Darktrace CEO Wins Veuve Clicquot New Generation Award

Cambridge, UK
Friday May 24, 2019

Darktrace, the world’s leading AI company for cyber defense, has today announced that Poppy Gustafsson, CEO, was awarded the New Generation Award at the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Awards in London last night.

The New Generation Award recognizes the success and vision of entrepreneurial business women under 40. The esteemed panel of judges, which included Vanessa Kingori, Publishing Director at Vogue, and Julia Pittam, Senior Broadcast Journalist at the BBC, praised Poppy’s role in spearheading Darktrace’s phenomenal growth. Poppy’s passion for encouraging young women into technology careers was also recognized.

“I am honored to receive the New Generation Award from Veuve Clicquot,” said Poppy Gustafsson, CEO, Darktrace. “The phenomenal success that Darktrace is experiencing is testament to the passion, fearlessness and hard work of our brilliant team of 900 employees, as well as the fundamental innovation behind our autonomous response technology.”

About Darktrace

Darktrace is the world’s leading cyber AI company and the creator of Autonomous Response technology.

Its self-learning AI is modeled on the human immune system and used by over 3,000 organizations to protect against threats to the cloud, email, IoT, networks and industrial systems. This includes insider threat, industrial espionage, IoT compromises, zero-day malware, data loss, supply chain risk and long-term infrastructure vulnerabilities.

The company has over 900 employees, 40 offices and headquarters in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK. Every 3 seconds, Darktrace AI fights back against a cyber-threat, preventing it from causing damage.