Poppy Gustafsson is CEO of Darktrace, which under her leadership has reached a $1.65 billion valuation in under five years. Poppy has extensive industry experience across several sectors, specializing in venture capital and technology companies, and is a chartered accountant. She frequently speaks to the European investment community, and has previously accompanied the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, on a trade mission to Japan. She was named City A.M.’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, and was listed in Management Today’s 35 Women under 35 2018 and Business Insider’s UK Tech 100 2018. Poppy is a sought-after speaker who has spoken at high-level events around the world, including The Telegraph Cyber Security Conference 2018, J.P Morgan European Tech Stars Conference, and Forbes CIO Summit, among many others.