Full Name
Kayla Lee
Building a more diverse future for quantum computing
Brief Biography
Kayla Lee is the Academic Alliance Lead at IBM Quantum, where she leads strategic initiatives to develop the growing quantum ecosystem focused on accelerating research, technical exploration, and partner success.

Kayla joined IBM Quantum in 2018 as an industry consultant, where she worked with several Fortune 500 companies to explore potential quantum computing applications across industries, including healthcare & life sciences, financial services, and media & entertainment. In 2021, she was named on MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35.

Kayla holds a BS in Molecular Biology from Hampton University and a PhD in Systems Biology from Harvard University. You can find more about her at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaylablee/.
Kayla Lee