Management Team - Axiomatics

Management Team

Board of Directors

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
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

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
Craig Gilley

Craig Gilley is President of Axiomatics Federal, Inc., and a member of the Axiomatics Federal, Inc. board. He oversees all government sales activities and agency relationships as well as vendor and partner alliances. Craig has 20 years experience in technology sales for government and the public sector. He holds a BS in Business Finance from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Craig Gilley

President, Axiomatics Federal, Inc.
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

Latest News

Press Release

Axiomatics Unveils Critical Data Security Trends for 2019

More Data, More Devices and More Regulations Mean New Approaches to Data Security are Needed CHICAGO – December 5, 2018 – The top 2019 data security trends were released today by Axiomatics, the leader in externalized, fine-grained dynamic authorization. This year’s trends highlight the challenges of protecting access to the increasing volume of sensitive data […]

In The News

Data Center Post: The Stark Reality of Insider Threat

Data Center Post: The Stark Reality of Insider Threat, and What Your Business Can do about It. By Gerry Gebel, Vice President of Business Development at Axiomatics Modern access control technologies like dynamic authorization can ensure information isn’t exposed to unauthorized users within an organization. Businesses and government agencies worldwide hold information that, if it fell into the […]

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