Darktrace CEO Wins Veuve Clicquot New Generation Award
Darktrace, the world’s leading AI company for cyber defense, has today announced that Poppy Gustafsson, CEO, was awarded the New Generation Award at the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Awards in London last night.
The New Generation Award recognizes the success and vision of entrepreneurial business women under 40. The esteemed panel of judges, which included Vanessa Kingori, Publishing Director at Vogue, and Julia Pittam, Senior Broadcast Journalist at the BBC, praised Poppy’s role in spearheading Darktrace’s phenomenal growth. Poppy’s passion for encouraging young women into technology careers was also recognized.
I am honored to receive the New Generation Award from Veuve Clicquot,” said Poppy Gustafsson, CEO, Darktrace. “The phenomenal success that Darktrace is experiencing is testament to the passion, fearlessness and hard work of our brilliant team of 900 employees, as well as the fundamental innovation behind our autonomous response technology.”
Darktrace is the world’s leading machine learning company for cyber security. Created by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, the Enterprise Immune System uses AI algorithms to automatically detect and take action against cyber-threats within all types of networks, including physical, cloud and virtualized networks, as well as IoT and industrial control systems. A self-configuring platform, Darktrace requires no prior set-up, identifying advanced threats in real time, including zero-days, insiders and stealthy, silent attackers. Headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK, Darktrace has 24 offices worldwide.