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Management Team

Board of Directors

Bengt-Åke Älgevik

Bengt-Åke Älgevik is the Chairman of the Board. Born 1949. B.Sc. Has been active in IT/Telecom since the 1970s  for companies such as Enator, Assistor (founder / CEO), Connectus (founder / CEO), Nett Information Products Inc. Los Angeles, PictureTel Scandinavia (Nordic CEO) and SYSteam (CEO), Jeeves (CEO). His current board assignments include Coach & Capital, Precio Fishbone, Heat Management, Awesome Group, DSPanel and Climacheck.

Bengt-Åke Älgevik

Chairman of the Board
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

CEO, Co-founder and Board Member
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 and Board Member
Fabian Folcker

Fabian has six years of management consulting experience from Bain & Company and BearingPoint, where his primary focus areas were operations and private equity. Today, Fabian works with operations at Monterro, a Private Equity Company that specializes in growing software businesses to their full potential, and is responsible for operational excellence programs across Monterro’s portfolio companies.

Fabian Folcker

Board Member
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

Board Member

Management Team

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

CEO, Co-founder and Board Member
Birgitta Jarmstad

Birgitta brings more than 30 years of experience in business and financial administration. She holds a Bachelor of Science Business and Economics. Various positions like CFO, Auditor, Business controller, Financial controller, Credit Controller and project leader in various branches such as FMCG, IT, FM, Real Estate and more. Founder and owner of Vicigo AB, CFO for hire.

Birgitta Jarmstad

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
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
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
Karin Giertta

Karin is the Marketing Manager of Axiomatics, driving brand awareness and the firm’s marketing approach globally. Prior to Axiomatics, Karin spent 5 years at Ebab, a Real Estate and Development consulting company, as Head of Marketing and Communications, building the corporate communications department. Prior to this position she’s got 20 years within the IT sector in whereas corporate marketing roles to help grow brands and businesses, the last 9 years as Marketing Manager for Fujitsu Services AB. Karin holds a DIHM Diploma in Business Administration (BA), IHM Business School, Stockholm.

Karin Giertta

Marketing Manager
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

Latest News

Feature Story

Information Management: 6 Data Security Trends and Challenges for Federal Agencies in 2020

This article appeared recently in Information Management. Written by Gerry Gebel the Vice president of business development at Axiomatics. Information Management: 6 Data Security Trends and Challenges for Federal Agencies in 2020 Data security is rapidly evolving in the federal sector as new threats and challenges emerge daily. Every year, new devices and technologies emerge […]

Press Release

Gerry Gebel to Speak at TechVision’s Chrysalis Conference

CHICAGO – October 29, 2019 – Axiomatics, the leader in externalized, fine-grained dynamic authorization, today announced that Gerry Gebel, vice president of business development, will speak at the inaugural TechVision Chrysalis Conference 2019, November 11-14 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.  The TechVision Chrysalis Conference 2019 was designed for candid and user-centric conversations […]

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