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Poppy Gustafsson Named ‘Tech CEO of the Year’ at UK Tech Awards 2021

Cambridge, UK
November 4, 2021

Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, today announced that CEO Poppy Gustafsson has been awarded the title of ‘Tech CEO of the Year’ at the UK Tech Awards.

The awards acknowledge the best organizations, individuals, journalists, and investors who demonstrate commitment to growth, innovation, achievement, and success in the UK tech community.

The Tech CEO of the Year Award recognizes a CEO who demonstrates strong leadership within the industry, and who is paving the way and setting an example for others. Poppy Gustafsson has been recognized as a determined, motivated and inspirational role model with a strong vision.

“I am honored to have been recognized by the UK Tech Awards at a time when Darktrace is accelerating its leading position in Self-Learning AI to address one of the greatest challenges of our time”, commented Poppy Gustafsson, Chief Executive Officer, Darktrace. “This award is really testament to the power of that technology — Darktrace AI is protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure, services and businesses on which we all depend, and it is a privilege to be leading a world-class team of 1,600 people across the globe who are committed to driving our technology forward every day.”

About Darktrace

Darktrace (DARK.L), a global leader in cyber security AI, delivers world-class technology that protects over 5,500 customers worldwide from advanced threats, including ransomware and cloud and SaaS attacks. The company’s fundamentally different approach applies Self-Learning AI to enable machines to understand the business in order to autonomously defend it. Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, the company has 1,600 employees and over 30 offices worldwide. Darktrace was named one of TIME magazine’s ‘Most Influential Companies’ for 2021.