Partners

Technology Partners

Cypherbridge 

Cypherbridge offers robust security solutions for embedded system to protect connected devices and data.

DLS

DLS is a leading technology solutions & service provider supporting evolving business requirements of public & private sectors in the areas of end-to-end infrastructure design, deployment, virtualization, cybersecurity, endpoint devices & cloud computing.

ID Quantique 

ID Quantique is a world leader in quantum-safe crypto solutions providing quantum-safe network encryption, secure quantum key generation and quantum key distribution solutions and services to the financial industry, enterprises and government organizations globally.

Intrinsic ID

Intrinsic ID is a leading provider of security IP for embedded systems based on physical unclonable function or PUF technology. Their technology provides an additional level of hardware security utilizing the inherent uniqueness in every silicon chip. 

Keyfactor

Keyfactor is a leader in cloud-first PKI-as-a-Service and crypto-agility solutions. Its Crypto-Agility Platform™ empowers security teams to seamlessly orchestrate every key and certificate across their entire enterprise.

Packetcraft

Packetcraft provides solutions that enable semiconductor and product companies to achieve greater product differentiation with more features and customization. Their portfolio implements the latest specs, is extensively tested, and is Bluetooth qualified.

PX5

PX5 enables developers to reduce the cost and effort of porting software stacks to a wide range of applications and IoT platforms. The POSIX API and programming model is widely used in systems and applications, including desktop and embedded Linux.

QuSide

Quside designs, develops, manufacturers and maintains QRNG technology using quantum physics for both cyber security & compute randomized workload acceleration markets.

Quintessence Labs

QuintessenceLabs is a global leader in the commercial development of cybersecurity products and solutions based on quantum technology, tackling the most difficult security challenges for organizations.

STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics are creators and makers of semiconductor technologies, devices, and solutions. They help customers and partners address their challenges and opportunities, and the need to support a more sustainable world. ST is committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2027.

Channel Partners

AIE IO

AIE IO specializes in AI platforms that are force multipliers for managers working in the Cyber Security area. Whether it is for Collection or Detection their platforms deliver speed and insight to get the job done. 

Advanced Chippewa Technologies Inc.

Advanced Chippewa Technologies Inc. provides managed procurement strategies and vehicles to focused IT software publishers and IT manufacturers globally.

Blackhills Quantum

Blackhills Quantum is a pioneering quantum tech company that provides advice and tailor-made quantum safe security solutions, enabling a complete digital transformation that leverages the latest technologies and best practices to ensure ultra-privacy and compliance for their clients.

Calian

Calian Advanced Technologies develops, designs, manufactures and integrates complex, high-reliability communications and electronic systems, products, and software for mission-critical applications.

Carahsoft Technology Corp.

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, supporting Public Sector organizations across Federal, State and Local Government and Education and Healthcare. As the Master Government Aggregator® for our vendor partners, we deliver solutions for Cybersecurity, MultiCloud, DevSecOps, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Open Source, Customer Experience and Engagement, and more. Working with our reseller partners, our sales and marketing teams provide industry leading IT products, services and training through hundreds of contract vehicles. 

Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright’s technology supports today’s most demanding airborne platforms and applications. They provide data concentrators, flight test equipment, air data systems, and recorders found aboard fixed-wing, rotorcraft, and UAV platforms.

Encryption Consulting

A leading data protection organization trusted by 100 + Fortune 500 corporations with unparalleled expertise in PKI, HSM, Key Management, Code-Signing, and more.

Evergreen Solutions

Evergreen Innovations LLC specializes in C4ISR, networked communications and cloud-based services. Evergreen serves government customers, including the U.S. Department of Defense, National Guard Bureau and Federal Agencies, as well as a variety of customers in the commercial and international markets.

Jera Group

Jera Group specializes in transformative technology and business solutions, fostering growth and efficiency through strategic innovation.

World Wide Technology

World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology service provider with the ability to advise and execute, align business and technology, and blur the lines between physical and digital, simplifying the transformation journey.

Academic Partners

Carleton University

Carleton University is a dynamic, research-intensive university, located in Ottawa, Canada. Its creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries in science, technology, business, and governance.

Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada manages Canada’s diplomatic relations, provides consular services to Canadians, promotes the country’s international trade, and leads Canada’s international development and humanitarian assistance.

