Edge Woman of the Year Award

 The Fifth Annual Edge Woman of the Year Award will be presented at
Edge Computing World 2024 Awards Evening


Edge Computing Industry Recognizes Women Shaping the Future of Edge with Fifth Annual Awards Program

The award recognizes those in a role impacting the direction of their organization’s strategy, technology, or communications around edge computing, edge software, edge infrastructure, or edge systems.
The organizers encourage industry participants to nominate their colleagues, and also encourage qualified women to nominate themselves.

The “Top Ten Women in Edge” finalists will be chosen by the organizers and the winner will be selected by a panel of industry judges.

The Award Winner will be Announced at Edge Computing World Edge Awards Evening on April 2nd, 2024

Nominees are evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Career contributions and involvements (ex. industry associations, open-source contributions etc.)
  • Overall involvement in greater technology industry and demonstration of leadership qualities
  • Specific contributions to edge computing (team projects and collaborations admissible)
  • Contributions and involvement need not be technical; award may be given to those in functions that include senior leadership, sales, marketing, etc.

2024 Entry Form

Edge Woman of the Year WINNER 2022

Edge Computing Industry Recognizes woman leader and four innovative companies in Edge with the Fourth Annual Awards Program.
Edge Computing World, an event that brings together the entire edge ecosystem, and Topio Network, a next-generation business information provider and accelerator of high-tech markets, announced the winners of  the Fourth Annual Edge Award 2022. The awards recognize excellence in edge computing hardware, software, platform and applications, and individual excellence and contributions to the edge ecosystems.





Kaniz is SVP Technology Architecture & Innovation at Deutsche Telekom.

She is recognized for leadership in, and outstanding contribution to, the field of Edge Computing.

Edge Woman of the Year 2022 Finalists

2024 Entry Form

Edge Computing Industry Recognizes Women Shaping the Future of Edge with Fourth Annual Awards Program.  State of the Edge and Edge Computing World are proud sponsors of the Edge Woman of the Year Award, presented to outstanding female and/or non-binary professionals in edge computing for exceptional performance in their roles elevating edge. For full press release see here

The 2022 Edge Women of the Year Award finalists include:

Amanda Marrs, Senior Director of Product at AMP Robotics

Azita Martin, VP & GM Artificial Intelligence for Retail and CPG at NVIDIA

Elaine Liew, Head of Hybrid and Edge Computing at Amazon Web Services

Giulia Merlo, Edge Computing Senior Portfolio Manager at Vodafone

Inna Ushakova, CEO and President at AI EdgeLabs

Kaniz Mahdi, SVP Technology Architecture & Innovation at Deutsche Telekom

Kuan Collins, Director of Innovation Factory Hub Huntsville. SAIC

Meryem Simsek, Chief Scientist, Advanced Technologies at VMware

Nitu Kaushal, Managing Director, Intelligent Edge, Europe Region at Accenture

Tilly Gilbert, Principal Consultant and Edge Practice Lead at STL Partners

Judging panel for the 2022 Award

  • Nadine Alameh, CEO, Open Geospatial Consortium
  • Michelle Davis, Manager, DoD/IC Specialist SA Team, Red Hat
  • Candice Rodriguez, Co-Founder, Edge Industry Review
  • Maemalynn Meanor, Senior Public Relations Manager –  The Linux Foundation
  • Fay Arjomandi, Founder, President & CEO –  mimik technology  inc. (& Edge Woman of the Year 2020)
  • Nancy Shemwell, COO –  Rural Cloud Initiative (& Edge Woman of the Year 2021)