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Aaron Finnis, Information Security Manager at Beach Energy (ASX:BPT) has over 15 years of experience in cyber security. Aaron specialises in large scale cyber security transformation – typically working with organisations that don’t already have an established cyber security capability. For the past three years, he has been working to rapidly establish a modern cyber security capability at Beach Energy to support and enable major growth and increasing public profile of the company. This has include migrating from a traditional network perimeter-based approach to security, to a modern identity centric zero trust model. As part of his role Aaron has worked with the Board, Executive Team and across organisational units to establish greater cyber risk awareness and support for change and investment.
Aaron is committed to making security accessible and understandable across all areas of the organisation bringing a solid business acumen, to a classically technical field. In the years prior to working at Beach he worked for six years as the inaugural Chief Information Security Officer at Flinders University in South Australia. Aaron regularly contributes to conferences and local security events, including presenting for the Australian Cyber Security Centre. He holds several industry recognised certifications including Certified Information Security Management (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Aaron also holds both Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Diploma of Management the Australian Institute of Management.
Adam Creaney brings over 8 years of experience to the Global Partner solutions team at SailPoint. Adam works with industry leading technology partners to architect and implement integrated solutions for the SailPoint Identity Security platform, while also leading the certification, testing, support and maintenance efforts for the partner community.
With more than 19 years of healthcare experience in IT product marketing and development, Alison Haughton has expertise in PHI data security for cloud-based, digital health solutions and SaaS platforms.
Prior to SailPoint, Ali served in a series of senior product marketing and leadership roles at IMS Health (now IQVIA), Harvard Medical School, Parexel, and a variety of early-stage healthcare companies implementing health IT cybersecurity solutions for global enterprise healthcare customers across the provider, government, pharma, and payer markets.Ali holds an M.A./M.S. from Tufts University School of Medicine-Emerson College, MPH coursework from Boston University School of Medicine, and a B.A. from American University.
Amber Miles is a highly proficient expert in healthcare identity. In her current role at SailPoint, she works directly with healthcare provider organizations all over the world, helping them apply identity governance to reduce cybersecurity and compliance risks while improving IT and operational efficiencies.
Prior to joining SailPoint, she spent nearly 20 years working for various healthcare provider organizations across the U.S. Amber is results-oriented and possesses a long track record of successfully managing highly complex enterprise-wide initiatives.
Andrew Cameron is an Enterprise Architect for Identity and Access Management at General Motors. His responsibilities include Defining the Strategy and Roadmap of their IAM technology platforms and ensuring architectural quality of the many initiatives that implement their IAM strategy. He is also leading several initiatives that will enable the next generation of GM’s Customer Experiences that leverage Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) technologies as the core element of the solution.
Andrew Moore is the newest member of SailPoint’s Product leadership team. As Director of IDN, SaaS Platform and AI Product groups, he’s focused on harnessing the power of data, automation, and our developer ecosystem to unlock intelligent identity security at scale. With a breadth of experience ranging from IoT data architecture to global marketplace design, he’s sailed the seven seas of Identity. He’s a proud Austinite, avid runner, and believes that a taco per day leads to eternal optimism.
Barak Kaufman joined SailPoint with the recent acquisition of our exciting new SaaS Management solution. He was previously CEO & Co-Founder of the acquired company, Intello. Prior to that, he was an investor at Insight Venture Partners, a global software venture capital fund based in NYC.
Throughout his career, Barak has worked with CIOs, CISOs, and Heads of IT at the fastest growing companies in the world with an early view of SaaS and technology trends impacting their day-to-day. Barak’s work with the impressive IT teams at companies including Epic Games, Peloton, Toast, and hundreds more, has given him a deep perspective on what it takes for IT to take on the future of identity security.
Becky Harmonson is SailPoint’s Senior Manager of Company Culture and Employee Experience. Becky has been at SailPoint for over seven years in multiple roles from field marketing to culture and communications to now overseeing everything all things culture at SailPoint. Becky is a SailPoint staple and has been formative in building out the culture at SailPoint to embody the company’s “Four I Values.” Becky is also a formative presence in guiding SailPoint’s philanthropic efforts and recently received her Diversity, Inclusion and. Belonging certification through LinkedIn.
Ben is the SailPoint EMEA Marketing Platform Director, working across the region he supports the local SailPoint teams, partners, and customers in helping define their strategy and adoption of an integrated Identity Governance platform. He also works closely with product management and the CTO office in inputting future product development.
With over 25 years experience in the software industry; where he has led teams, in the development and implementation of complex IT Security solutions in areas such as; Access Management, Identity Management, Data Governance, and Database, etc. across multiple verticals.
Ben has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Middle East, Africa & America through his work responsibilities. He has spoken at numerous events on matters such as Security, Identity Governance, and various related privacy issues.
Blake Bowen is a Senior Solution Architect at SailPoint specializing in IdentityIQ implementations. He has over 9 years of experience gathering requirements, designing product customizations, and giving general IDM and software development advice.
Brad Bazemore is a Product Manager for SailPoint’s SaaS Platform. He leads the workflows and connectivity development experience. Before joining SailPoint he was a PM and engineer in cyber security and robotics. In his free time, he enjoys camping, rock climbing, scuba diving and bee keeping.
