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 Executive Vice Chairman
Thomas Bill

Thomas holds an M. Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering. He is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Monterro, a Private Equity Company that specializes in growing software 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.

Thomas Bill

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Anders Ljung

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.

Anders Ljung

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
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

Member of the board
Anders Ingeström

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.

Anders Ingeström

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
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
Roger Åström

Roger Åström brings a wealth of experience in product management and organizational development for the technology market. He most recently worked with Cirrato Technologies, a single server printing solution that offers multi-site organizations complete print management. He held several key leadership positions at Cirrato Technologies, including chief operations officer, chief technology officer and served as a member of the board of directors. Cirrato was acquired by LRS in 2016. Before that Åström co-founded and worked as COO for the VoIP company Rebtel, the world’s second largest internet calling application after Skype.

Roger Åström

VP Product Management

Latest News

In The News

CSO Online Feature: Securing Continuous Deployment for Applications in the Cloud

Container orchestration tools lack the necessary security controls but attribute based access control (ABAC) can help by Gerry Gebel Application containers have quickly gained popularity as businesses continue to build and deploy applications in the cloud or on-premise. In fact, according to a recent study conducted by 451 Research, application containers will be a $2.7 billion […]

In The News

CSO Online Feature: When Security and Privacy Overrule Convenience

Organizations can enable end-to-end API security with OAuth, OpenID Connect and ABAC by Gerry Gebel for CSO Online Modern technology is constantly making our lives easier. Our phones and the applications we use make it more convenient to work, play and listen. If you need door-to-door ground transportation, you can access a ridesharing app to […]

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