McGill University

McGill University is a public research university located in Montreal, Canada. McGill University owes its reputation to its 50 research centres and institutes, 400+ programs, rich history, and a thriving alumni network of 250,000 people around the globe.

The National Research Council of Canada

The National Research Council (NRC) is the primary public research organization in Canada that supports industry through collaborative research in a wide variety of fields such as manufacturing, information and communication, alternative fuels & aerodynamics.

Quantum Industry Canada

Quantum Industry Canada is a consortium of Canadian quantum technologies companies. It was created to ensure that Canada remains a global leader in new emerging industry and seizes the opportunity created by public investment into scientific research.

Technology Partners

Cypherbridge 

Cypherbridge is a cybersecurity expert, offering robust security solutions for embedded systems to protect connected devices and data.

DLS

DLS is a leading IT service provider, offering tailored technology solutions to meet the unique needs of businesses and organizations.

ID Quantique 

ID Quantique is a trailblazing leader in quantum-safe cryptography, safeguarding data and communications against emerging cyber threats.

Keyfactor

Keyfactor’s identity-first security solutions enhance digital trust for both humans and machines in today’s interconnected world. Their approach simplifies PKI, automates certificate management, and secures all devices, workloads, and entities.

Packetcraft

Packetcraft delivers “baseband to application” embedded software, including full source code, to meet the constant evolution of short-range wireless technologies including Bluetooth LE and UWB.

PX5

The PX5 RTOS features a native implementation of the industry standard POSIX pthreads API. Developers can leverage the technology PX5 RTOS provides to verify function return addresses, function pointers, system objects, global data, and memory pools. 

Quintessence Labs

Australian-based world-leading quantum cybersecurity company, recognized for quantum-safe data protection including quantum-enabled key generation and ultra-secure key management,. They empower enterprises and governments across the globe.

QuSide

Quside develops quantum technologies for secure connectivity and efficient computation. They pioneer in producing high quality QRNG’s with the ability to accurately measure and monitor the entropy output to enhance customer’s cybersecurity postures. 

Channel Partners

AIE IO

AIE IO is a provider of Open-Source intelligence solutions delivering targeted collections, AI-enabled Risk Analytics and PQC solutions. 

Advanced Chippewa Technologies Inc.

Advanced Chippewa Technologies Inc is a trusted provider of critical infrastructure and technology solutions, ensuring the secure and efficient operation of vital systems.

Blackhills Quantum

Blackhills Quantum is a pioneering quantum tech company focused on advancing secure communication and quantum computing technologies.

Calian

Calian is a Canada-based company having expertise in delivering innovative solutions in healthcare, IT, training, and engineering services. They serve clients across various domains providing essential support & advanced technological solutions.

Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright is a global leader in engineering and technology solutions, delivering innovative products across diverse industries worldwide.

Evergreen Solutions

Evergreen Solutions is a premier consultancy, specializing in sustainable services that drive operational excellence and long-term success.

Jera Group

Jera Group specializes in transformative technology and business solutions, fostering growth and efficiency through strategic innovation.

World Wide Technology

World Wide Technology, a global tech solutions provider, offers cutting-edge IT solutions and services to drive business success

Academic Partners

The National Research Council of Canada

The National Research Council of Canada is a premier research organization advancing science and technology for the nation’s benefit. They partner with Canadian industry to take research impacts from the lab to the marketplace.

Quantum Industry Canada

Quantum Industry Canada (QIC) is a consortium of Canadian quantum technologies companies that includes developers of technologies for quantum computing, quantum communications and cryptography, quantum sensing and quantum-safe cryptography as well as companies using and developing applications of these technologies.

Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada plays a pivotal role in shaping Canada’s international relations, promoting diplomacy, trade, and global cooperation. They also lead international development, humanitarian, and peace and security assistance efforts.

Technology Partners

Cypherbridge 

Cypherbridge is a cybersecurity expert, offering robust security solutions for embedded systems to protect connected devices and data.

DLS

DLS is a leading IT service provider, offering tailored technology solutions to meet the unique needs of businesses and organizations.

ID Quantique 

ID Quantique is a trailblazing leader in quantum-safe cryptography, safeguarding data and communications against emerging cyber threats.

Keyfactor

Keyfactor’s identity-first security solutions enhance digital trust for both humans and machines in today’s interconnected world. Their approach simplifies PKI, automates certificate management, and secures all devices, workloads, and entities.

