The MobiledgeX leadership team has unparalleled experience in business, science and technology.
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 of 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.
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.
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.
Ulf has spent his entire 25+ year career working in the telecom industry in various leadership roles ranging from R&D, Product Line management, Partnering and Alliances to Business Development and Sales.
Before joining MobiledgeX, Ulf worked at Ericsson heading up sales teams for various Operators in North America, the latest being AT&T.
Ulf has Bachelors degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Helsinki Technical Institute, and an MBA from University of Dallas.