QuintessenceLabs, the leader in quantum security technology, honored by the Australian
Information Industry Association as Australia’s most innovative small company.
March 4, 2014
Sydney, Australia – QuintessenceLabs, the leader in quantum security technology, was named by the
Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) as Australia’s most innovative small company at an
event held February 28 in Sydney. The prestigious recognition resulted from a comprehensive
national study of the innovation culture of organizations conducted for the AIIA by the University of
Technology, Sydney (UTS). The study, led by Professor Steve Burdon from the UTS, examined ten
requirements for a superior culture of innovation, including vision, integration of innovation,
adaptability to change, inclusive culture and action orientation.
“We are honored to have received this recognition and are deeply grateful to the AIIA and UTS”, said
QuintessenceLabs Founder and CEO, Dr Vikram Sharma. “As Professor Burdon noted, the research
recognized organizations for their development of a culture supportive of the development and
execution of good ideas, taking measured risks and focused on growth. I am privileged to work with a
team that embraces these traits.”
QuintessenceLabs is a Quantum Cyber Security company and the world’s first to harness the quantum
properties of lasers to deliver a new generation of cryptographic protection for data.
QuintessenceLabs’ Quantum Cyber Security solutions centralize data security policy management for
the enterprise while simplifying the enablement of data encryption initiatives so as to
comprehensively secure data – no matter where it resides or who has possession of it.
“We are delighted to announce QuintessenceLabs as Australia’s most innovative small company
according to recently released research. QuintessenceLabs demonstrated a culture of innovation, the
application of deep science and a drive to succeed that saw them standing out from the pack” said
Suzanne Campbell, AIIA CEO.
About Australian Information Industry Association
AIIA is Australia’s peak ICT industry body and advocacy group, providing representation, networking,
brand awareness and thought leadership. Established for 35 years, AIIA is Not-for-Profit and open to
all organizations involved with the ICT industry in Australia. Today AIIA represents over 400 member
organizations including SMEs, listed Australian organizations, and global corporations. For information
QuintessenceLabs is a global leader in quantum security with offices located in Australia and the
United States. At the forefront of the commercial development of quantum technologies, we deliver
unique high-value cybersecurity and information assurance capabilities. QuintessenceLabs develops
advanced enterprise security products that fortify the protection of sensitive data – keeping it secure
in spite of network attack and security breaches.