When Ziad Sankari was 17 years old, his father died of a heart attack. That tragedy, which could have been avoided if there had been a way to monitor his heart, inspired Sankari to found a pioneering medical technology company, CardioDiagnostics, that specialises in developing cardiac monitoring products and services for doctors and patients.

When the group came across Microsoft Azure technologies, “it literally transformed [their] ability to create scalable, available and durable products.”