SUNNYVALE, Calif. – November 29, 2017 – Illumio today announced that Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has recognized Illumio CEO and co-founder Andrew Rubin as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2017 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.
For the third year in a row, Goldman Sachs selected Rubin as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event.
"We are pleased to recognize Andrew Rubin as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2017," said David M. Solomon, President and Co-Chief Operating Officer at Goldman Sachs. "This is the sixth year that we’ve hosted the Builders + Innovators Summit where emerging business leaders gather to discuss their common interests in building prosperous organizations."
Under Andrew’s leadership, Illumio has in four years reinvented a decades-old technology of segmentation and become the leader in the growing cybersecurity market of micro-segmentation. Enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, Workday, and Oracle NetSuite are using Illumio to reduce cyber risk and achieve regulatory compliance across their global data centers and cloud computing environments.
"We founded Illumio to provide enterprises with a new foundation for data center and cloud security," said Andrew Rubin, CEO and co-founder of Illumio. "Our mission from the beginning has been to enable our customers to operate safely and, therefore, allow them to build and maintain trust with their customers. Being recognized by Goldman Sachs for the third year in a row is a tremendous validation of our vision for where the cybersecurity industry is headed and what our outstanding team has accomplished."
For more than 145 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the Summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
Illumio, the leader in micro-segmentation, prevents the spread of cyber threats inside data centers and cloud environments. Enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, Workday, and Oracle NetSuite use Illumio to reduce cyber risk and achieve regulatory compliance. Illumio’s Adaptive Security Platform™ uniquely protects critical information with real-time application dependency mapping and micro-segmentation that works in any data center, public cloud, or across hybrid deployments on bare-metal, virtualization and containers. For more information, visit www.illumio.com/what-we-do or follow us @Illumio.
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