Today’s interview is with Kaniz Mahdi. Kaniz is the Group Chief Architect and SVP of Technology Architecture and Innovation at Deutsche Telekom. Kaniz is DT’s representative at the Technological Advisory Council of the FCC and various multinational industry boards.
She previously served as VP Distributed Edge, a new technology focus area she helped establish in the VMware Office of the CTO. Prior to VMware, Kaniz held various technology leadership positions at Ericsson, Huawei, Ciena and Nortel.
Kaniz is a co-founder of the Open Grid Alliance. She also has over 45 patent grants for technologies such as Voice over LTE, and various SDN, NFV and O-RAN technologies.
The Edge Woman of the Year award recognizes excellence in leadership and innovation in edge computing. The award is sponsored by State of the Edge, a free edge computing research open source project, and Edge Computing World, an edge ecosystem event.
The nominees are all women who have significantly contributed to advancing this cutting-edge technology. The Edge Woman of the Year will be announced at the Edge Computing World Awards Evening on October 10th, held in person at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley.
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