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Management Team

Board of Directors

Gustav Lagercrantz

Gustav has 20 years of experience in IT as an entrepreneur, investor and senior executive. Today he is a Managing Partner at Monterro, a Private Equity Company that specializes in growing software business to their full potential. 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.

Gustav Lagercrantz

Chairman of the Board
Fredrik Skoglund

Fredrik has 20 years of experience in IT as entrepreneur, investor and senior positions. Today he is a Program and Portfolio Manager for Strategic Initiatives at Nordea. His previous positions include Business Area Manager Ericsson Healthcare Solutions, Director Product Management at Ericsson Enterprise AB, Business Analys IoT Strategy at Ericsson AB, co-founder Dynagraph AB. Current Board of Director positions include Coach & Capital.

Fredrik Skoglund

Member of the board
Erik Rissanen

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.

Erik Rissanen

Co-founder
Babak Sadighi

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.

Babak Sadighi

Co-founder and Member of the Board

Management Team

Niklas Jakobsson

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.

Niklas Jakobsson

Chief Executive Officer
Åsa Lidwall

Asa brings more than 20 years of experience in business and financial administration. She holds a Bachelor of Science Business and Economics. Various positions in the IT industry such as Credit Controller and Accounting Manager at Apple, Nordics. Finance Director at Data General, Nordics, Finance Director at LogicaCMG, Nordics. Founder and owner of Lidwall Ekonomi AB, CFO for hire.

Åsa Lidwall

Chief Financial Officer
Marty Leamy

Marty Leamy is the president of Axiomatics and is responsible for sales, customer support, marketing, professional services, and business development for the Americas region at Axiomatics. In addition, he contributes to product strategy and strategic partner relationships. Marty has worked in the tech industry for over 25 years, with extensive experience growing customers, and operations in both public and private software and security companies. Most recently, he has held senior management positions at EPiServer, Inc., Orc Software,  CheckPoint, and Pointsec. Marty earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Bradley University in Peoria, IL. 

Marty Leamy

President
Gerry Gebel

Gerry is the VP of Business Development at Axiomatics, and in this role he supports our sales, marketing and product teams by managing strategic partnerships and alliances. Prior to joining Axiomatics, Gerry was Vice President and Service Director for Burton Group’s identity management practice. He covered topics such as authorization, federation, identity and access governance, user provisioning and other IAM topics. Gerry also has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, focusing on security architecture, middleware support, and mainframe systems.

Gerry Gebel

VP Business Development
David Brossard

David Brossard, Vice President of Customer Relations at Axiomatics, directs pre-sales, post-sales, and support teams. Prior this role, he served as product manager and worked as a Solutions Architect, specializing in IAM and focusing on customer solutions design and implementation, and was a senior researcher at BT (British Telecom) in the Security Architectures Center. David earned his master’s degree in engineering from the National Institute of Applied Sciences in France.  He is an active member of the OASIS XACML Technical Committee and Trust Elevation Technical Committee. He is also a Sun Certified Architect and a Certified Ethical Hacker (Certified Security Testing Professional).

David Brossard

VP Customer Relations
Kelly Shelton

Kelly is the VP of Marketing at Axiomatics, driving brand awareness and the firm’s strategic marketing approach globally. Prior to Axiomatics, Kelly spent 10 years at Trustwave, a Chicago-based compliance and security company, where she directed product, field and corporate marketing teams to help grow the business before its acquisition in 2015. She also has agency and several client-side marketing roles. Kelly holds an MA in Integrated Marketing Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a BA in Advertising/Marketing from Marquette University.

Kelly Shelton

VP Marketing
Erika Boije

Erika Boije is VP of engineering at Axiomatics. Her most recent role was Development Manager at Bambora, a payment processing company. Before that, she spent over a decade – as a developer – in the consulting capacity. She specializes in agile working, architecture, system integrations, especially security platforms such as access management, identity management, and SIEM/Log management. She is based in Stockholm, SE.

Erika Boije

VP Engineering
Pablo Giambiagi

Pablo is the VP of Strategic Research at Axiomatics. Having been with the company since its early days, he has been the architect for many of Axiomatics’ technical breakthroughs. Prior to joining Axiomatics, Pablo spent 10 years as a researcher at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science. He also held a research fellowship at the United Nations University- International Institute for Software Technology in Macao. Pablo studied computer science at the Latin American School of Informatics, Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada in Brazil, Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.

Pablo Giambiagi

VP of Strategic Research
Gustaf Kaijser

Gustaf is the Sales Director for the EMEA region. He brings over 15 years of experience in the Identity and Security domain, from companies like Axiomatics, Sun Micro, Novell and Verizon. He holds an BSc from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Gustaf Kaijser

Sales Director, EMEA

Latest News

Press Release

Gerry Gebel and David Brossard Headline Three Sessions at Identiverse 2019

Axiomatics Experts to Cover Critical Identity and Security Topics CHICAGO – June 11, 2019 – Axiomatics, the leader in externalized, fine-grained dynamic authorization, today announced that Gerry Gebel, vice president of business development and David Brossard, vice president of customer relations, will present at Identiverse 2019, June 25-27, 2019 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, […]

Press Release

Axiomatics Releases Upgraded Cloud Native Authorization Engine

CHICAGO – June 4, 2019 – Axiomatics, the leader in externalized, fine-grained dynamic authorization, today announced an upgrade to the Axiomatics Policy Server’s cloud-native Policy Decision Point (PDP). As the flagship Axiomatics product, Axiomatics Policy Server (APS) delivers Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) to data, applications, workflows and other business elements in the cloud. The […]

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