Rebecca holds a degree in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University, which she credits with awakening her passion for AI and the big questions in technology and society. Prior to founding Quantum Thought, she built an advanced AI software platform for firmographics and sales enablement which is now a fast-growing company called Neural Edge. Her travels in over 50 countries and exchanges with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds, have reinforced her commitment to continuously seeking to gain insight into how technology might help societies for the better both at home and abroad. A strong proponent of ethical technology advancement in Artificial Intelligence, Rebecca currently serves as the AI ethics board member of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and is a frequent guest speaker on ethical technology. Rebecca strongly believes that quantum computing is the key that will unlock the full potential of AI as well as technology as a whole, and is proud to be at the forefront of this revolution.
Skip has spent his career in finance and investment in Silicon Valley having worked with many companies: Managing Director, Multiverse Capital, Advisor Machine Box (acquired by Veritone), Advisor iValt, Advisor, Bizz Inc. BA Economics, Claremont McKenna College, M.P.A. College of Notre Dame. Author, “Quantum Design Sprint: A Workbook for Designing a Quantum Computing Application and Disruptive Business Model." Skip started his career after college with Ziff-Davis Publishing as part of their Information Access Division and then went to Quote.com (backed by Sequoia Capital) to help them scale (sold to Lycos). At the same time, Skip founded then sold a chain of health clubs to 24 hour Fitness. Skip has volunteered time over the years serving on various boards including Henry Kravis Leadership (at CMC), Bellarmine College Prep Dad's club, Hillsborough Schools Foundation, Hillsborough Little League and more. Skip spends his time studying quantum mechanics, boxing and spending time his family.
Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan is a master’s student in Stanford’s Management Science and Engineering program, focusing on photonics and quantum algorithms. She previously worked in process engineering at Intel, and founded an international cleantech startup called Surya Conversions. Maithreyi holds a physics MS/BS from the University of Colorado-Boulder. An avid dancer, Maithreyi spends much of her free time dancing with the Cardinal Ballet Company
Dave is an information systems executive who has founded and sold multiple award-winning companies. Dave has taught university-level courses in information technology is a bit of a tech nerd whois passionate about helping companies create incredible products, amazing brands, powerful market stories, and high-performance sales teams.
Dave has extensive experience in Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Venture Investing, Go-To-Market, Digital Transformation, Post Quantum Cryptography, Business Strategy, Product Innovation, Marketing, Sales, Mergers and Acquisitions and the implementation of enterprise-wide systems (big data, cloud ERP, CRM, CPQ, HCM, PLM, digital marketing, supply chain and business intelligence).
Konstantin Vilk, CISSP, CRISC, has a passion for making a difference using advances in technology. He has over 15 years of senior leadership experience in Cyber Security, Information Security, Product Innovation, Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Post-Quantum Cryptography, Business Strategy, Venture Investing, Business Turnarounds, and Implementation of Cloud and Enterprise Information Systems including Big Data, ERP, CRM, Digital Marketing, Supply Chain and BI.
Attorney/Owner Turning Point Law, Inc. Experienced Patent/Corporate Attorney. General Counsel, Secretary, Neural Edge, leading AI Company. Suffolk Law School, Georgia Institute of Technology
BS Economics, Santa Clara University. Experienced Financial Planning & Analysis in the Biotech & Cryptocurrency Industries. Passionate about macroeconomics & fin-tech.
Jasmine Shih is a former venture partner for Wingspan Ventures, and Managing Director for female entrepreneur-focused VC firm Golden Seeds. She co-founded Women Professional Network, a non-profit to promote women’s upward mobility while working at Applied Materials. Jasmine received a BS in Materials Engineering.