Packetcraft

Packetcraft delivers “baseband to application” embedded software, including full source code, to meet the constant evolution of short-range wireless technologies including Bluetooth LE and UWB.

PX5

The PX5 RTOS features a native implementation of the industry standard POSIX pthreads API. Developers can leverage the technology PX5 RTOS provides to verify function return addresses, function pointers, system objects, global data, and memory pools. 

Quintessence Labs

Australian-based world-leading quantum cybersecurity company, recognized for quantum-safe data protection including quantum-enabled key generation and ultra-secure key management,. They empower enterprises and governments across the globe.

QuSide

Quside develops quantum technologies for secure connectivity and efficient computation. They pioneer in producing high quality QRNG’s with the ability to accurately measure and monitor the entropy output to enhance customer’s cybersecurity postures. 

Channel Partners

AIE IO

AIE IO is a provider of Open-Source intelligence solutions delivering targeted collections, AI-enabled Risk Analytics and PQC solutions. 

Advanced Chippewa Technologies Inc.

Advanced Chippewa Technologies Inc is a trusted provider of critical infrastructure and technology solutions, ensuring the secure and efficient operation of vital systems.

Blackhills Quantum

Blackhills Quantum is a pioneering quantum tech company focused on advancing secure communication and quantum computing technologies.

Calian

Calian is a Canada-based company having expertise in delivering innovative solutions in healthcare, IT, training, and engineering services. They serve clients across various domains providing essential support & advanced technological solutions.

Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright is a global leader in engineering and technology solutions, delivering innovative products across diverse industries worldwide.

Evergreen Solutions

Evergreen Solutions is a premier consultancy, specializing in sustainable services that drive operational excellence and long-term success.

Jera Group

Jera Group specializes in transformative technology and business solutions, fostering growth and efficiency through strategic innovation.

World Wide Technology

World Wide Technology, a global tech solutions provider, offers cutting-edge IT solutions and services to drive business success

Academic Partners

The National Research Council of Canada

The National Research Council of Canada is a premier research organization advancing science and technology for the nation’s benefit. They partner with Canadian industry to take research impacts from the lab to the marketplace.

Quantum Industry Canada

Quantum Industry Canada (QIC) is a consortium of Canadian quantum technologies companies that includes developers of technologies for quantum computing, quantum communications and cryptography, quantum sensing and quantum-safe cryptography as well as companies using and developing applications of these technologies.

Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada plays a pivotal role in shaping Canada’s international relations, promoting diplomacy, trade, and global cooperation. They also lead international development, humanitarian, and peace and security assistance efforts.

Quantropi is proud to be part of the Creative Destruction Labs 2020 Quantum Stream Cohort. In addition, we are partnering with third parties within two streams – academic and industry – to review and validate our technology, and stand up Proofs Of Concept (POCs) in real-life environments.

Brian LaMacchia

Brian LaMacchia recently retired from Microsoft Corporation where he was a Distinguished Engineer and head of the Security and Cryptography team within Microsoft Research. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington, an Affiliate Faculty member of the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. Brian also currently serves as Treasurer of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) and as a Vice President of the Board of Directors of Seattle Opera. Brian received S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 1990, 1991, and 1996, respectively.

Dafu Lou

Dafu is Quantropi’s Director of engineering. Prior to Quantropi, he served as a technical leader at Irdeto, a world-leading provider of digital platform security software, where he was responsible for white-box cryptography, cloaked CA secure core, and iOS/android application protection services, among others. Prior to Irdeto, Dafu served as a senior software engineer at SecureNex Systems, where he led the implementation of an SSL-VPN solution and ECC-based secure data storage & PKI. He earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa in 2009. Dafu is also a part-time professor, teaching VLSI, Cryptography and other subjects at uOttawa.

Dr. Randy Kuang

Randy holds a doctorate in quantum physics. His research findings have been published in top international journals and named “Kuang’s semi-classical formalism” by NASA in 2012. With a career spanning IT, including with Nortel as senior network researcher & developer, he co-founded inBay Technologies in 2009, serving as CTO of the cybersecurity platform. As the first recipient of a patent for two-level authentication (2011), Randy is a prolific inventor, with 30+ U.S. patents in broad technology fields, such as WiMAX, optical networks, multi-factor identity authentication, transaction authorization, as well as concepts, technologies and industrial applications for quantum key distribution.

