IBM Quantum Strategy and Applications Research
Katie is the Director of the IBM QStart team, responsible for ensuring IBM’s clients are working toward extracting the benefits of quantum computing. Within IBM, she leads a team of Quantum Information Scientists tasked with quantum computing application research and is responsible for academic and industry partnerships within the IBM Q Network. She has extensive technical and engineering leadership and development experience, including roles such as Program Director for Systems Development and Layout Design and Packaging Lead in IBM Systems Group, and a track record of defining and executing strategy in new fields. She has led highly technical teams with complex stakeholder relationships and specializes in solving critical problems and creating high performance teams. Katie is an alumna of the University of Texas at Austin.