Amazon Web services
Sr. Product Manager, Quantum Computing
Dr. Nadia Carlsten is a Senior Technical Product Manager at Amazon Web Services, where she leads the development of Amazon Braket, a fully managed quantum computing service. Her work makes it possible for researchers and developers to access quantum hardware from multiple providers from a single interface that is fully integrated with AWS cloud tools. Nadia has extensive experience developing and accelerating adoption of next generation technologies and has worked with multiple tech companies and R&D organizations to develop intellectual property and investment strategies. Prior to Amazon, she was Director of Commercialization at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security where she led innovation initiatives and managed a technology accelerator program that successfully launched several startups and brought new cybersecurity technologies to market. She holds a Ph.D in engineering from UC Berkeley and degrees in Chemistry and Physics from the University of Virginia.