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Company Recognized for Creating Groundbreaking Products in IT Channel

SHORT HILLS, N.J. – November 13, 2023Cranium, the leading enterprise AI security and trust software firm, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Cranium to its 2023 Stellar Startups list in the AI/Machine Learning Tools category. This annual list, previously known as CRN Emerging Vendors, recognizes fast-rising technology manufacturers committed to delivering leading-edge solutions that propel innovation and growth in the IT channel.

Companies on the 2023 Stellar Startups list are all six years old or younger. They are selected across categories, including artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), application development/DevOps, big data, business applications, cloud, data center, Internet of Things (IoT), networking/unified communications, security and storage.

Cranium is the leading enterprise AI security and trust software firm. As an AI-first company, Cranium’s software is custom-built. It uses AI to identify and address the gap between data science and cybersecurity teams by providing a single source of truth for the organization’s AI and the security and compliance risks of their vendors’ AI. Cranium works with organizations in health sciences, financial services, consumer packaged goods, and retail, enabling them to understand everywhere that AI is impacting their systems, data, or services. Cranium’s offerings include its enterprise software platform for visibility and rapid time-to-value and the Cranium AI Card, recognized for its ease of integration and share-ability.

The technology vendors featured on the CRN 2023 Stellar Startups list have a deep understanding of the unique needs of the IT industry, enabling solution providers to overcome complicated market challenges, increase bottom-line revenue, and deliver solutions that will ensure the IT channel’s continued success.

“With the 2023 Stellar Startups list, CRN spotlights emerging technology vendors creating groundbreaking products that support customer and solution provider success in the ever-changing IT channel,” said Jennifer Follett, vice president of U.S. Content and Executive Editor of CRN at The Channel Company. “As a trusted industry resource, the Stellar Startups list empowers solution providers with exclusive insights into the latest cutting-edge IT channel technologies.”

“We are honored to be recognized by CRN as an innovation leader in artificial intelligence and machine learning,” said Jonathan Dambrot, CEO and Co-Founder of Cranium. “AI is being implemented into every business process. This award is a testament that we provide our customers and partners with value by ensuring that AI systems properly handle vital resources, such as health, financial and consumer data, to meet compliance and regulations, and ensure that AI is secure and trustworthy.”

The CRN 2023 Stellar Startups list will be featured in the December 2023 issue of CRN Magazine and online at

About Cranium

Cranium is the leading enterprise AI security and trust software firm, enabling organizations to gain visibility, security, and compliance across their AI and GenAI systems. Organizations can map, monitor, and manage their AI/ML environments against adversarial threats without interrupting how teams train, test, and deploy their AI models through its Cranium Enterprise software platform. The Cranium platform also allows organizations to quickly gather and share information about the trustworthiness and compliance of their AI models with their third parties, clients, and regulators. Incubated and funded in stealth inside of KPMG Studio, Cranium helps cybersecurity and data science teams understand that AI impacts their systems, data, or services everywhere. Secure your AI at Cranium.AI.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by nearly 40 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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