Mark Carney and Victoria Kumaran are the founders/ organizers of the up and coming Quantum Village that will debut at DEFCON 30, August 2022.
Mark, aka @LargeCardinal is a researcher and Technical Specialist in Quantum Cybersecurity and ML at a bank. He has specialist knowledge in many areas, including cryptography, embedded systems, quantum information and maths. He has contributed a chapter to various papers and a book, and consults to numerous companies and research groups, including academic and commercial.
Victoria, @V__Wave has worked with several startups in wide ranging areas, from deep tech for cybersecurity to consumer lifestyle brands. She studied art and design at Central St. Martins before working in finance as an equity market strategist. Her focus areas include cybersecurity and technology in society, leading her to question and explore the effects that new and emerging tech will have in our lives.
We catch up at the bar to discuss their entry into quantum computing, explaining quantum, challenges involved, the impact to cybersecurity, educational resources, “Prime Time” acceptance, the debut of Quantum Village and what attendees can expect.
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