Darktrace CEO Wins Female Executive of the Year

Nicole Eagan Recognized at Prestigious Awards Ceremony

San Francisco, US
Monday November 21, 2016

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, has today announced that Nicole Eagan, the company’s CEO, was named Female Executive of the Year last Friday at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

Widely considered to be the world’s premier business awards, The Stevie Awards for Women honor female entrepreneurs, executives, employees, and the organizations they run. The panel of judges consisted of esteemed business professionals from across the globe, who reviewed over 1,400 nominations before reaching their decision. This highly selective award is a confirmation of Nicole’s unparalleled leadership.

Under Nicole’s leadership, Darktrace has seen phenomenal success, with over 1,500 deployments and 600% year-on-year growth. Darktrace now has over 350 employees across 22 global offices. Since its inception, the company has detected over 18,000 serious cyber incidents within its customers’ networks, in every industry vertical from healthcare to energy and utilities.

Powered by innovative machine learning and mathematics developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge, Darktrace establishes a ‘pattern of life’ for every network, device, and user in order to detect ‘unknown unknowns’ and help companies stay ahead of a rapidly-evolving threat landscape.

“I am honored to have received this recognition from the Stevie Awards for Women in Business,” commented Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace. “Our exceptional growth is testament to the innovation of our technology, and to a world-class team of experts. I’m looking forward to leading the company forward in its next phase of growth.”

About Darktrace

Darktrace is a world-leading cyber-threat defense company. Its multi-award-winning Enterprise Immune System technology automatically detects and responds to emerging threats, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge. Without using rules or signatures, Darktrace models the ‘pattern of life’ of every device, user and network within an organization, identifying and mitigating cyber-threats before damage is done. Darktrace’s self-learning technology has been deployed globally and across all sectors, including energy, retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, financial services and healthcare. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK, with over 20 global offices including London, New York, Milan, Mumbai, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.