Opinión de Mark

Reflection and the Power of Putting Down the iPhone

For many professionals, the challenge of work/life balance is a constant struggle. In today’s digital age, it has become increasingly difficult to turn ourselves “off” or to be completely unavailable during vacations or holidays (for those of us who even try take these days off!). On average, US employees fail […]

Lessons Learned from Founding Two Successful Startups

One of my favorite professional activities is mentoring fellow entrepreneurs, but to date, I’ve primarily focused on helping the local Austin tech community grow. As SailPoint has grown into a global company, I’ve embraced technology to enable a one-to-many connection with our team around the world, and have decided to […]

Sailing into the Future of IAM

In case you haven’t seen the press release, today SailPoint announced that Thoma Bravo has entered into an agreement to make a significant equity investment in SailPoint. Thoma Bravo is one of the most successful technology investment firms in the world, and has been providing support to promising businesses and […]

5 Years in a Row: SailPoint a Best Place to Work!

The annual Austin Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” awards were recently announced and, once again, SailPoint ranked among the best companies to work for in Austin. I’m particularly proud of this award because it’s based solely on employee sentiment, and it validates our belief that we’ve created an environment […]

2013: The Future of IAM is Now

It’s hard to believe that once again, it’s time to reflect on the past year and look ahead to 2013. 2012 was an incredible year for SailPoint – one that saw us both achieve significant milestones in the company’s growth and allowed us to build an even stronger foundation for […]

Bursting at the Seams: Exciting News about SailPoint’s New Headquarters

This week marks a significant milestone in the history of SailPoint – one that my cofounders, Kevin Cunningham and Jackie Gilbert, and I could have only imagined when we founded the company. I’m happy to say that after several office expansions and some creative “people-cramming” solutions in Austin, we officially […]

Having Fun, While Doing Good at the Annual Austin Cup

One of SailPoint’s top priorities is to serve as an example of a successful company that is socially aware. It’s an easy mission because our entire company is committed to helping out with local charities. This is something that I am truly passionate about because it not only helps the […]

Through the Looking Glass: IdM in 2012

I don’t know about you, but this is my favorite time of year. Beyond the hustle and bustle and joy of the holiday season, I enjoy this time of year in business because of what it means: a time to reflect on the previous year, the rush to close out […]

SailPoint Recognized as a Leader in Identity Governance

Throughout my 20+ years in the tech industry, I’ve seen many examples of technology renaissance, where solutions that were “cutting edge” yesterday are superseded by new and innovative approaches. Market needs change. And let’s face it – we get smarter. When we founded SailPoint more than 5 years ago, we […]

2011: Incorporating Business into IdM (Finally!)

If you can believe it, I’m already fielding questions about my prediction for 2011. As customers start planning for next year, they want to know where to focus and what to look for. I know the IdM industry has long-talked about the holy grail of bridging IT and business (or […]