Skyscanner’s Gareth Williams takes stake in web security specialist My1Login

Skyscanner’s Gareth Williams takes stake in web security specialist My1Login

Skyscanner founder and chief executive Gareth Williams has taken a stake in online identity specialist technology My1Login.

Also based in Scotland – Glasgow Where Skyscanner has an office as well as its HQ in Edinburgh, My1Login recently announced raising £1.3m from a consortium of private and public sector investors.

Williams said: “It’s been fantastic to see My1Login grow and gain so much traction with large enterprise customers.

“I can see the same passion and dedication in the guys at My1Login that I saw in my own team. My1Login are perfectly placed to be the European leader in identity and access management and I’m excited to be involved in the next stage of their growth”.

Mike Newman, chief executive of My1Login added: “I have long admired Skyscanner as a company and Gareth as a role model for building a hugely-successful global technology business.

“We feel honoured to attract investment from the co-founder of one of Scotland’s unicorn companies.

“As a global technology leader, Gareth’s support of our growth validates our market-leading single sign-on solution that eradicates passwords, improves employee productivity and eliminates the risk of data breaches.”

My1Login also announced recently that Scottish Water Business Stream has become a major enterprise customer. In addition, Salesforce – the global leader in CRM software – has become a strategic partner of My1Login.

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