Darktrace CEO Named ‘AI Leader of the Year’

Nicole Eagan Wins Information Age’s Tech Leaders Award

Cambridge, UK
Friday September 15, 2017

Darktrace, the world leader in AI technology for cyber defense, has today announced that CEO Nicole Eagan was named ‘AI Leader of the Year’ at the Tech Leaders Awards held in London last night.

The Tech Leaders Awards are Information Age’s flagship awards for tech leaders, honoring those at the forefront of disruption and innovation and playing a central role in driving business value with technology. Nicole Eagan was awarded this prize as the CEO of one of the world’s leading AI companies.

Under Nicole’s leadership, Darktrace has experienced rapid growth, with over 3,000 deployments of its AI technology to date, and bookings increasing threefold in the last year in the US. Its Enterprise Immune System technology has disrupted the cyber security industry, leveraging AI algorithms to detect and take action against advanced cyber-threats that would otherwise go unnoticed.

“Artificial intelligence is a fundamental enabler of cyber security, and Darktrace is at the forefront of that shift, with four years of experience deploying machine learning into all types of enterprises and industrial systems,” said Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace. “I am delighted to receive this award in recognition of that innovation, which is relied upon by thousands of organizations worldwide to help them defend against sophisticated cyber-threats.”

About Darktrace

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.