Darktrace CEO Honored as One of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business

Nicole Eagan Selected for Prestigious Honor

San Francisco
Tuesday January 24, 2017

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, has today announced that CEO Nicole Eagan has been selected to Fast Company’s ‘Most Creative People in Business’ list.

A highly prestigious and selective list, Fast Company’s ‘Most Creative People in Business’ honors esteemed business leaders who have led companies characterized by innovation. The panel of judges consists of Fast Company’s senior editors, who carefully review executives and their leadership across multiple industries. Nicole joins other leaders, from architects to civil rights activists, who are redefining their respective industries.

Darktrace has seen unparalleled growth, with over 2,000 deployments and 600% year-on-year growth. Darktrace now has over 360 employees across 23 global offices. Utilizing its unique ‘immune system’ approach, it has detected over 27,000 serious threats across every industry vertical, from energy and utilities to education.

Powered by innovative machine learning and probabilistic mathematics developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge, Darktrace establishes a ‘pattern of life’ for every network, device, and user. With its constantly-evolving understanding of ‘self’, it can identify potentially-anomalous incidents at their nascent stages, without the use of rules, signatures, or prior assumptions.

“I am honored to have received this recognition from Fast Company alongside other industry leaders,” commented Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace. “Our success is a testament to the power of our fundamental technology, and I am thrilled to lead the company in our next phase of growth and innovation.”

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 23 global locations including London, New York, Milan, Mumbai, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.