The Board of Directors


Niklas Jakobsson
Chief Executive Officer
Niklas Jakobsson joined Axiomatics as the CEO in 2016, leading the company’s worldwide operations. Niklas brings over 15 years of experience from senior management positions at companies such as CA Technologies, Tieto Corporation, Reforce International and Sun Microsystems.


Thomas Bill
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Thomas holds an M. Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering. He is a partner and majority shareholder in Monterro Holdings, a Private Equity Company that specializes in growing IT business to their full potential. Previous to this, Thomas held a number of senior positions in IT including Global VP Sales and COO Front Capital Systems, President of Pointsec Mobile Technologies and CEO at Protect Data and Orc Software.


Babak Sadighi
Co-founder and Executive Vice Chairman
Babak Sadighi earned his PhD in Computer Science from Imperial College, London. Prior to Axiomatics, Babak led the Security, Policy and Trust research laboratory at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science. He has several years of experience in the fields of access control and authorization management and has also led several R&D projects in collaboration.

Anders Ljung
Member of the board
Anders holds a Ph. D in applied mathematics and a MBA. Previous executive positions includes the World Bank, Svenska Handelsbanken and the EBRD. Present board positions include Chairman of HiQ and Living Capital Management Ltd.

Erik Rissanen
Co-founder
Erik holds a M. Sc. in Computer Science and a M. Sc. in Economics. He has many years of research and development experience and several international publications in the field of access control and authorization management. He has also been a member of the XACML Technical Committee, where he is the editor of the XACML 3.0 specifications.

Gustav Lagercrantz
Member of the board

Gustav has 20 years of experience in IT as an entrepreneur, investor and senior executive. Today he works as an independent investor and advisor for IT businesses with strong focus on growth and becoming global leaders in their respective fields. His previous positions include founder and CEO of Netstar, COO and VP Global Sales at EPiServer and co-founder and executive chairman of Wiraya Solutions.

Anders Ingeström
Member of the board

Anders holds a M. Sc. in Industrial Management and Engineering. His previously positions include co-founder of Connectus, Business Unit Director of AU-System, CEO of Across Wireless and COO of Sonera SmartTrust. His current Board of Director positions include Jeeves Information Systems, Aptilo Networks, Adaptlogic, Coach & Capital and Idevio.