エグゼクティブチーム

Nicole Eagan, CEO

Nicole Eagan is co-CEO of Darktrace. Her extensive career spans 25 years working for Oracle and early to late-stage growth companies. Named ‘Cybersecurity CEO of the Year 2019’ (Global CEO Excellence Awards) and one of HMG’s ‘Top 100 Technology Executives to Watch’ in 2019, Nicole has introduced disruptive machine learning to enterprises of all sizes. Under her leadership, Darktrace has won more than 100 awards and the company has been named one of WSJ's ‘Tech Companies to Watch’, Fast Company's ‘Most Innovative Companies’, and a CNBC ‘Disruptor 50’.

Poppy Gustafsson OBE, CEO

Poppy is co-CEO of Darktrace, which under her leadership has reached a 16億5,000万ドル valuation in under five years, was named Europe’s 9th ‘Fastest Growing European Company’ by The Financial Times, and named ‘Fastest Growing Super Scale-up’ by Tech Tour. Poppy is a qualified chartered accountant and previously served as the company’s CFO. Prior to Darktrace, Poppy held financial controller positions in the technology and venture capital sector. She was the winner of the ‘Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Awards 2019,’ and recognized in Management Today’s ‘30 Women under 35’ list in 2018, whose alumnae include Martha Lane Fox and Karen Blackett.

Jack Stockdale OBE, Chief Technology Officer

Jack Stockdale is the founding CTO at Darktrace. With over 20 years’ experience of software engineering, Jack is responsible for overseeing the development of Bayesian mathematical models and artificial intelligence algorithms that underpin Darktrace’s award-winning technology. Jack and his development team in Cambridge were recognized for their outstanding contribution to engineering by the Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Innovation Award Committee in 2017 and again in 2019. Jack has a degree in Computer Science from Lancaster University.

Eloy Avila, Chief Technology Officer, Americas

Eloy Avila has over fourteen years’ experience in enterprise software. Based in San Francisco, he works closely with Darktrace’s R&D team to develop its world-leading cyber AI, and oversees the technology’s strategic direction in the US, Latin America and Canada. Prior to Darktrace, Eloy led global engineering teams at a number of listed technology companies, and has helped design and build ultra-efficient electric vehicles in the US and Australia. Eloy holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, California.

Emily Orton, Chief Marketing Officer

Emily is one of the founding members of Darktrace, and has worked in technology marketing and communications for ten years. Her commentary on the cyber security challenge has been reported in leading media outlets including BBC News, Sky News and Channel 4, and she was named in the ‘Maserati 100’ index of British entrepreneurs in The Sunday Times in 2018. Emily holds an MA in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge.

Nick Trim, Chief Revenue Officer

Nick Trim has fifteen years' experience working for the UK government, where he helped create cutting-edge operational capabilities to defend critical national infrastructure against a range of threats. Nick has worked extensively with partners around the world, and is an expert in human intelligence and social engineering. He has also worked as a cyber consultant, advising large companies on their areas of vulnerability. Nick was a founding member of Darktrace and oversees commercial strategy. Nick has an MA in History from Durham University.

Gary Szukalski, Chief Channel Management Officer

Gary is a widely-respected software executive with decades of experience in business development and marketing enterprise software. He built a world-class sales team at Filetek where he was President and CMO, and was SVP of Field Marketing and Demand Generation for Verity. He is based in the Washington D.C. area in the US, and works closely with the worldwide Darktrace sales organization overseeing its global partner program and indirect sales channel.

J.R. Tietsort, CISO, Americas

J.R. Tietsort is Chief Information Security Officer, Americas for Darktrace. Prior to joining Darktrace, JR was Chief Security Officer for blockchain tech company Core Scientific and was previously Chief Information Security Officer at Micron Technology, a $30 billion semiconductor company with 35,000 employees around the world. During his 22-year tenure at Micron, JR gained deep expertise in protecting intellectual property, identifying insider threats, and defending against cyber espionage. He is also experienced in building partnerships with industry groups, intelligence agencies, and law enforcement across multiple countries.

