KnowBe4 General Counsel Alicia Dietzen Honored as Business Observer 40 Under 40 Award Winner for 2021
TAMPA, Florida, October 8, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and phishing simulation platform, announced that its General Counsel, Alicia Dietzen, was awarded by the Business Observer for its 40 Under 40 Awards 2021.
Each year, the Business Observer selects 40 people under the age of 40 from the Gulf Coast business community. Carefully selected from nominations and original reports, these individuals represent the best and brightest of Tampa To Naples.
In selecting this year’s winners, the newspaper’s editors sought out candidates who are entrepreneurial, even if they don’t own their own businesses.
“I am honored to have been selected as one of the top professionals under 40 in Florida among the many professionals who were vying for this recognition, ”said Dietzen. “When I started at KnowBe4, I was the first and only internal legal advisor; therefore, hard work, innovation and creativity was not a choice, but a necessity. In addition to having to build the legal department of the company from scratch, I also had the opportunity to help prepare the company for its series of investment rounds, its global expansion efforts. and its IPO. As a legal professional, I hope to inspire other ambitious young professionals who are determined to achieve their goals and excel in their careers. ”
“Many publications make similar lists every year,” says Kat Hughes, editor-in-chief of Business Observer. “We wanted our list to stand out as a group of young professionals who aren’t afraid to take ownership and risk in their business. They are ready to try new things and put their ideas into practice. For us, that is what it is. means being a business leader, and we believe these 40 people embody that spirit. “
About 40 Under 40
Starting in June of each year, the Business Observer accepts applications to begin its search for 40 candidates under the age of 40. Over the next three months, the newspaper’s editors sort through the applications and seek out other people who represent the next generation of Gulf Coast business leaders. The special issue comes out in October and is available in print and online at BusinessObserverFL.com/spotlight/40-under-40-2021.
The Business Observer is a weekly business journal – with its website, BusinessObserverFL.com – for business leaders from Tampa To Naples. It covers business news, trends, entrepreneurs and CEOs.
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest phishing simulation and security awareness training platform, is used by more than 41,000 organizations worldwide. Founded by an IT and data security specialist, Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new school approach to security awareness training. Kevin Mitnick, an internationally renowned cybersecurity specialist and Chief Hacking Officer of KnowBe4, helped design KnowBe4 training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations rely on KnowBe4 to engage their end users as their last line of defense.
Amanda tarantino, KnowBe4, 7277484221, [email protected]