Design / Engineering
Principal Group PM Manager
Rokeya is a Principal Group PM Manager responsible for the 5G IOT and Edge Connectivity strategy specifically for Media and Communications. Her goal is to evolve the previously hardware-based infrastructure into a software defined network (SDN) with the use of Microsoft’s Edge Network and Azure managed services within the Azure Networking organization. Rokeya has worked as an innovative leader with all major operators such as Bellsouth, AT&T, Verizon along with Time Warner, Disney and IBM impacting billions of users with new product designs such as the Magic Band, mBrace, Drive Safe & Save just to name of few. Influencing early adoption for cloud native applications in markets across the globe. In her personal life, for the past 15 years Rokeya has dedicated her time and resources as a strategist, community champion and a change agent. Currently she serves as the co-founder for a global technical online community, Tech Worlds Half while advocating for equality among all ethnic groups. She finds joy in paying in forward and mentoring high potential inner-city youth interested in Engineering. Additionally, she is serving as an executive advisor for Cloud Girls to foster the next wave of innovative women in cloud.