CEO | Darktrace
As Chief Executive Officer of Darktrace, Nicole Eagan has led the AI cyber defense company to $300 million in total contract value with over 600 employees. Named one of Fast Company’s ‘Most Innovative People’ and ‘Woman of the Year’ at the 2016 Cyber Security Awards, Nicole has been lauded for successfully introducing AI technology into the global cyber defense market. Her extensive career as a technology executive includes over 25 years’ experience in companies ranging from startups to Oracle. An expert in developing and executing strategies for high-growth businesses, Nicole helped Darktrace secure $75 million in Series D funding from Insight Venture Partners, KKR, and Summit Partners. Under her leadership, Darktrace has won over 80 awards, including landing in the top ten of Wall Street Journal’s 2017 ‘Tech Companies to Watch’.