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Margaret Wu, Lead Investor at Georgian, is an IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim 2024 Speaker

Margaret Wu, the Lead Investigator at Georgian, will speak at the IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim conference in June 2024.
By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 06 Mar 2024

Margaret Wu is a Lead Investor at Georgian, a growth-stage investment fund in B2B software companies leveraging applied machine learning and artificial intelligence. In her role, she is involved in deal selection, due diligence, post-investment support, and board governance. Prior to joining Georgian, Margaret was a Senior Product Manager at Amazon, and previous to this, she co-founded a biotech company called Uma Bioseed and served as the Chief Operating Officer at OneSpout. She started her career in enterprise software consulting at Accenture. Margaret completed a double degree in Environment and Business and Chemistry with an Economics Minor at the University of Waterloo. Also, she earned an MBA at Cornell Johnston Graduate School of Management.

At the IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim conference, Margaret Wu is anticipated to share her insights into the role of venture capital in advancing quantum technologies, drawing from her extensive experience in investing in applied machine learning and AI from her work at Georgian. Her presentation will likely explore the parallels between these fields and the quantum computing sector, highlighting the opportunities and challenges in funding quantum technology startups. Wu will discuss the importance of due diligence, the potential for post-investment growth, and the critical aspects of board governance in steering companies toward leveraging quantum technologies for business applications.

IQT Vancouver · Pacific Rim 2024: Quantum Computing, Communications and Security — Pathways to Real World Solutions.

With Vancouver as North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, IQT and the Quantum Algorithms Institute are bringing together partners across North America and Asia to showcase the state of quantum computing, communications, and security. This international conference moves beyond the quantum hype to profile quantum computing, communications technologies, and quantum expertise in real-world settings. Sessions will highlight practical applications of quantum algorithms and networking in pharmaceuticals, transportation, finance, and more industries. Attendees will include industry and government executives, end-users, and investors who will learn about the latest developments in these technologies, pathways for companies to get ready for quantum solutions, and ethics and policy considerations in this fast-growing industry.

Register for the IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim Conference here. 

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