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Taro Shimada, Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Toshiba, Has Agreed to Present the Platinum Topic Sponsor Keynote for “Enabling the Quantum Internet of the Future” Vertical Nov 4 at 12:30-12:50 pm at IQT-NYC

By IQT News posted 08 Oct 2021

(IQT-NYC) Taro Shimada, Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Toshiba Corporation; has agreed to present the Platinum Topic Sponsor Keynote for “Enabling the Quantum Internet of the Future” vertical on November 4 at 12:30-12:50 pm at Inside Quantum Technology New York.
Taro Shimada joined Toshiba in October 2018 as Corporate Digital Business Chief Strategy Officer. In April 2019 he was appointed Chief Digital Officer, responsible for supporting Toshiba’s digital transformation and spearheading strategic business creation and promotion.Carrying out these responsibilities, Mr. Shimada draws on a wealth of experience in hardware development, including aircraft; in process consultation ranging from automobiles to precision machinery design and heavy industry; and in product life cycle management software. An expert in Factory Automation, he has advised many of Japan’s leading global manufacturers on digitization, and is currently an advisor to the Robot Revolution & Industrial IoT Initiative, and to the IoT Acceleration Lab. He has also contributed to the activities of Industrie 4.0 in Germany and Connected Industries in Japan.Mr. Shimada began his career in1990 at ShinMaywa Industries Kobe, where he worked on aircraft for Boeing and McDonnell Douglas. In 1999 he joined Structural Dynamics Research Corporation, a part of Siemens, and took on a series of progressively senior post at Siemens KK, and at Siemens HQ in Germany. Immediately prior to joining Toshiba, Mr. Shimada was Executive Operating Officer at Siemens K.K.Mr. Shimada is a graduate of Konan University. His relaxes by playing the drums, and enjoys all genres of music.

Toshiba is the Platinum Vertical Sponsor of the “Quantum Networking & the Path to the Quantum Internet” Session Nov 4 at Inside Quantum Technology New York


NOTE: Taro Shimade will address the audience via a recorded message/presentation and the message will switch over to John Prisco who will be addressing the audience in-person as part of the “Quantum Internet” session in New York City.  Prisco is President and CEO of”Safe Quantum Incorporated and will also present Nov-2 at IQT-NYC on “The Quantum Safe Date Center User Cases”.

November 4  12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Quantum Networking and the Path to the Quantum Internet
A quantum Internet is a network that carries Qubits instead of bits. There are already some research networks of this kind in Europe, Asia and elsewhere but there are already advanced plans in most developed nations to create more robust qubit networks that are expected to merge into a quantum Internet, paralleling the development of the original Internet. This session will discuss the technical and market aspects of the coming Quantum Internet and how the existing carriers and equipment firms can profit from its arrival.

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