Azimeh Sefidcon is the Research Director in Cloud Systems and Platforms at Ericsson. She is responsible of an international team of researchers in five countries and sets the research agenda for future vision of Network-Compute-Fabric, technologies for edge cloud, network friendly cloud evolution and future computing platforms. She is keen on finding the relevant use cases, algorithms and software stack for which the networking industries needs to be ready to take advantage of future computing paradigms. Having industry 4.0 evolution and cyber physical system in mind, she has focused on various branches including XR, automotive, collaborative robotics and drone traffic managements to capture the requirements on network compute fabric. To facilitate the national effort on technology industrialization, she is active as the board member in few board of directors among which Wallenberg center for quantum technologies (WACQT) as well as process Industry and IT Automation (PiiA). She holds a MSc degree in hardware engineering, and a second MSc degree in intelligent networks, focusing on network services. With the network compute convergence in focus, she continued her research and obtained her PhD degree in mobility and IP. As professional experience, since 2003, she has held various technology development and leadership roles in mobile and core networks as well as software and system design.