(IQT-NYC) Kiran Bhagotra, CEO/Founder off ProtectBox has agreed to speak on Panel 2: Quantum Technologies and the Rise of Cryptocurrencies: Opportunity or Apocalypse” May 20 at 2:10 pm at IQT-NYC. Dean Takahashi, Lead Writer of Venture Beat will moderate.
All of Kiran Bhagotra’s career has been changing about “hearts & minds”. In her current role, as founder/CEO of cybersecurity comparison website / marketplace ProtectBox, which is making cybersecurity easy for small and medium businesses, she is challenging the norms of how businesses engage with cybersecurity – trusting them again. Resulting in them being awarded winner of Corporate LiveWire’s Cybersecurity Site of the Year 2019, Wired Security 2017, 2nd for People’s Choice Award in HRH Duke of York’s Pitch@Palace (2018) & finalist in 25+ other awards with coverage in The Times, Telegraph, Wired amongst 20+ others.
Prior to this she has held various careers across government, industry (JPMorgan Chase, Cazenove, 3i, Lonmin and Brunswick Group amongst others), not-for-profits and consulted for several start-ups. This included promoting the UK’s cyber security strategy globally (including standards such as CyberEssentials) & the #WeProtect (children online) Summit. As well as Ministerial Reviews on critical national infrastructure resilience & machine learning digital redaction.
Kiran speaks & advocates for cybersecurity, resilience, digital, data, women, STEM at international fora, in addition to Quantum Computing, Recent publications include https://www.wired.co.uk/article/blockchain-quantum-security. As a result of which, Kiran has made the longlist for Computer Weekly’s Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2018 & been finalist for ‘Small Business Advocate’ in British Small Business Awards 2018, ‘Security Champion’ in Women in IT Awards 2018, ‘Duke of York’s New Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ in Lloyds Bank National Business Awards & ‘StartUp Founder’ in the FDM everywoman (/techUK) Awards 2018. She also received a ‘Woman of Year’ commendation in the CyberSecurity Awards 2016 & ‘Personal Contribution to IT’ at Computing Security Awards 2016.
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May 18 Morning — Quantum Sensors
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