Rima Oueid Speaker at Renewable Energy Revenues Summit USA

Rima Oueid

Senior Commercialization Executive U.S. Department of Energy

Rima Kasia Oueid is a Senior Commercialization Executive at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions, where she leads market development activities and commercialization of emerging DOE technologies with a focus on quantum information science, transportation, grid modernization, and space-based applications. She builds public private partnerships, identifies use cases, and develops innovative business models to accelerate market adoption and bankability of quantum computing, quantum communications/security, quantum sensing, artificial intelligence, microgrids, and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technologies. Rima is the architect and lead of the DOE V2X Partnership with major OEMs, utilities, and bidirectional charging companies. She is also a DOE representative on the board of the Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QEDC), serves as the chair of QEDCs Use Case Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on Quantum Sensing, and a member of the Quantum Computing and Quantum Networking/Communications TACs.

Rima previously served in the Office of Policy and the Hurricane Sandy Task Force where she helped facilitate $15 billion in resilient energy infrastructure deployment initiatives. While with the EERE, Rima led a new $600 million energy finance portfolio for states and assisted DOD on a 3GW power purchase agreement initiative.

Rima began her career at Accenture helping Fortune 500 companies redesign their business models to leverage cutting edge technologies. Subsequent to Accenture, Rima spent six years in real estate, venture capital, and private equity investing and evaluating investments in residential and commercial real estate, solar, biofuels, solid state light manufacturing, and water purification industries. Rima earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship and selected as a Kauffman Fellow. Rima also holds a Bachelors of Science from the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana.

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