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Leadership, Change, And The Art Of Adaptation

As a CEO, I’ve learned that one thing is certain (besides death and taxes) — change. It’s a universal truth for tech leaders because all of us are either in a position of driving disruption or attempting to protect the status quo in a changing environment. And, to complicate matters […]

The Power of Identity at Navigate Sydney ‘18

We’re kicking off Navigate Sydney this week ‘down under’ and this year, our event is bigger than ever before. In fact, our attendees enjoyed our conference in Sydney so much last year that they asked us for an extra day. So, we delivered! For the next two days, we’ll be […]

Looking Back on Nine Years as a Best Place to Work

Nine. That’s the number of consecutive years SailPoint has been named one of Austin’s best places to work by the Austin Business Journal. We’ve gone from a scrappy startup to a global, public company, and it’s an honor to see that our team members continue to love working at SailPoint, […]

Mark McClain, Navigate ’18 and Identity’s Big Trends Ahead

We have a big week ahead, and I’m thrilled to be at the sixth SailPoint identity governance conference, Navigate ’18, this week at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin. This is my third-year attending Navigate, and it’s always a time filled with interesting discussion, panels, and keynotes about the current […]

Innovation that Cuts Through the Clutter

If you’ve spent any time with me (or anyone else at SailPoint for that matter), you’ve heard me reference our core values, also known as the ‘Four I’s’. These values run deep in our company, and I believe they have been significant contributors to our success. Each of these values […]

Taking An Outside-In Approach To Building Your Business

Building a business can be exciting, full of coffee-fueled late nights in front of the whiteboard and light-bulb moments in the shower. But before you get caught up in the whirlwind of creating the next great tech company with visions of unicorns dancing in your head, it’s wise to take […]

The CEO Book Club: Paving a Path to Business Success

Being successful is both a science and an art, whether in business or in your personal life. There are many well-defined approaches to strategy that I have learned from my reading, but increasingly, it is the human element that often separates the long-term winners from the long-term losers in both […]

How Corporate Culture Can Make (Or Break) Your Organization

As the entrepreneurial bug bites more people and money floods into technology startups, the buzz about company culture continues to get louder. Whether it’s nap pods, private chefs, indoor tree houses or over-the-top parties, tech companies are pulling out all of the stops in hopes of creating the coolest corporate […]