- The World Economic Forum announced its selection of 100 of the most promising Technology Pioneers of 2020, who are shaping industries from agriculture to healthcare while also working on sustainability issues and much more.
- Many Technology Pioneers are also using their tech to support COVID-19 responses around the world.
- ZeroFOX, the global leader in public attack service protection safeguards modern organizations from dynamic security risks across social media, mobile applications, surface, deep and dark web, email, and digital collaboration platforms.
- The full list of recognized Technology Pioneers can be viewed here.
BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZeroFOX, the global leader in public attack service protection safeguards modern organizations from dynamic security risks across social media, mobile, surface, deep and dark web, email, and digital collaboration platforms, was selected out of hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”. In a digital-first world, ZeroFOX’s technology platform and robust capabilities enable enterprises worldwide to establish strong protection against threats to employees, customers, and brands.
The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers are early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society. Technology Pioneers community is an integral part of the larger Global Innovators community of start-ups at the World Economic Forum.
Following its selection as Technology Pioneer, CEO James C. Foster of ZeroFOX will be invited to participate at World Economic Forum activities, events and discussions throughout the year. ZeroFOX will also contribute to Forum initiatives over the next two years, working with policymakers and private sector leaders to help define the global agenda on key issues.
“We’re excited to welcome ZeroFOX to our 20th cohort of Technology Pioneers,” says Susan Nesbitt, Head of the Global Innovators Community, World Economic Forum. “ZeroFOX and its fellow pioneers are developing cutting edge technologies all over the world. Beyond their innovations, these firms are contributing greatly to improving the state of the world.”
“It’s great to be acknowledged as a pioneer by the World Economic Forum”, said ZeroFOX’s James C. Foster. “This honor validates that our artificial intelligence-powered platform uniquely ensures valuable protections for enterprise organizations and their digital-first strategies across the globe. We enable organizations to securely achieve digital transformation, engage customer communities and protect their valued digital assets from the many cyber threats running across the ever-expanding publicly-accessible attack surface.”
This year’s cohort selection marks the 20th anniversary of the Tech Pioneers community. Throughout its 20-year run, many Technology Pioneers have continuously contributed to advancement in their industries while some have even gone on to become household names. Past recipients include Airbnb, Google, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Palantir Technologies, Spotify, TransferWise, Twitter and Wikimedia.
2020 Tech Pioneer firms are shaping the future by advancing technologies such as AI, IoT, robotics, blockchain, biotechnology and many more. The diversity of these companies extends to their leadership as well, as over 25% of 2020 Tech Pioneers are female led. The firms also come from regions all around the world, extending their community far beyond Silicon Valley. The full list of Technology Pioneers can be found here.
Technology Pioneers have been selected based on the community’s selection criteria, which includes innovation, impact and leadership as well as the company’s relevance with the World Economic Forum’s Platforms.
All info on this year’s Technology Pioneers can be found here: http://wef.ch/techpioneers20
More information on past winners, information on the community and the application link can be found here.
About ZeroFOX: ZeroFOX, the global category leader in public attack surface protection, safeguards modern organizations from dynamic security risks across social media, mobile application, surface, deep and dark web, email and digital collaboration platforms. With complete global coverage and an Intel-backed artificial intelligence-based analysis engine, the ZeroFOX platform identifies and remediates targeted phishing attacks, credential compromise, data exfiltration, brand hijacking, executive and location threats and more. The patented ZeroFOX platform technology processes and protects millions of posts, messages and accounts daily across the social and digital landscape, spanning LinkedIn, Facebook, Slack, Instagram, Pastebin, YouTube, mobile app stores, domains, cloud-based email and more.
To find out more information about ZeroFOX or to join our team, please visit our website.
About World Economic Forum: The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. (www.weforum.org).
About the Global Innovators:
The Global Innovators Community is a group of the world’s most promising start-ups and scale-ups that are at the forefront of technological and business model innovation. The World Economic Forum provides the Global Innovators Community with a platform to engage with public- and private-sector leaders and to contribute new solutions to overcome current crises and build future resiliency.
Companies who are invited to become Global Innovators will engage with one or more of the Forum’s Platforms, as relevant, to help define the global agenda on key issues.