QCI Expands Executive Team with Sales & Marketing Leaders
(HPCWire) Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI), a leader in bridging the power of classical and quantum computing, has expanded its executive team with sales and marketing leaders that position the company for immediate and long-term growth. QCI named iconic tech sales leader, Dave Morris, as its chief revenue officer, and tech marketing veteran Rebel Brown as vice president of marketing. With these hires, the company plans to accelerate the integration of quantum into enterprise problem solving, an effort that’s already well underway.
Dave Morris has over 20 years of success leading regional, national, and international sales strategy, business development and execution, including significant roles with Cisco Systems and Intel. He previously was chief revenue officer of Airspace Systems, Inc., a leader in the drone detection and analytics space. Dave has a proven ability to set a clear vision and deliver meaningful results. He has prepared and adapted large sales teams to drive change and exploit technology evolution, both critical elements in quantum computing.
Rebel Brown has helped myriad U.S. and European advanced tech companies create, enter and lead markets. She brings deep expertise in strategy, product marketing/management and positioning. Rebel has helped raise more than $500M in startup funding, launched innovative technologies in software systems, development and HPC, and supported successful exits to companies like Apple, IBM, EMC, SGI and BEA. Along the way, Rebel helped introduce Unix to the commercial marketplace, launched the first open systems management platforms and put C++ objects on the map.
“It is extremely validating for QCI’s business model to attract such accomplished professionals leading our sales and marketing efforts,” said Robert Liscouski, CEO of QCI. “Both bring a wealth of experience with the world’s largest computing companies and most exciting startups. The combination makes them so incredibly powerful for our efforts. Equally significant, both Dave and Rebel have broken ground in new areas of software and emerging technologies like QCI is doing in quantum. We are confident that the expanded team will accelerate our growth and advance quantum computing in the enterprise ahead of industry predictions.”