Davidson Launches QuantumAI
Updated: Oct 22
Huntsville, AL – Team Davidson is pleased to announce the launch of a new, independent entity and tech startup, QuantumAI. Davidson will host a ribbon cutting event at their Huntsville Corporate Headquarters located at 530 Discovery Drive in conjunction with the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Thursday October 21 at 1 p.m.
QuantumAI is a defense industry spin-off building a new class of network to address high-stakes artificial intelligence domains across commercial and federal markets. Compared with cloud-based systems, the network uses patent-pending quantum computing techniques to provide breakthrough advantages in data security and AI.
QuantumAI’s CEO is Lisa Hammitt, a technology veteran with more than 35 years of industry experience, most recently as head of AI for VISA.
“Traditional, cloud-based cybersecurity along with AI-enabled digital intermediaries have squandered the trust that both consumers and businesses have placed in them,” Hammitt says.
“As trust becomes the chief currency of the new economy, we all need to demand resiliency, security and privacy in the technology we use so it is built for the rest of us. QuantumAI is just that – a response to an audible battle cry – where Davidson and top-tier Silicon Valley investors teamed up to provide a new class of Quantum-based AI network born of the consumer and for the consumer.”
The company is chaired by Maj. Gen. John W. Holly (USA, Ret.), who brings decades of experience in military and commercial defense-related systems. “The establishment of QuantumAI is a dramatic and impactful step forward for our country,” Holly adds.
“Leveraging both Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence in support of our Nation’s security will yield an unequaled planning and optimization capability directly benefiting the United States, and Davidson is very proud to be part of this initiative.”
QuantumAI is building data centers in Huntsville, Colorado Springs and the UK – geographically dispersed to deliver AI-as-a-service (AIaaS) for Fortune 50 companies and federal partners. QuantumAI has secured the support of tier-1 Silicon Valley investors to accelerate the data centers and to build out its team. The company already has one secure facility, applied for six patents, secured a large contract from a major defense contractor, received a Letter of Intent from a cybersecurity leader across gaming, banking and critical infrastructure, and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a British company. Learn more at quantumai.net