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About Axiomatics

Our Orchestrated Authorization strategy enables enterprises to deliver the benefit of Zero Trust or Identity-first strategy to their critical security implementations.

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Axiomatics is the originator and leading provider of runtime, fine-grained authorization delivered with attribute-based access control for applications, Big Data, API Gateways, and microservices.

Some of world’s most notable enterprises and government agencies depend on Axiomatics’ enterprise proven, flexible, and open authorization solution to share sensitive, valuable and regulated digital assets – but only to authorized users and in the right context.

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Our Vision

To enable every organization in the world
to enforce Zero Trust access.

Our Mission

To securely connect people and information
through Orchestrated Authorization.

Our Values

To empower businesses to protect sensitive assets, data, and processes,
ensure regulation compliance, reduce costs, and deliver on critical business outcomes.

Deliver Innovation

We are passionate about delivering unique and expert value.

Simple to do business with

We drive positive engagement and experiences throughout the customer journey, our partner community and with each other.

Customers First

We focus on creating solutions that make our customers' lives easier.

Drive for Results

We are always innovating in our products, in our operations, in our ability to connect with and have conversations with customers.

Elevate Others

We interact with our customers, partners and each other in an open, collaborative and respectful manner and we enjoy the journey together.

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Quick Facts

Axiomatics founded in 2006

Headquarters located in Stockholm, Sweden

More than 60 employees across North America and Europe

30% of our customer base is Global 1000

Customer Support with 95% NPS

100% partner focused

Axiomatics Leadership Team

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Babak Sadighi

Babak Sadighi

Founder, Head of Strategy

Babak led the Security, Policy and Trust research laboratory at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science before co-founding Axiomatics. He has many years of experience in the fields of access control and authorization management and has also led multiple collaborative R&D projects in this field. As well as leading Axiomatics he is also an advisor and mentor to several tech start-ups.

Jim Barkdoll

Jim Barkdoll

President & CEO

In his time as CEO for Axiomatics, Jim has grown the company’s operations and revenue by 200 percent. Under Jim's leadership, Axiomatics established a 100% partner-driven sales model and added veteran industry experts to its leadership team. Prior to joining Axiomatics, Jim held senior sales and leadership positions at companies including Titus, Toushay, BlueCat Networks and Quest Software. Most recently, served as CEO for Stealthbits Technologies.

Birgitta Jarmstad

Birgitta Jarmstad

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Birgitta manages the finance team and guides strategic investment decisions to drive Axiomatics’ long-term growth. Her more than 30 years of experience in business and financial administration includes leadership roles in FMCG, IT, FM, and Real Estate.

David Brossard

David Brossard

Chief Technology Officer

In his role as CTO, David drives the technology vision and strategy for Axiomatics based on both identity and access management (IAM) market trends as well as customer feedback. He also leads the company’s strategy for standards and technology integrations in both the IAM and broader cybersecurity industries. David is a founding member of IDPro, a co-author of the OASIS XACML standard, and an expert on standards-based authorization as part of an overall IAM implementation. Most recently, David led the design and development of Salesforce’s identity offering, including customer identity and access management (CIAM) solutions.

Mark Cassetta

Mark Cassetta

Chief Product Officer

A cybersecurity veteran with more than a decade of experience, Mark Cassetta leads Axiomatics’ product strategy, driving the creation of solutions that offer enterprises around the world a way to address current and future authorization and access management challenges. Mark’s background includes various leadership positions for both software vendors and global systems integrators, including Titus and Accenture.

Karyl Parks

Karyl Parks

Chief Marketing Officer

Karyl leads Axiomatics' dynamic marketing efforts, including product marketing and positioning though to go-to-market and partner support. Under her leadership, Axiomatics has sharpened its strategic narrative and strengthened its focus on aligning leading innovation with critical customer pain points. Karyl’s career includes marketing leadership positions at many of the world’s leading IT companies, including Quest Software, Dell Software, and Titus. Most recently, Karyl was the CMO at Stealthbits Technologies.

Alexander Nyblaeus

Alexander Nyblaeus

Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Alexander led Axiomatics’ program to achieve ISO certification and sharpened the processes and resources required to support a growing global and hybrid workforce. A seasoned customer-first operational professional, Alexander has deep roots in automation and management systems. He was part of the leadership team that transformed Chinsay into a cloud-based technology company and also held management roles at Philips AB and Gulf Agency Company.

Matt Luckett “Each company we work with has their own set of authorization goals and timelines that they're looking to achieve. Axiomatics has outlined a series of milestones that guide our customers through their journey to success.” Matt Luckett, VP Customer Success

Axiomatics Wins Globee® Awards in the 2022 Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards®

Axiomatics Named Winner in the Zero Trust category of the Globee Awards 18th Annual Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards®

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Latest news + announcements

Creating an Impactful Culture in Remote Work Environment

Listen to a recent episode of The Security Podcasts from Security Magazine with Axiomatics CEO Jim Barkdoll.

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Staying Ahead Of The Game: Are We Over-Governing Purchasing Cycles?

Sharing the opportunities enterprises should take to shorten the timeline between recognizing a need or problem, and implementing a solution.

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Axiomatics Shares Why Financial Institutions Should Consider Authorization

Learn why the financial industry, which has the second highest average cost for a data breach, requires an authorization strategy.

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