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Ping Identity, the globally renowned intelligent identity solutions provider for enterprises, has announced the addition of Jason Wolf as the company’s new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Wolf is a highly accomplished sales leader, who in his most recent role as Chief Revenue Officer at SAP, oversaw the company’s Spend Management and Network line of business. Jason Wolf will oversee Ping Identity’s global team of worldwide sales and revenue, channels, customer success, operations and enablement, leveraging his in-depth experience with go-to-market strategy, sales performance, customer success and operations of global field organizations. Transformation to cloud-based solutions Jason Wolf has worked closely to develop channel partners, leading to successful transformation to cloud-based solutions In addition to his global experience, Jason Wolf has also worked closely to develop channel partners in prior roles, leading to successful transformation to cloud-based solutions. “Jason Wolf brings critical global experience to our sales organization, having managed and lived in multiple regions around the world,” said Kris Nagel, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Ping Identity. Identity and access management Kris Nagel adds, “His unique background of global sales leadership and go-to-market strategy will help accelerate our cloud initiatives and channel priorities, helping to fuel international growth. Everyone here is excited to welcome Jason to the team.” “Identity and access management is essential to keeping people and businesses secure in the digital world,” said Jason Wolf, Ping Identity’s new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Streamlined digital experiences for customers Jason Wolf adds, “The identity and access management industry is primed for growth and innovation. I'm excited to join a company that has the historical knowledge of working with the world’s most complex enterprises, paired with the appetite to continue delivering the most streamlined and exceptional digital experiences for its customers.”
Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, welcomed Peter Burke as the new Senior Vice President of Research and Development. Burke is a highly accomplished business leader with a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) and more than 25 years of technology experience spanning Silicon Valley start-ups to multinational organizations. Burke will drive product strategy and development across all Ping solutions, helping to further accelerate identity security and make access management simple for businesses and the consumers they serve. Digital customer experiences “Peter brings a strong mix of R&D and business leadership success,” said Kris Nagel, chief operating officer at Ping Identity. “He is a visionary technologist with extensive experience in cloud-based enterprise software development. I look forward to working with him to accelerate Ping’s product capabilities and improve digital customer experiences around the world.” Burke was most recently Executive Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Neustar Burke was most recently Executive Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Neustar, where he spearheaded R&D, service delivery, and IT with a global team across eight locations. He joined Neustar from Arris, where he was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Global Video Systems business, serving Tier 1 telecommunication and cable operators around the world. Frictionless digital experiences Burke has also held executive management positions at InQuira, a leader in the Knowledge Management space (acquired by Oracle), Convergys Corp., and Ceon (acquired by Convergys). “Identity is at the center of keeping people and businesses secure in the digital world,” said Burke. “I’m excited to join Ping at such a transformational time and to further enable the world’s leading organizations with solutions that empower their employees, partners, and customers with personalized, frictionless digital experiences.”
Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, announces the launch of its revamped Global Partner Program, which provides Ping Identity’s extensive network of global technology and channel partners with the tools, resources and technology to grow their business and ensure the success of their customers. There is a booming demand for tailored identity and access management solutions as enterprises continue to expedite their digital transformation initiatives. In a predominantly remote work environment, businesses require turnkey solutions to simplify migration across cloud, SaaS and on-premises data centers and address the realities of hybrid IT environments. Global systems integrators Ping is refining its partner programs to better serve and address the challenges its community currently faces. “Our partners are critical to the foundation, health and long-term success of Ping Identity and are essential to our mission in driving the identity-defined security revolution,” said Kris Nagel, Chief Operating Officer at Ping Identity. Partners are able to receive additional benefits via a tiered program “Expanding and deepening our collective efforts with our global strategic alliance and channel partners allows us to continue to innovate and bring comprehensive IAM solutions to the enterprise.” Ping Identity’s Channel Program has long enabled solution providers, resellers, managed service providers (MSPs) and global systems integrators (GSIs) to grow their business. Now, partners are able to receive additional benefits via a tiered program that recognizes organizations’ strengths and encourages growth via Ping investments. Premier identity verification Partners can expect financial, sales, technical and marketing investments designed to provide positive business impact. As part of the Channel Program, Ping Identity is launching Delivery Approved, a new program with four levels of earned designations that reward partners for making a significant investment of time and resources in building a sustainable Ping consulting practice. By earning a Delivery Approved designation, an organization can earn a formal identification as a preferred Ping Identity delivery partner and trusted advisor. It also provides partners with access to a Ping Identity partner delivery manager, technical enablement support and partner marketing resources. “We look forward to continuing our strategic partnership with Ping Identity as we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing our customers with the premier identity verification and access management services,” said Lorraine Worrall, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at ProofID. Providing greater security The revamped program provides Ping’s customers with access to additional comprehensive “Ping and ProofID have together delivered value for businesses with diverse needs and are eager to continue to play a fundamental role through Delivery Approved to further advancing these businesses’ outcomes and in driving measured growth.” Additionally, Ping Identity has expanded its Strategic Alliance Program, enabling further collaboration with top-tier technology companies. The revamped program provides Ping’s customers with access to additional comprehensive, cross-application integrated IAM solutions as well as the opportunity to leverage existing infrastructure investments to provide greater security and convenience to their identity platform. “To address today’s IT environment’s increasing challenges of security threats and data privacy concerns, our customers need flexible and scalable security solutions to truly achieve a Zero Trust model,” said Harry Gould, SVP WW Partners at SailPoint. “We know that our joint work with Ping Identity will provide these leading businesses with the AI-driven governance and security that can be effectively deployed across cloud, on-premises, and hybrid environments.”
