The Hague March 13-15
Cathal J. Mahon, Senior Scientific Lead, Novo Nordisk Foundation, will speak on “Quantum Safe in the Military” at IQT The Hague March 13-15.
Cathal J. Mahon is a technology expert with extensive experience as an investment manager for venture capital funds specializing in high-tech start-ups – including quantum – and, prior to this, from a variety of managerial and R&D positions in the telecommunications industry. Since 2016, he has been exclusively involved in the development of the commercial potential of quantum technologies, either as interim CEO at Qubiz: Quantum Innovation Center in Denmark, or as Senior Executive Advisor responsible for the commercialization of quantum technology-based intellectual property created at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. In his current role at the Novo Nordisk Foundation, he is responsible for the establishment of an Accelerator in Copenhagen for start-ups and spin-outs within the quantum technology space, and which will also be affiliated with the DIANA Center for Quantum Technologies in Denmark.
Cathal J. Mahon has a scientific background in both engineering and physics holding a M.Sc. in physics from Trinity College, Dublin, and a Ph.D. in electronic engineering from the Technical University of Denmark. He also holds a graduate diploma in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School – where he has been an external lecturer – and is the author of a textbook on the emergence of strategy in organizations.
IQT The Hague 2023 is the eighth global conference and exhibition in the highly successful Inside Quantum Technology series.
The Hague event will focus on Quantum Communications and Quantum Security. Ten vertical topics encompassing more than 40 panels and talks from over 80 speakers will provide attendees with a deep understanding on state-of-the-art developments of the future quantum internet as well as the current impact of quantum-safe technologies on cybersecurity.
Sandra K. Helsel, Ph.D. has been researching and reporting on frontier technologies since 1990. She has her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.