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Rima Oueid; Senior Commercialization Executive, United States Department of Energy; will speak at IQT NYC 2023

By Sandra Helsel posted 17 Oct 2023

Rima Oueid; Senior Commercialization Executive, United States Department of Energy; will speak at IQT NYC 2023.

Panel 3.1: The Case for Quantum Cybersecurity in the Enterprise

Rima Oueid is a Senior Commercialization Executive at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions, where she leads market development activities and commercialization of emerging DOE technologies with a focus on quantum information science, transportation, grid modernization, and space-based applications. She builds public private partnerships, identifies use cases, and develops innovative business models to accelerate market adoption and bankability of quantum computing, quantum communications/security, quantum sensing, artificial intelligence, microgrids, and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technologies. Rima is the architect and lead of the DOE V2X Partnership with major OEMs, utilities, and bidirectional charging companies. She is also a board member of the Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QEDC) and serves as the chair of QEDCs Use Case Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on Quantum Sensing. Rima previously served in the Office of Policy and the Hurricane Sandy Task Force where she helped facilitate $15 billion in resilient energy infrastructure deployment initiatives. While with the EERE, Rima led a new $600 million energy finance portfolio for states and assisted DOD on a 3GW power purchase agreement initiative. Rima began her career at Accenture helping Fortune 500 companies redesign their business models to leverage cutting edge technologies. Subsequent to Accenture, Rima spent six years in real estate, venture capital, and private equity investing and evaluating investments in residential and commercial real estate, solar, biofuels, solid state light manufacturing, and water purification industries. Rima earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship and selected as a Kauffman Fellow. Rima also holds a Bachelors of Science from the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana.

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IQT New York 2023 is devoted to three days of coverage of quantum cybersecurity, quantum networking and quantum sensors. This must-attend event will be held October 24-26 at the Conference Center in New York City with a new sky-level exhibition space overlooking the Hudson River and the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier.
IQT New York is a 100% in-person only conference, offering 30+ sessions and 100+ speakers, and is New York’s quantum event. In addition to our usual topics, IQT New York 2023 will feature panels on the hottest areas in quantum such as Quantum AI, QKD-over-Satellite, Quantum Sensing in Healthcare, and the Emergence of the Quantum Internet. There will also be a new session on the Manufacturing of Quantum Systems.
Attendees at IQT New York 2023 will leave the event with the deepest understanding of the future of quantum technology. This conference brings together corporate management, entrepreneurs, end users, technology providers, infrastructure partners, researchers and investors who are looking for business opportunities in the quantum ecosystem. IQT New York 2023 takes place October 24-26 at The Conference Center, 636 11th Ave. (between 46th & 47th St.) in New York City.

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.

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