Edge Woman of the Year Award


The State of the Edge and Edge Computing World are honored to sponsor the first annual Edge Woman of the Year Award, presented to outstanding female and non-binary professionals in edge computing for outstanding performance in their roles elevating Edge.

This program highlights the growing importance of the contributions and accomplishments of women in this innovative industry.


Nominate a colleague – or we encourage women to nominate themselves – if they are in a role that is impacting the direction of their organization’s strategy, technology or communications around edge computing, edge software, edge infrastructure or systems.

All nominees will receive a 25% discount to Edge Computing World.

The “Top Ten Women in Edge” finalists will be announced in November 2019. The award winner will be announced and presented with a trophy at Edge Computing World, to be held at the Computer History Museum, Silicon Valley from December 9-12, 2019.

The event gathers the whole edge computing ecosystem, from network to cloud and from application to infrastructure, and from end-users to developers, while also sharing edge best practices.


    • Be part of a process that is recognizing the achievement of female and non-binary professional in the Edge Computing industry.
    • Achieve Recognition for your achievements in the edge computing market.
    • The 10 Edge Woman of the Year Finalists will receive significant press and public recognition.
    • All nominees will receive 25% discount for attendance at Edge Computing World.
    • All members of the Shortlist will receive a complimentary attendance to Edge Computing World.



Nominees will be evaluated on the following criteria:

    • Specific individual contributions to edge computing: contributions and involvement need not be technical; award may be given to those in functions that include senior leadership, sales, marketing, etc
    • Achievement in, or contribution to, a company’s technology, strategy or communications around edge computing, edge software, edge infrastructure or systems.
    • Overall involvement in the wider edge industry with demonstration of leadership qualities and community positions.


    • Nominations are open between October 28th & midnight Pacific on November 20th 2019.
    • Entrants will be assessed by an independent panel of judges, to be announced shortly.
    • Winner will be announced on December 11th during the Keynote Session at Edge Computing World. All Finalists are expected to attend the event – complimentary attendance for the conference will be provided for Finalists.