Yuji Ashiya, Country Manager, Japan

サイバーセキュリティ業界に10年以上従事し、幅広い業界に精通。米McAfee日本法人にてキャリアをスタートさせ、通信・公共・製造エリアを営業担当する。その後、標的型攻撃対策サンドボックスソリューション大手の米FireEye日本法人へ参画、主に中央官庁・地方自治体を担当する。Darktraceへ参画後、日本市場における営業責任者を経て現在の執行役社長に就任し、東京と大阪の両オフィスを統括する。

Nicole Eagan is co-CEO of Darktrace. Her extensive career spans 25 years working for Oracle and early to late-stage growth companies. Named ‘Cybersecurity CEO of the Year 2019’ (Global CEO Excellence Awards) and one of HMG’s ‘Top 100 Technology Executives to Watch’ in 2019, Nicole has introduced disruptive machine learning to enterprises of all sizes. Under her leadership, Darktrace has won more than 100 awards and the company has been named one of WSJ's ‘Tech Companies to Watch’, Fast Company's ‘Most Innovative Companies’, and a CNBC ‘Disruptor 50’.

Nicole Eagan
CEO

Poppy is co-CEO of Darktrace, which under her leadership has reached a 16億5,000万ドル valuation in under five years, was named Europe’s 9th ‘Fastest Growing European Company’ by The Financial Times, and named ‘Fastest Growing Super Scale-up’ by Tech Tour. Poppy is a qualified chartered accountant and previously served as the company’s CFO. Prior to Darktrace, Poppy held financial controller positions in the technology and venture capital sector. She was the winner of the ‘Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Awards 2019,’ and recognized in Management Today’s ‘30 Women under 35’ list in 2018, whose alumnae include Martha Lane Fox and Karen Blackett.

Poppy Gustafsson OBE
CEO

Jack Stockdale is the founding CTO at Darktrace. With over 20 years’ experience of software engineering, Jack is responsible for overseeing the development of Bayesian mathematical models and artificial intelligence algorithms that underpin Darktrace’s award-winning technology. Jack and his development team in Cambridge were recognized for their outstanding contribution to engineering by the Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Innovation Award Committee in 2017 and again in 2019. Jack has a degree in Computer Science from Lancaster University.

Jack Stockdale OBE
Chief Technology Officer

Eloy Avila has over fourteen years’ experience in enterprise software. Based in San Francisco, he works closely with Darktrace’s R&D team to develop its world-leading cyber AI, and oversees the technology’s strategic direction in the US, Latin America and Canada. Prior to Darktrace, Eloy led global engineering teams at a number of listed technology companies, and has helped design and build ultra-efficient electric vehicles in the US and Australia. Eloy holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, California.

Eloy Avila
Chief Technology Officer, Americas

Emily is one of the founding members of Darktrace, and has worked in technology marketing and communications for ten years. Her commentary on the cyber security challenge has been reported in leading media outlets including BBC News, Sky News and Channel 4, and she was named in the ‘Maserati 100’ index of British entrepreneurs in The Sunday Times in 2018. Emily holds an MA in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge.

Emily Orton
Chief Marketing Officer

Nick Trim has fifteen years' experience working for the UK government, where he helped create cutting-edge operational capabilities to defend critical national infrastructure against a range of threats. Nick has worked extensively with partners around the world, and is an expert in human intelligence and social engineering. He has also worked as a cyber consultant, advising large companies on their areas of vulnerability. Nick was a founding member of Darktrace and oversees commercial strategy. Nick has an MA in History from Durham University.

Nick Trim
Chief Revenue Officer

Gary is a widely-respected software executive with decades of experience in business development and marketing enterprise software. He built a world-class sales team at Filetek where he was President and CMO, and was SVP of Field Marketing and Demand Generation for Verity. He is based in the Washington D.C. area in the US, and works closely with the worldwide Darktrace sales organization overseeing its global partner program and indirect sales channel.

Gary Szukalski
Chief Channel Management Officer

J.R. Tietsort is Chief Information Security Officer, Americas for Darktrace. Prior to joining Darktrace, JR was Chief Security Officer for blockchain tech company Core Scientific and was previously Chief Information Security Officer at Micron Technology, a $30 billion semiconductor company with 35,000 employees around the world. During his 22-year tenure at Micron, JR gained deep expertise in protecting intellectual property, identifying insider threats, and defending against cyber espionage. He is also experienced in building partnerships with industry groups, intelligence agencies, and law enforcement across multiple countries.

J.R. Tietsort
CISO, Americas

サイバーセキュリティ業界に10年以上従事し、幅広い業界に精通。米McAfee日本法人にてキャリアをスタートさせ、通信・公共・製造エリアを営業担当する。その後、標的型攻撃対策サンドボックスソリューション大手の米FireEye日本法人へ参画、主に中央官庁・地方自治体を担当する。Darktraceへ参画後、日本市場における営業責任者を経て現在の執行役社長に就任し、東京と大阪の両オフィスを統括する。

Yuji Ashiya
Country Manager, Japan