In 2012, Maryam Sadeghi co-founded MetaOptima Technology Inc., where MoleScope and DermEngine were developed for intelligent skin analytics, imaging and management. The company was one of 10 shortlisted for the 2013 BCIC New Ventures Competition, and won a $40,000 prize package. In 2014, Sadeghi won the Venture Prize from Coast Capital Savings.
HOMETOWN: Mianeh, East Azerbaijan, Iran.
FUN FACT: I’m a Level 1 Canadian ski instructor.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Majid, my husband, co-founder and CTO for being a strong leader by example. My best friend. The best CTO I could ask for.
FAVOURITE BOOK: Thrive by Arianna Huffington.