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Darktrace is a cybersecurity AI company developing autonomous response technology. It offers a platform that protects the cloud, email, IoT, networks, and industrial systems against insider threats, industrial espionage, IoT compromises, zero-day malware, data loss, supply chain risk, and long-term infrastructure vulnerabilities. The company serves financial services, manufacturing and supply, government and defense, education, healthcare and pharma, retail and e-commerce, legal and HR, energy and utilities, transportation, media and entertainment, technology and telecommunication, and nonprofit industries.
HQCambridge, GB
Employee Ratings2.8
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)1,481(+4%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£106.8 M(+80%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Darktrace

Poppy Gustafsson

Poppy Gustafsson

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Jack Stockdale

Jack Stockdale

Chief Technology Officer
Cathy Graham

Cathy Graham

Chief Financial Officer
Eloy Avila

Eloy Avila

Chief Technology Officer, Americas
Emily Orton

Emily Orton

Chief Marketing Officer
J.R. Tietsort

J.R. Tietsort

Chief Information Security Officer
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Darktrace Office Locations

Darktrace has offices in Cambridge, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Atlanta and in 38 other locations
Cambridge, GB (HQ)
Maurice Wilkes Building Cowley Road
Greater London, GB
1-3 Strand
Greater Manchester, GB
53 King St
Melbourne, AU
525 Collins St
Perth, AU
300 Murray St
Sydney, AU
Level 17 264 George St
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Darktrace Financials and Metrics

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Darktrace total Funding

$230.5 m

Darktrace latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Darktrace investors

Darktrace's latest funding round in September 2018 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Darktrace has raised $230.5 m. Darktrace's latest valuation is reported to be $1.7 b.
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Darktrace's revenue was reported to be £106.80 m in FY, 2019 which is a 79.5% increase from the previous period.

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Darktrace Operating Metrics

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Darktrace Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Darktrace Australia Pty Ltd
Darktrace Canada Limited
Darktrace Colombia SaS
Darktrace France SaS
Darktrace Hong Kong Limited
Darktrace Inc.
Darktrace Ireland Limited
Darktrace Japan KK
Darktrace Singapore Pte Ltd
Darktrace South Africa Pty Ltd

Darktrace Revenue Breakdown

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Darktrace revenue breakdown by business segment: 89.3% from Subscription services and 10.7% from Licence and related support

Darktrace revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 19.1% from Europe, 22.2% from Rest of the World, 40.7% from USA and 18.0% from UK

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Darktrace News and Updates

We asked the CEO of cybersecurity unicorn Darktrace about the challenges of 2021: 'The old ways of doing things have gone out the window.'

Summary List PlacementAs the world faces down unprecedented pressure almost a year on from the outbreak of COVID-19, cybersecurity experts say the pandemic will continue to bring unique threats and vulnerabilities for businesses fending off attacks in 2021.  Hackers are capitalizing on the pandemi…

16 leaders from firms like Facebook, Darktrace, Revolut reflect on how the pandemic upended the way they work and live, and what 2021 will look like

Summary List PlacementDecember is usually the season for office parties and congratulatory all-hands meetings, but the coronavirus has put paid to end-of-year celebrations around the world. 2020 has been largely defined by the "black swan" event that has brought a stark death toll and upended the …

Eurofins and Darktrace Announce Cyber Security Partnership

HASSELT, Belgium, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurofins Digital Testing, a global leader in end-to-end quality assurance, testing and cyber security services has today announced a partnership with Darktrace, the world's leading cyber AI company. This new partnership will empower Eurofins'...

Skeletons In The Closet: $2 Billion Cybersecurity Firm Darktrace Haunted By Characters From HP’s Failed Autonomy Deal

The well regarded co-CEOs of cybersecurity firm Darktrace have deep ties to Sushovan Hussain, the convicted former CFO of British data analytics company Autonomy.

Darktrace Names New Finance Chief Ahead of Potential Listing

Darktrace Names New Finance Chief Ahead of Potential Listing

How one tech exec at $1.7bn cybersecurity firm Darktrace overcame a tough family background and landed a job one of Europe's biggest unicorns

Mike Beck is the global head of threat analysis at cybersecurity unicorn Darktrace.  He grew up in a small market town in Somerset, where he was one of the few mixed-race kids in town and with his father not around.  Mike told Business Insider that forcing himself into new situations was what gave…
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Darktrace Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Darktrace founded?

    Darktrace was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Darktrace key executives?

    Darktrace's key executives are Poppy Gustafsson, Jack Stockdale and Cathy Graham.

  • How many employees does Darktrace have?

    Darktrace has 1,481 employees.

  • What is Darktrace revenue?

    Latest Darktrace annual revenue is £106.8 m.

  • What is Darktrace revenue per employee?

    Latest Darktrace revenue per employee is £72.1 k.

  • Who are Darktrace competitors?

    Competitors of Darktrace include ESET, FireEye and Vectra AI.

  • Where is Darktrace headquarters?

    Darktrace headquarters is located at Maurice Wilkes Building Cowley Road, Cambridge.

  • Where are Darktrace offices?

    Darktrace has offices in Cambridge, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Atlanta and in 38 other locations.

  • How many offices does Darktrace have?

    Darktrace has 44 offices.