CloudKnox Named Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

SUNNYVALE, California – () – CloudKnox Security, a provider of authorization management platforms for hybrid and multi-cloud environments, was selected as one of the “Technology Pioneers 2021” by the World Economic Forum. The company has built the leading company in the industry Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) Platform that provides full visibility, automated remediation and continuous monitoring of permissions and permissions for all cloud infrastructure identities and resources.

The World Economic Forum technology pioneers are young companies from all over the world that are in the early growth phase and are engaged in the use of new technologies and innovations that will have a significant impact on the economy and society.

“We are proud to be part of the World Economic Forum’s technology pioneers cohort,” said Balaji Parimi, CEO and founder of CloudKnox. “With the increase in remote work around the world, attack vectors on companies in the cloud have increased, and organizations are often unaware of the vulnerabilities in their cloud infrastructure. I look forward to working with executives in the public and private sectors. “To develop innovative ideas that will help global companies stay one step ahead of cybercriminals.”

CloudKnox research has shown that 7 out of 10 CISOs within the Fortune 500 are looking for CIEM solutions to solve critical problems in managing cloud permissions. In response to this urgent need, the company has made its platform available to companies in the financial, insurance, healthcare, pharmaceutical, utilities, consumer and technology industries. Such a bump underscores that the CloudKnox platform offers the scalability, openness, reliability, and automation required to deliver instant value to global businesses.

“We are excited to welcome CloudKnox to our 2021 cohort of technology pioneers,” said Susan Nesbitt, leader of the Global Innovators Community, World Economic Forum. “CloudKnox and its pioneers are developing technologies that can help society solve some of its most pressing problems. We look forward to your contribution to the World Economic Forum in its commitment to improving the state of the world. ”

This year’s cohort marks the 21st anniversary of the Tech Pioneer community and includes representatives from 26 economies on six continents, and for the first time in community history, over 30% of the cohort is led by women. In the past, the World Economic Forum has selected top companies such as Airbnb, Cyberdyne, Spotify, Twitter and Bloom Energy as part of its cohorts; This year, 2021 tech pioneer companies are shaping the future by advancing technologies like AI, IoT, robotics, blockchain, biotechnology and many more. The full list of technology pioneers can be found Here.

With her selection as a technology pioneer, Parimi will participate in World Economic Forum activities, events and discussions. CloudKnox will also contribute to forum initiatives and work with global market leaders to address key industry and societal issues. To learn more about the CloudKnox approach, which enables companies to enforce minimum privilege and implementation of the Zero Trust Architecture in their hybrid and multi-cloud environments, please visit

About CloudKnox

CloudKnox Security is the only cloud security platform designed from the ground up to help monitor and manage identities, actions and resources in hybrid and multi-cloud environments using patented activity-based authorization technology. With an expandable single platform, CloudKnox is changing the way companies implement least privilege and zero trust architecture for their hybrid and multi-cloud environments. CloudKnox is based in Sunnyvale, California.

About the World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum, dedicated to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The forum engages politicians, business leaders and other community leaders to shape global, regional and industrial agendas. (

About the technology pioneers

The World Economic Forum believes that innovation is critical to the future well-being of society and to promoting economic growth. Launched in 2000, Technology pioneer Community consists of early-stage and growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and use of new technologies and innovations and which will have a significant impact on the economy and society.

The World Economic Forum provides a platform for the technology pioneer community to connect with public and private sector leaders and contribute new solutions to overcome the current crisis and build future resilience.