Kelly Richdale is an independent Board Director & Advisor focussing on innovative technologies (quantum, AI, blockchain) and cybersecurity. She is Senior Advisor for SandboxAQ, Alphabet's spin off combining AI + Quantum tech to solve hard problems impacting society. She is Quantum Fellow at the World Economic Forum, and a board member of Assura, a Swiss health insurance company. Previously she was on the Innovation Council for Innosuisse, the Swiss federal government's agency for technology innovation.
Her extensive track record includes strategic leadership, entrepreneurship and building high growth international businesses. She is passionate about social impact and women in STEM, and holds advisory roles in academia. She holds an MBA from INSEAD and a CISSP in Cybersecurity.