PlainID appoints Stuart Hodkinson as VP for EMEA to Drive Growth in the Region

LONDON, TEL AVIV and NEW YORK, 6 June, 2023 – 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.” 


About PlainID

PlainID Inc. The Authorisation Company™, is the recognised leader in Authorisation as a Service powered by Policy Based Access Control (PBAC). PlainID’s simple, straightforward solution to authorisation management enables organisations to create, manage and enforce  authorisation policies across an enterprise. By securely connecting identities to digital assets via PlainID Authorisers, firms can meet the digital demands of user journeys, enable zero trust architectures and provide data security. The PlainID Authorisation Platform enables rapid business growth by connecting new and legacy technologies with the latest and most advanced authorisation features. 


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