Edinburgh-based CIO named as AccelerateHER Awards Rising Star

Monika Ohashi of PolyDigi Tech honoured as Investing Women names its 12 finalists.

Monika Ohashi of fintech business PolyDigi Tech has been named as the 2020 AccelerateHER Awards Rising Star.

The Edinburgh-based chief information officer won the category for her work with the cyber security company which has been recognised by the Bank of China (Hong Kong) for its innovative solutions involving SIM card authentification.

Meanwhile, the 12 finalists for the fifth AccelerateHER Awards have been named. The shortlist covers four categories: CleanTech and Climate; Disruptive Innovation; MedTech and Science; and FinTech and Cyber Security. Three companies from each sector made it onto the 2020 shortlist.

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