BOSTON , Sept. 14, 2022 — Quantum networking firm Aliro Quantum at this time introduced the appointment of its first Chief Advertising and marketing Officer (CMO), Michael Wooden.
The corporate stated that over the previous 12 months, it has expanded engagements with methods integrators, telecom suppliers, authorities businesses and tutorial and trade companions to design, architect, simulate, and construct quantum networks. Wooden will lead Aliro’s world advertising and marketing initiatives and might be answerable for messaging, positioning, development advertising and marketing, demand technology, analyst, and media relations. He brings greater than 30 years of expertise in enterprise networking, safety and software program, in addition to a ardour for launching new options, classes and applied sciences. Wooden joins Aliro from Versa Networks the place he constructed and led the advertising and marketing group. He has additionally held senior management positions at VMware, VeloCloud Networks, Akamai and Cisco.
Wooden joins latest appointee, Michael Gaffney, Aliro’s Head of Public Sector, on the corporate’s senior administration workforce. Gaffney lately opened Aliro’s Washington D.C. presence to assist the corporate’s increasing authorities and public sector initiatives following a profession in Military intelligence and years implementing cloud and safety options for the federal government.
“Aliro is on a mission to construct the quantum web, and we have now had outstanding success growing the foundational applied sciences wanted for quantum networks, working with various organizations to simulate and construct their subsequent technology of networks,” stated Jim Ricotta, CEO and Chairman of Aliro Quantum. “Michael Wooden has had repeated success creating and rising new companies and markets, and his experience will assist us proceed to construct momentum.”
“With Michael Wooden and Michael Gaffney aboard, Aliro will proceed its spectacular development,” stated Dr. Prineha Narang, founder and Chief Expertise Officer with Aliro. “The respective expertise and enthusiasm these two leaders carry to the corporate will speed up our mission to construct the primary scalable quantum networks.”
“Identical to the modern-day Web has completed, the impression of quantum networking might be extra transformative and memorable than something we are able to think about at this time,” stated Michael Wooden, Chief Advertising and marketing Officer, Aliro Quantum. “It’s an extremely thrilling time to hitch Aliro Quantum, and I stay up for serving to to construct, market, and model commercially out there quantum networks that set up unhackable connectivity, scale quantum computer systems, and operationalize distributed quantum sensing.”