Cory Michalyshyn

Cory brings a breadth of experience to the Quantropi team, working fractionally with multiple SaaS technology companies as CFO, and as the CFO with Celtic House Venture Partners. Prior to these roles, Cory was CFO and COO at Solink, and played a lead role in the metrics-led pivot to a direct-sales SaaS model, followed by multiple VC-backed funding rounds and their recognition as one of the fastest growing start-ups in Canada. He qualified as a CPA while serving technology, VC & PE-fund clients at Deloitte, and earned his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen’s University.

Ken Dobell

Ken leads marketing strategy at Quantropi. In high demand as a consultant with 25 years’ experience in performance media and an award- winning creative background, he has completed successful transformations, (re)branding and product development mandates with KPMG, Keurig DrPepper, Fidelity,the Previan Group of companies, Coveo, and numerous others. Previously, Ken pivoted an offline advertising brokerage to a leading-edge, data-driven performance agency as President of DAC Digital, held a progression of international leadership roles with Monster.com in North America and Europe, pioneered a range of multi-channel initiatives as VP Marketing with a global franchisor, and introduced a mobile-first programmatic media offering to Canada within WPP.

Raj Narula, P.Eng.

A seasoned technology executive, business builder and angel investor, Raj has held operational and advisory roles in Recognia (Trading Central), Belair Networks (Ericsson), March Networks (Infinova), Sandvine (Procera), Neurolanguage (ADEC), Bridgewater Systems (Amdocs), Vayyoo (Cafex), TenXc (CCI), 1Mobility (Qualys) and others. Having divided his time among North America, EMEA and Asia-Pac for over 20 years, Raj speaks several languages. He grew up in Asia, Europe, South America and Canada, and holds a B.Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ottawa. He is also a co-founder and Charter Member of the Ottawa chapter of TiE (the Indus Entrepreneur).

Michael Redding

Before joining Quantropi, Mike was Managing Director and co-founder of Accenture Ventures, where he grew a global portfolio of strategic partnerships and 38 equity investments in emerging technology startups.

During his nearly 30 years with Accenture, he incubated and launched technology innovations for enterprises across multiple geographies and industries. Ever-passionate about bold ideas with game-changing results, he speaks frequently on the impact of emerging technology on large organizations.

With a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton, and a Master’s in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern, Mike is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Accenture Foundation and Board Observer for startups Maana and Splice Machine.

Alex He

Alex is a product-oriented project manager who bridges the gaps between the company’s engineering and commercial teams. He has over ten years of experience in the analysis, design and development of enterprise-class applications, with a particular focus on creating optimal user experiences (UX). Ever passionate about cybersecurity solutions that can deliver solid security without unreasonably sacrificing customer convenience, Alex is the lead inventor of a registered patent on user interface security. He is committed to helping ensure that the Agile software engineering team at Quantropi delivers consistently high-quality, high crypto-agility cybersecurity solutions for next-generation communications.

Nick Kuang

As VP Corporate Services, Nick plans, directs and coordinates a wide range of activities aimed at achieving Quantropi’s vision of the Quantum Internet. He has a keen interest in transformative technologies and the possibilities they offer for bettering our everyday lives. A pharmacist by training, Nick nurtures teams with a focus on integrity and collaborative effort, coupled with strong attention to detail. With prior experience in a successful biotech start-up developing point-of-care test kits, he enjoys the fast pace and challenge of the start-up environment.

Tina Wang

Tina develops websites and participates in a range of different projects, using new frameworks for front-end UI, along with Vuejs, Angula, Beego, Ruby on Rails, and Electron. She developed Quantropi’s desktop CipherSpace application by integrating Electron, Webassembly and Go, to ensure a good user experience, as well as perfect operating system compatibility. She is also part of the dynamic and efficient QKD-NODE project team. Tina is always looking for new ways to increase her knowledge, improve her technological proficiency and enhance her strong execution and implementation skills. Prior to Quantropi, Tina served as a full-stack web developer at Sunny Future, where she maintained a WordPress home site and managed the release of new content for the company.

Bond Vo

Bond Vo is the Business Analyst of Quantropi. Along with Quantropi, Bond has been dynamic in accordance with a fast and evolving startup environment and is responsible in a wide range of areas including market research, funding, and more involved in the controller roles to oversee day to day accounting operation as well as build financing models and budget to achieve company’s ultimate goals/objectives. Bond has applied best practices consistently and successfully supports equity, debt, and non-dilutive funding for Quantropi since joint the team. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce concentrated in Finance from Carleton University. Outside of his professional career, Bond also participated in volunteer for the Vietnamese Immigration Student Association (VISA) to help and support students as well as newcomers in Canada.

