Darktrace CEO EMEA Named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’

Poppy Gustafsson Wins Coveted Accolade at City A.M.

Cambridge, UK
Friday November 10, 2017

Darktrace, the world leader in machine learning technology for cyber defense, has today announced that Poppy Gustafsson, CEO EMEA, was named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the City A.M. awards in London last night.

Poppy was selected as the winner by a highly acclaimed panel of independent judges from the world of business, including Virgin Money boss Jayne-Anne Gadhia, global advertising guru Sir Martin Sorrell from WPP, and Sky News’ City Editor Mark Kleinman. The prestigious award honors entrepreneurs who come into their own in times of disruption. Previous winners include Daniel Ek, founder and CEO of Spotify, and Alex Chesterman, founder and CEO of Zoopla.

“I am delighted to receive the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award from City A.M.,” said Poppy Gustafsson, CEO EMEA, Darktrace. “The phenomenal success that Darktrace is experiencing is testament to the passion, dedication and hard work of our brilliant team of 600 employees, as well as the fundamental innovation behind our Enterprise Immune System technology.”

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 30 offices worldwide.