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Carmen Palacios Berraquero

Carmen Palacios Berraquero

Cofounder and CEO, Nu Quantum

Carmen is the founder and Chief Executive of Nu Quantum, a leading Quantum Computer Networking company based in Cambridge, UK. She is an award-winning quantum physicist and inventor, author of several high-impact research papers and a book based on her doctoral research.  Prior to founding Nu Quantum, Carmen carried out her physics education and research at the University of Cambridge and Imperial College London. She has been the leader of several pro-equality and LGBTQIA+ visibility groups, initiatives and direct action in STEM and beyond and has Featured in Wired, Forbes, BBC, and Sifted. She serves on the Technical Advisory Board of the UK’s National Quantum Computing Centre and is co-founder and director of UKQuantum, the UK’s quantum industry group.