Faigy Mayer reportedly jumped to her death from the top of a rooftop bar. According to reports, she had ran toward a ledge at 230 Fifth’s bar, climbed it, and jumped at 7:30 p.m. Police said that she died at the scene and that they believe it was intentional. She was just 29 years old. Faigy Mayer was the founder and CEO of Appton, a New York-based application development startup responsible for a number of apps for Apple’s iOS operating system.
Mayer was a graduate student of Accounting at CUNY, and had previously worked at META Kreative, Broadway Suites, and The Jockey Club.
At the time of her death, her LinkedIn profile said:
Startup founder and iOS developer looking to apply my expertise in iOS app development, social media strategy, and public speaking. Adept at analyzing technology needs for diverse groups of people. Skilled at generating unique product ideas, satisfying demand in a wide variety of markets. Currently engaged in development of multiple apps and sites. Experienced in building and managing motivated and productive teams to reach client and organizational goals. Willing to relocate to Berlin / California. Specialties: iOS, iPhone, Objective-C, Xcode, Map APIs, Beacon SDK.