Arjomandi was selected from among 10 finalists for her long-standing commitment to the edge industry and technology. Since starting mimik Technology Inc. in 2009, she has led the charge in delivering the cloud to the edge with the company’s Hybrid Edge Cloud platform, a platform for developers and enterprises seeking seamless usage of cloud infrastructure with edge devices. The organizers presented her with the award in a ceremony at Edge Computing World.
A dynamic tech veteran, Arjomandi’s achievements are motivated by her passion to use technology to better people’s lives. She held various senior executive positions, including the CEO at NantMobile where she led the development of a mobile application that empowered cancer patients with education, research, and the ability to connect with other patients as they navigated the challenges of treatment, the CEO of Vodafone xone and the President of Vodafone Americas Foundation where she helped communities leverage mobile technology and advance social change and leading the Vodafone Corporate Venture, incubation and the Beta brand. Arjomandi has authored many patents, serves as a board member and advisor at several tech companies, and is a sought-after global speaker known for her expertise in digital communications, software applications, and protocol development.
“I want to thank my peers and colleagues for honoring my hard work and innovation in edge computing, but also that of my team’s,” says Fay Arjomandi, Founder and CEO, mimik Technology Inc. “We’ve known for a long time that edge cloud is indispensable to ensure a technologically, socially, and economically sustainable hyperconnected world. I’m glad to be part of a great burgeoning ecosystem to help make it happen. The other finalists inspire me in my continued work in this area, and I look forward to fulfilling our collective mission to make edge cloud computing more widespread.”
The Edge Woman of the Year Award, now in its second year, was created to recognize female and non-binary professionals who demonstrate a long-term industry commitment to the growing edge industry. Honoree selections are made by Edgecon organizers and a panel of industry judges. Organizers of the virtual event are pleased to welcome end-users, developers, and edge leaders of the edge computing ecosystem to discuss the latest information in edge and best practices.