Kaniah Konkoly-Thege currently serves as Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, and Senior Vice President of Government Relations for Quantinuum. In this role, Kaniah oversees the global legal and government affairs for Quantinuum, including litigation, labor and employment, intellectual property strategy, contracts, export control, data privacy/security, and compliance. Additionally, she monitors legal, legislative, and regulatory trends applicable to emerging technologies. Prior to that role, Kaniah served as General Counsel for Honeywell Quantum Solutions and Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies, LLC. Before Honeywell, Kaniah was a senior attorney for 12 years at Department of Energy and Department of the Interior. More recently, Kaniah has served as Chair of the QED-C Law TAC, Vice-Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee and Vice-Chairman of the Open-Source Software Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Science and Technology Committee. She recently co-authored “The Legal Implications of Quantum Computing,” and has lectured and taught several CLE courses on quantum computing and the law.