PlainID, the authorisation Company™, has appointed Stuart Hodkinson as its new VP EMEA. Drawing on his considerable experience working with many of the world’s leading B2B technology brands, Hodkinson will drive new business efforts for PlainID as it looks to expand its footprint in the region. In addition to building out the sales team, he will coordinate business development efforts with partner and marketing teams.
Hodkinson is a highly successful and experienced executive leader, having held sales and leadership positions at Courion, Sun Microsystems, Transmit Security, Arkose Labs and ForgeRock where he was instrumental in building ForgeRock’s brand and revenue growth leading to a successful IPO. His career has been distinguished by leading high performing teams in both hyper growth and mature technology organisations.
“It is an exciting time to be joining PlainID, especially as the wider authorisation space is growing so rapidly,” said Hodkinson. “PlainID’s dynamic approach to authorisation offers organisations peace of mind when securing their digital environments. I look forward to utilising this market growth trajectory to establish a European community of customers that recognise the relevance of authorisation.”
“This appointment represents a significant milestone in PlainID’s journey as the market leader in authorisation”, noted Tom Ammirati, Chief Revenue Officer at PlainID. “Stuart is a well known and highly respected executive leader in the Identity and Security industries across Europe. His appointment demonstrates PlainID’s commitment to serving our customers and partners across Europe. We are beyond excited to have Stuart join our leadership team.”