Pauline Arnold

As James Nguyen’s EA, Pauline Arnold brings more than 40 years of experience in complementary customer service and administrative roles. Prior to Quantropi, she served 20 years as Branch Manager and an assistant in investments, and over 20 years at Metropolitan Life Canada in various aspects of the insurance sector – assisting clients, management and colleagues to complete tasks, solve problems, address questions and achieve goals. She also worked part-time for Royal Lepage Performance for 5+ years as a receptionist & admin, and for 5 years was chair of the TKFG’s charity golf tournament.

Christopher McKenzie

With his extensive experience in software development and strong analytical skills, Chris can handle the entire end-to-end software development life cycle. Prior to Quantropi, he served as Director of Product Development at Sphyrna Security, Inc., where he managed the delivery of security compliance automation and data diode appliance products, and as Commercial Software Development Manager at Cord3, Inc., where he managed the development of an advanced data access policy management product. Chris graduated from Computer Science at Algonquin College and the Ottawa School of Arts in 1998. Read less

Nik Mahidhara

Prior to joining Quantropi, Nik most recently provided strategic and tactical leadership as Director of Finance overseeing a large corporate treasury department. Here, he managed over $2B in operating funds and $1B in financing. Other responsibilities included cash management and forecasting, liquidity and investments, corporate financing, financial risk management as well as accounting and internal control management. Preceding that, Nik provided assurance, accounting and advisory services focused on high tech clients with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Canada. Nik has held progressive finance roles in various different environments and holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.

Eric Chan

Eric Chan a.k.a. EEPMON is a Crypto / Digital Artist with 15 years in the industry – and Quantropi’s Creative Emissary. His hybrid fractal/digital creations have been seen in fashion, comics to museums and has exhibited worldwide. EEPMON’s collaborations include Canada Goose, MARVEL, Snoopy, Microsoft Xbox, Canada Science & Technology Museum and was a TEDx performing artist. In 2018 he represented Canada on its first Creative Industries Trade Mission led by Canada’s Minister of Heritage and serves on the Canadian Museums Association‘s Board of Directors. At the same time, he is currently completing his Master of Information Technology – Digital Media at Carleton University. 

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Marco Pagani

Marco Pagani began his long and successful career as a senior executive in Ottawa’s high-tech sector in 1985, with Nortel Networks (then Bell-Northern Research). He rose across two decades to become president of several Nortel Business Units, managing more than 2,000 employees and over $1 billion in revenue. Having gone on to advise numerous organizations, as well as guide a range of companies through complex, critically necessary turnarounds, he is particularly respected for placing a strong emphasis on ethics and corporate governance in building the culture of the corporate and not-for-profit organizations he leads and supports.

Lawrence O’Brien

Lawrence O’Brien is a founder of Calian Group and former Mayor of Ottawa. Larry founded Calian Technology Ltd. in 1982 with a $35 investment and built it into a $200M/ year profitable, dividend-paying public company by 2006. As the CEO of Calian, Larry executed an IPO in 1993, completed five significant acquisitions, and managed the overall strategic growth of Calian from 1982 until 2006. After retirement from Calian in 2006, Larry served as the 58th mayor of Ottawa and proceeded to push forward four major economic development projects, including a Light Rail Transit tunnel in the core of the city, a new Convention Centre, now known as the Shaw Centre and a new trade show facility and a major urban renewal project that rebuilt 40 acres of dilapidated downtown Ottawa called Lansdowne Park into a vibrant, destination for citizens and tourist.

Dat Nguyen

Dat Nguyen has executive experience with top global consultancies such as IBM, Accenture, Ernst & Young (EY), and decacorn start-up Grab at C-Level roles.

During 20 years of consulting, Dat has worked with multiple companies across Canada, the USA, the Caribbean, and the Asia Pacific with CEO roles and leadership such as CEO for Accenture Vietnam, CEO of Grab Vietnam, and Partner of EY Consulting leading the technology practice (including Cybersecurity) in Indochina (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia).

