Axiomatics' success can be attributed to a team of security focused experts with highly complementary skills, which consistently deliver business-impacting solutions that meet our clients' requirements. Below you will find a brief description of Axiomatics Senior Management.
Chief Executive Officer
Founder and CEO, Babak Sadighi earned his PhD in Computer Science from Imperial College, London. Prior to Axiomatics, Babak lead the Security, Policy and Trust research laboratory at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science. Babak has several years of experience in the fields of access control and authorization management. Babak has led several R&D projects in collaboration with industry leading organizations and he has a number of international publications in his specified field. He is also a program committee member of several international workshops and conferences in the security and policy management field.
Chief Technology Officer
Founder and CTO, Erik Rissanen has an M.Sc in computer science from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and an M.Sc in economics from Stockholm School of Economics. Erik has many years of research and development experience and several international publications in the field of access control and authorization management. Erik has been a member of the XACML Technical Committee since 2004, where he is the editor of the XACML 3.0 specification.
President, Axiomatics Americas
As president, Gerry Gebel is responsible for sales, customer support, marketing, and business development for the Americas region. In addition, he contributes to product strategy and manages partner relationships for Axiomatics. Prior to joining Axiomatics, Gerry was Vice President and Service Director for Burton Groupâ€™s identity management practice. He covered topics such as authorization, federation, identity and access governance, user provisioning and other IdM topics.
In 2007, he facilitated the first ever XACML interoperability demonstration at the Catalyst conference. In addition, Gerry has nearly 15 years experience in the financial services industry including architecture development, engineering, integration, and support of Internet, distributed, and mainframe systems.
Evangelist & Business Strategist
Finn Frisch is an information security specialist with more than 20 years of experience in the field of information security. At Axiomatics Finn heads strategic planning and business development efforts. Prior to joining Axiomatics he held management positions in companies such as RSA Security, FoxT and Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services. Finn has completed his Masters at the Freie Universitat Berlin and Gothenburg University, Sweden.