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Leap 100 Power Breakfast with Emily Orton, Co-Founder, Darktrace

  • Mishcon de Reya Africa House, 70 Kingsway London, WC2B 6AH (map)

The Leadership Challenge of Cyber Attacks

Emily Orton is a co-founder of Darktrace. She has worked in technology marketing for over seven years, previously serving as Head of Marketing EMEA at enterprise software company Autonomy, before joining Invoke Capital at its foundation in 2012, as a senior associate. She has also held editorial and business development roles at media company Emap.

At Darktrace, Emily is responsible for worldwide marketing and communicating innovative approaches to cyber security based on fundamental new technologies, and her comments have been reported in leading media outlets including the BBC, Sky News and Channel 4. She holds an MA in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge, and speaks French and Spanish.

This event will consider the changing threat landscape, who is a potential target, and look at strategies to reduce risks without negatively impacting business growth.

Sponsored by Mishcon de Reya

Mishcon de Reya is a law firm with offices in London and New York, offering a wide range of legal services to companies and individuals. The firm acts for businesses, wealth owners and dealmakers to help them make the right choices for their private capital and ventures and then offer the practical support to populate, grow and protect their assets.

Mishcon de Reya is committed to helping nurture UK entrepreneurship. Earlier this year, the firm teamed up with City A.M., The Entrepreneurs Network and The Supper Club to create the Leap 100 list, which offers a window into the working life – and identifies the challenges facing – some of the UK’s most exciting, fast-growing companies.

Mishcon de Reya is an enthusiastic sponsor of the Leap 100 Power Breakfasts: it is vital for entrepreneurs and business leaders – from across the UK – to discuss the current trends and challenges of successful growth.

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