Number of employees
|280 (as of 2017)|
Gigya offers a customer identity management platform for managing profiles, preference, opt-in and consent settings. Gigya's technology is used by many corporations including Fox, Forbes, Repsol, Toyota, Bose, RTL Netherlands, Campbells, Fairfax Media, Wacom, ASOS, and Turner. Gigya offers an identity management platform for businesses which includes products for customized registration, social login, user profile and preference management, user engagement and loyalty, and integrations with third-party marketing and services platforms.
Gigya was founded in Tel Aviv, Israel in 2006. Patrick Salyer became CEO in March 2011. Gigya has worked with SAP Hybris since 2013. As of November 2014, Gigya had raised $104M from Intel Capital, Benchmark Capital, Mayfield Fund, First Round Capital, Advance Publications (parent company of Condé Nast), DAG Ventures, Common Fund Capital, Vintage Investment Partners, and Greenspring Associates. Software maker Adobe Systems is also an investor. In a 2017 press release, Gigya was named leader in "The Forrester Wave: Customer Identity And Access Management, Q2 2017." 
2014 hacking incident
On 27 November 2014, the Syrian Electronic Army hijacked the gigya.com domain by changing its DNS configuration at the domain registrar directly, outside of Gigya's system and control. Shortly after the incident, the CEO of Gigya, Patrick Salyer confirmed the news officially on Gigya's blog stating that no data was compromised, and that the issue had been resolved within an hour of Gigya identifying the issue. The next day, on 28 November 2014, the Syrian Electronic Army issued a statement taking responsibility for the attack.
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