Dat is a tech entrepreneur, a co-founder, and a digital ecosystem builder. He is passionate about new and innovative technologies and is involved in multiple companies across verticals such as AI, Blockchain, Web3, Cybersecurity, InsurTech, and FinTech. Dat is currently a member of the ASIA CEO Club.

Dat earned the Executive Education at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School, and received the Executive Certificate in Public Leadership in 2018.

Tanya Woods

Tanya Woods brings more than a decade of successful strategic advocacy experience to her role at the Chamber of Digital Commerce Canada. Tanya most recently served as the Interim Executive Director for the Blockchain Association of Canada and is a champion for Canada’s digital innovation ecosystem, domestically and globally. Tanya has held senior-level positions in the industry, representing national and multinational organizations in the telecommunications, technology, and entertainment sectors, including BCE Inc., Microsoft, Hut 8 Mining, and Nintendo. She has also advised and represented the Government of Canada in global trade negotiations and on the growth of the country’s blockchain ecosystem. Tanya is a global public speaker and published author with degrees from the London School of Economics, Ottawa University, and American University Washington College of Law. She was named among the top 10 “Leading TechWomen in Canada” by the Government of Canada, a “Trailblazer” by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and a “Top 40 under 40” in Canada’s Capital by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ottawa Business Journal.

Renato Pontello

Renato has 30 + years of experience as a trusted legal advisor and strategist. As an executive he has assisted numerous companies and their Boards of Directors to plot out and implement significant growth, diversification and reorganization plans in challenging circumstances. He was lead counsel on the sale of Zarlink Semiconductor’s $680 million dollar business as part of a takeover bid. At Zarlink he negotiated significant development, manufacturing, supply, distribution and IP licensing agreements with leading suppliers (eg Cisco, Nokia, Ericsson, Medtronic, Starkey, TSMC, Global Foundries, etc.). Renato has been involved in M&A, restructuring, financings and commercial contracts for dozens of companies. He also provides legal support in regards to intellectual property, securities, real estate leasing and employment law. He represents clients mostly in the SaaS, wireless, proptech, quantum, renewables, e-commerce, engineering and real estate conversion space.

Timothy Stapko

Timothy Stapko is a senior software engineer at Microsoft with 20+ years of experience in the information technology industry specializing in embedded systems, IoT security, security (SSL/TLS), and 9+ years of experience leading projects and a team of engineers on two commercially successful implementations of TLS for resource-constrained embedded systems (including cryptography, X.509, DTLS, HTTPS, etc.). Tim also has experience with US federal information standards (e.g., FIPS) and other standards and certifications (e.g., Common Criteria/EAL) and specializes in C, C++, FIPS 140-2, Linux, SSL, TLS, TCP/IP

Jay Toth

Prior to joining Quantropi, Jay was Chief Growth Officer of Kepro, responsible for the organization’s overall growth strategy in government markets. Before that, Jay held a progression of sales leadership and general management roles during his nearly 17 years at Microsoft, including GM, Enterprise Services, State and Local Government & Education, during which period he was responsible for the most complex business in the U.S. subsidiary (with 2,000 customers across the country), nearly doubling revenue from $160M to over $300M. Prior to his career at Microsoft, Jay was VP at Risetime, where he launched and ran a Financial Services practice area; a Principal at Lakefront, where he was responsible for business development and strategic partnerships; and a Manager at Accenture in the Emerging Technology Solutions group. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia.

James Nguyen

James Nguyen is a Co-Founder and the CEO of Quantropi, a quantum-secure communications company established in 2018. Alongside Dr. Randy Kuang, he aims to uphold truth and trust in the digital economy on a global scale. In 2021, James was officially recognized as a recipient of Ottawa’s Top Forty Under 40 Award, and he holds a degree in Economics from Carleton University.

With a profound understanding of banking and global finance, James actively invests in and advises early-stage companies in the fields of Fintech, Graphene, and Quantum Technologies, particularly in emerging markets. Prior to his role at Quantropi, he served as the Chief Investment Officer and VP of Asia Operations for a diverse group of private and public interests involved in real estate, mining, energy storage, and manufacturing. In this capacity, he was responsible for strategy, banking, and global expansions, successfully securing substantial investments and partnerships to commercialize graphene applications across various industries.

James participates as a speaker and panelist at international conferences focused on quantum technology, cybersecurity, and investment. He also contributes to the community as a volunteer and mentor, leveraging his expertise and experiences to benefit others.