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Steering Committee

The Potomac Quantum Innovation Center's Steering Committee represents regional leadership from the public sector, network organizations, academia, and industry, all working together to make Greater Washington a quantum-ready region.

PUBLIC SECTOR

La Vida Cooper

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - Goddard Space Flight Center

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PUBLIC SECTOR

The Honorable Marc Elrich

Montgomery County

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PUBLIC SECTOR

Heather Gramm

Maryland Department of Commerce

PUBLIC SECTOR

David Iannucci

Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation

PUBLIC SECTOR

Stephanie Landrum

Alexandria Economic Development Partnership

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PUBLIC SECTOR

Paula Sorrell

Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation

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PUBLIC SECTOR

Ex-Officio Member

Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS CISA)

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NETWORK ORGANIZATIONS

Dr. Celia Merzbacher

Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C)

NETWORK ORGANIZATIONS

Kelly Schulz

Maryland Tech Council

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NETWORK ORGANIZATIONS

Ben Soloman

FedTech

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NETWORK ORGANIZATIONS

Stu Solomon

Connected DMV

NETWORK ORGANIZATIONS

Paul Stimers

Quantum Industry Coalition (QIC)

ACADEMIA

Dr. Wayne Frederick

Howard University

ACADEMIA

Dr. Darryll Pines

University of Maryland, College Park

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ACADEMIA

Dr. Gregory Washington

George Mason University

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INDUSTRY

Chris Fall

The MITRE Corporation

INDUSTRY

Dr. Lara Jehi

Cleveland Clinic

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INDUSTRY

Dr. Sanjay Phogat

GSK

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INDUSTRY

Manny Rouvelas

K&L Gates

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INDUSTRY

Brig. Gen. Richard "Scott" Stapp

Northrop Grumman
(USAF Ret.)

INDUSTRY

John "Jay" Lowell

Boeing

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PQIC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

George Thomas

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