About us

MobiledgeX is a marketplace of edge resources and services that will connect developers with the world's largest mobile networks to power the next generation of applications and devices.

MobiledgeX is an edge computing company founded by Deutsche Telekom and headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

 
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Leadership

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Jason Hoffman

President & Chief executive officer

Jason Hoffman
President and Chief Executive Officer

Jason Hoffman is President and CEO of MobiledgeX, where his decades of experience in telecommunications and cloud infrastructure have driven him to design the future of mobile edge services, applications, and devices.

Jason is considered one the architects of large scale cloud computing, having led the development of container technologies, asynchronous, high concurrency runtimes, and converged server, storage, and networking systems. For over a decade, he was CTO and Founder of pioneering IaaS and software provider Joyent (now owned by Samsung). Here, Jason ran product, engineering, operations, and commercial management for a decade, launching the most popular asynchronous runtime (node.js), most secure KVM-based VMs, as well as the world’s first serverless and first container-as-a-service offering.

Most recently, Jason was CTO for Digital Services at Ericsson, where he led a 30,000 person unit responsible for the company’s multinational cloud and datacenter infrastructure business. While at Ericsson, his group led the market in the modernization of telecom infrastructure and created the world’s first hyper-scale, disaggregated system.

Jason holds a B.S. and M.S. from UCLA, and a Ph.D. from the UCSD School of Medicine. In addition to his work with MobiledgeX, Jason is an angel investor, strategy and execution advisor, and venture and private equity advisor.

 
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Sunay Tripathi

Chief Technology Officer & EVP of Engineering & Product

Sunay Tripathi
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering and Product

Sunay is the Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering and Product at MobiledgeX. He has an extensive 25+ years of software background and products created by him are currently used in mission critical environments like banks, telecom networks and data centers worldwide. He holds over 100+ patents in areas of containers, virtual switching and software defined networking.

Prior to MobiledgeX, Sunay founded Pluribus Networks where as founder/CTO, he built a distributed network operating system, netvisor, to run on switches and bring software defined networking (SDN) to the datacenter world.

His early career was at Sun Microsystem where he was the Chief Architect for Kernel/Network Virtualization and created container networking and virtual switching that became the mainstay of today’s microservices and cloud technologies.

Sunay holds a BS in computer science from National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India and an MS in computer science from Stanford University.

 
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Eric Braun

Chief Commercial Officer

Eric Braun
Chief Commercial Officer

Eric is the Chief Commercial Officer at MobiledgeX and a seasoned business and corporate development, sales, and product go -to-market strategy executive.

His prior experience includes leading a technical sales within an elite team at PayPal, defining and bringing to market Enterprise Payments and closing flagship accounts contributing over $1B in payment volume to the platform. He then successfully executed the same approach as CEO & Co-founder of Inktree, achieving worldwide distribution of numerous product lines into big box retailers. He also led Global Enterprise & Strategic Partnerships at Joyent through an acquisition by Samsung. Eric's most recent experience before joining MobiledgeX was VP of Business Development & Product Strategy at Oracle where he led the developer GTM for Oracle Cloud worldwide.

Eric holds a B.S. in finance from Miami University.

 
 
 
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Leah Maher

General Counsel & Chief Operating Officer

Leah Maher
General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer

Leah Maher is General Counsel and COO of MobiledgeX. Her experience includes 25+ years of providing legal advice and business development initiatives in both public and private companies.

Before joining MobiledgeX, she served as head of operations product area cloud systems at Ericsson AB a mobile network infrastructure and software company.

Prior to Ericsson, she was the general counsel for Joyent, Inc. a public cloud infrastructure and enterprise software company. Her prior experience includes legal and business development roles at Force10 Networks, SpectraLink, American Tower, PictureTel, Parametric Technology and Prime Computer.

Leah holds a B.A. degree in economics and government from Colby College and a J.D. degree from the University of Akron School of Law.

 
 
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Geoff Hollingworth

Chief marketing Officer

Geoff Hollingworth
Chief Marketing Officer

Geoff Hollingworth is the Chief Marketing Officer at MobiledgeX. His experience includes 25+ years in the mobile industry. Geoff helped the industry move from not-needed to must-have and from voice-only to mobile, broadband and cloud combined.

Previously working for Ericsson, Geoff has been embedded with AT&T in Silicon Valley, leading Ericsson’s innovation efforts towards the AT&T Foundry initiative and embedded in the Volvo Ocean Race, leading the next generation multimedia experience. He has also held positions with Ericsson in strategy, brand, consulting, software R&D and mobile network deployment.

Geoff holds a First Class Honors degree in computing science and has won the Computing Science Prize of Excellence from Aston University in Birmingham, United Kingdom.