Ping Identity, the globally renowned intelligent identity solutions provider for the enterprise, has announced that Candace Worley has joined the company’s leadership team as Global Chief Poduct Officer. Worley brings over 25 years of enterprise strategy and product development experience from some of the largest names in the technology sector. At Ping Identity, Worley will be responsible for advancing the global product vision, pushing technical product innovation efforts and bringing the company’s premier identity solutions to market. Cloud infrastructure expert Worley hails from Amazon Web Services (AWS) where she most recently led the enterprise strategists and vertical marketing teams. Additionally, she developed enterprise level messaging, marketing plans, and industry insights that help customers accelerate time to value for their cloud transformation projects. Prior to joining AWS, Worley held key product management and chief technologist roles at McAfee and Intel Security. There she served as GM, Chief Technologist, and VP, driving thought leadership and advancing technical innovation in McAfee security solutions, and led a sales specialist team responsible for evangelising Security Operations Center (SOC) solutions. Digital customer identity transformation solutions Candace has deep expertize in enterprise security strategy and an acute understanding of the innovations" “Candace has deep expertize in enterprise security strategy and an acute understanding of the innovations that businesses require to drive digital customer identity transformation, large enterprise hybrid IT models and workforce enablement in the new economy,” said Kris Nagel, Chief Operating Officer at Ping Identity. Kris adds, “As Ping Identity remains focused on the identity-defined security revolution, Candace’s product development leadership will be critical in evolving the company’s product suite and ensuring secure and trusted identity authentication is ubiquitous.” Trusted identity solutions “Identity is now the foundation of all things digital,” said Candace Worley, Chief Product Officer, Ping Identity. He adds, “Ping’s commitment to guaranteeing that all digital transactions are as secure in the digital world as they are in the physical world stands out as the type of mission that gets me excited. I’m looking forward to progressing Ping’s goals and pioneering enhanced digital, contactless and mobile product capabilities.”
Ping Identity, a provider of Identity Defined Security, has announced the addition of two new executives to its leadership team. Kris Nagel joins as Chief Operating Officer and Ed Roberto joins as General Manager, Cloud Software. Both Kris and Ed bring many years of experience growing top-tier technology companies to their new roles. Prior to joining Ping, Kris served as CEO of Vindicia, a SaaS-based subscription management platform for Fortune 1000 consumer-facing enterprises and subsidiary of Amdocs. His experience is centred on helping fast-moving technology companies work toward organizational scale and revenue growth. With a diverse background spanning operations, engineering and sales, Kris has worked for tech leaders like Apple, CSG, Portal Software (which was acquired by Oracle), and SS8 Networks. Leveraging his deep technology knowledge and well-rounded perspective, Kris will oversee all aspects of Ping’s go-to-market strategy, including product, sales, and marketing. Experienced Advisor To Tech Companies With more than 30 years of experience in technology, software and strategy, Ed has a history of advising disruptive technology companies as they focus efforts on achieving significant growth. Most recently, he served as an advisor to the Bahrain Economic Development Board, as well as to Techstars. Kris and Ed bring invaluable technology expertise and growth acumen to our organisation This is in addition to holding multiple CEO and leadership positions with organizations, including Webscale, a provider of cloud-based monitoring, acceleration and scaling for high availability applications, and also Collective Intellect, a venture-backed, social media monitoring and analytics platform acquired by Oracle in 2012. Creating Consistent Identity Security Experience As GM for the company’s software business unit, Ed will help ensure Ping meets the needs of its enterprise customers looking to modernize their identity infrastructure, adopt the cloud and create a consistent identity security experience across a multi-generational IT environment. “Kris and Ed bring invaluable technology expertise and growth acumen to our organization. With them on our already strong leadership team, we’re better positioned to accelerate our delivery of innovative intelligent identity security solutions to our customers,” shared Andre Durand, CEO of Ping Identity.