2020 January 20, Washington, D.C.

Axon Global announces that Gene Fredriksen, CISO of PSCU, “former CISO of the Year” and author of “The CISO Journey”, has nominated Axon Global CEO, Israel Martinez for the 2020 Global Technology Executives Who Matter Award for Courageous Leadership in working with Board Directors. Gene’s nomination stated, “[Martinez] gained national recognition when the U.S. Secret Service Office of Strategic Intelligence nominated him as a NACD©, Top 100 Director for his leadership in cybersecurity and cyber enterprise risk management. Martinez has taken that to a new level by creating an innovative and effective model for reducing cybersecurity cost and risk across the enterprise with preemptive strategies…with one customer [confidential] Axon used Boardroom Preemptive Risk Management© strategies…. broke traditional defense-in-depth norms;… surpassed ROI expectations as well as outdated risk management performance metrics, and simultaneously preempted a sophisticated cyberattack.”