Yubico CEO Wins ‘Female Executive of the Year’ Award

June 27, 2017 2 minute read

June has been a busy and exciting month for us here at Yubico. We have been on the road speaking and exhibiting at multiple conferences, were named ‘Best Multifactor Solution’ by SC Magazine Awards Europe, and revealed two new integrations for our YubiKeys. And we’re not done yet!

Yesterday, Yubico CEO and founder Stina Ehrensvard was named Female Executive of the Year by the Women World Awards. This category honors women executives worldwide from all types of organizations and industries. Nominees were evaluated based on important and notable accomplishments within the past 12 months, as well as organizational impact.

“These achievements are not my own,” said Stina. “I could not have brought the company to where it is without the amazing team we have on board. I am proud to lead such an incredible, bright, and committed group of people; and in moments like this, I consider these accomplishments to be for all of us.”

Indeed, we are all honored to receive such an award. Stina’s thoughtful and strategic leadership has been paramount to the company’s success, leading us to a $30M investment and company expansion across four continents. With her direction, Yubico secures 9 of the top 10 internet companies and millions of users in 160 countries.

“I didn’t start this company to make money,” said Stina. “I started it to make a secure internet accessible for everyone.” Yubico is driven by passion, and we’ve felt it every step of the way!

To hear more, listen to Stina talk about her entrepreneurial journey with Yubico.

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