Maryam Sadeghi (PhD, '12), CEO and co-founder of MetaOptima Technology, is a winner of Business in Vancouver's Forty Under 40 awards, 2016.

Computing science alumna named Forty Under 40 award recipient

January 25, 2017

SFU alumna Maryam Sadeghi, creator of handheld skin-screening device Molescope, has been named one of Business in Vancouver’s 2016 Forty Under 40 award recipients.  

Every year, Business in Vancouver recognizes the accomplishments of 40 of B.C.’s best and brightest business talent, singling out the achievements of young entrepreneurs, executives and professionals. 

Recipients were honoured at an awards ceremony at the Vancouver Convention Centre on January 25, 2017.  

Sadeghi, who graduated from SFU with a PhD in computing science in 2012, was among those celebrated for their “demonstrated excellence in business, judgement, leadership and community contribution,” says Business in Vancouver.

Iran-born entrepreneur and computer scientist Sadeghi, 36, co-founded the medical technology company MetaOptima Technology in 2012 with her husband, fellow SFU alumnus Majid Razmara.

In June 2015, the team launched Molescope, a smartphone attachment that makes it easier for people to identify signs of skin cancer. 

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