Exploring the Trend Toward the Edge

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The meetup will be held on Google Hangouts/YouTube Live and you will be able to watch the live stream directly on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMzB55yb6qU

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This is a virtual Meetup occurring at 8 AM Pacific Time (11 AM Eastern, 5 PM Central European Time). For help with your timezone calculation, refer to this (https://time.is/compare/0800_19_Sep_2018_in_PT).

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Description:

Edge computing is rapidly on the rise. In this Meetup, we will explore the business drivers, technological changes, and global trends that are making edge computing the next must-have infrastructure. We will discuss the challenges that make edge computing unique in relation to cloud and data center. We will finish our exploration with real-world use cases from a variety of industries, showing how edge computing results in immediate business opportunities that you can leverage.

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Speaker: Farah Papaioannou

Farah Papaioannou is the president and co-founder of Edgeworx, a startup that enables people to run and develop applications at the edge (which she founded and got funded while pregnant with her first child in 2018). She has more than 15 years of experience in the enterprise software market, both as an investor and an operator. Before Edgeworx, Farah has been focused on early-stage investing in the big data, AI/deep learning, cloud and IoT markets. She has more than a decade of investing experience and stints at Sinewave, Data Collective VC, Amplify Partners, and Valhalla Partners. She also held roles at multinational companies such as Jabil, where she was responsible for global strategy and M&A for the enterprise infrastructure group; HP, where she also drove strategy, acquisitions, and integration into the core business, such as the $2-billion acquisition of 3Par; and Hitachi Data Systems, where she held a variety of product marketing roles.

Connect with Farah:
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/farahgiga/
Twitter handle: https://twitter.com/fgigabyte (Edgeworx: https://twitter.com/edgeworxio)