Candace Worley joined Ping Identity as Chief Product Officer (CPO) in May of 2020. As CPO, she is responsible for advancing global product vision, leading technical product innovation efforts and bringing the company’s identity solutions to market. Candace has over 25 years of enterprise stategy, product marketing and product development experience with leading companies including Amazon Web Services, McAfee, Intel Corporation and Mentor Graphics. She’s held a myriad of roles including individual contributor and executive positions in product management, Business Unit General Management, Product Marketing and Chief Technical Strategist.
Christian Cairney is a Professional Services Principal Solution Architect with over two decades of experience in the IAM space. Christian has a background in Network Engineering, Database Management, Application and System development across the Education and Health Sector in the UK. He has provided many tools over the years, and his keen interest in development means he is always tinkering with something. A family man, with 2 kids and a cat, he loves films, especially old ones.
Christine Whitlock is a Senior Product Manager on SailPoint’s SaaS Governance (IdentityNow) Product Management Team. Christine is responsible for guiding the Access Request roadmap and strategy, in addition to other areas of responsibility including the Non-Employee Lifecycle Management capability. Prior to joining SailPoint, she has years of experience in the identity space at Visa and PwC.
Co Tran is a data scientist at SailPoint. With a strong background in pure & applied mathematics, he established himself as a dedicated problem solver to tackle some of the most challenging identity government problems today. He strives to deliver AI scalable, secure, intelligent, and explainable identity governance enterprise.
Colin McKibben is SailPoint’s Developer Advocate, a role dedicated to being the voice of the developer and advocating for their needs internally at SailPoint. Colin works hard to curate documentation for the Developer Portal, answer questions in the Developer Community, engage with the community to get their feedback on the product, and communicate with the product teams to make our products more developer friendly. Before joining SailPoint, Colin worked for FireEye as a Developer Advocate, Ford Motor Company as a Cloud Native Architect, and General Electric as a Product Manager. Outside of work, Colin spends his time on house renovation projects, cooking unique cuisine, playing video games, and tinkering with personal computer projects.
Dan is a Sr Director of Product and his teams are responsible for IdentityIQ and File Access Manager. Dan has several years of experience in security and financial enterprise software (more than he would like to admit); he is in his fourth year at SailPoint. He is the proud father of two wonderful kids (both off the payroll) and enjoys traveling, especially to our National Parks, with his wife of twenty eight years.
Dan Zeitz is a Director of Software Application Development for Verizon Media Group where he has worked for over 20 years and currently with a focus in Identity and Access Management leading the Enterprise Identity Engineering team. Dan is a proven team builder and problem solver working with a team pushing the envelope to build best in class Enterprise Identity systems.
Dana is a SailPoint Distinguished Sales Engineer and Lead Sales Liaison for SailPoint’s Predictive Identity ‘IdentityAI’ product. Dana has over 18 years in Identity Management, having applied IGA experience in most vertical markets, including Health Care, Retail, Finance, Defense, and Higher Education. Dana’s career IAM experience spans the full breadth of IAM related responsibilities, including Software Development, Implementation, Design, Business Process Consulting, Software Sales, & Sales Engineering.
Daniel LaBarre is a founding member of the SaaS Platform Product Management, working with the team since its conception in early 2020. He currently oversees several platform features, including Search, and our new Event Trigger Service. Daniel has an analytics background, graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a statistics undergrad degree in 2019. You can catch him around Austin rock climbing along the greenbelt, hanging out with his dog and 2 cats, or playing competitive video games with his friends.
Darren Robinson is an Enterprise Principal Identity Management Architect with over 20 years of experience designing and implementing complex identity solutions for global enterprises and government organizations.
Darren specializes in technical sales, holistic strategy, detailed design, roadmap and implementation of On-Premise, Hybrid, and Cloud Identity and Access Management solutions across all industry verticals.
David Higgins is EMEA Technical Director. Since joining CyberArk in 2010, Higgins has worked to help the world’s leading , and most complex , organizations secure and protect their privileged access. Today he works with clients to advise on threats associated with privileged escalation, lateral movement and credential theft, as well as discussing best practices and driving innovation around privileged management processes.
As Director Technology Alliance and Partner Marketing, David is responsible for driving the joint marketing and go to market strategy with SailPoint’s most strategic integration and reseller partnerships. With over 25 years’ experience as a technology marketing professional and leader in the software and security space, David brings extensive background and experience having led a number of product and partner marketing initiatives for such industry leaders as SonicWall, Dell, BMC and Citrix. David joined SailPoint in January of 2018 and is passionate about furthering SailPoint’s customer experience by enhancing their security and IT infrastructure through our trusted partnerships.
Doug Fierro has over 15 years experience in product management designing and delivering enterprise software B2B solutions across a variety of market verticals and organization sizes ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
Doug joined SailPoint in 2018 and led early efforts to deliver SailPoint’s first cloud governance offering for IdentityIQ as well as build a new product platform team. He currently leads product management for Cloud Access Management, part of SailPoint’s cloud access governance solution that supports AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform and is integrated with SailPoint IGA product offerings.
Erik Huckle has extensive experience in designing and delivering enterprise software solutions. He has a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas. Erik is currently a Senior Product Manager at SailPoint responsible for developing Access Modeling product capabilities. Prior to joining SailPoint, he led the building of Amazon One for Amazon’s Go Team. Erik also spent 6.5 years in the Marine Corps Infantry.
Frank Briguglio, CISSP, serves at SailPoint as the Global Public Sector Strategist. Mr. Briguglio is a recognized thought leader and seasoned cybersecurity professional with more than 24 years of experience in identity, credentialing, and access management. He has extensive knowledge of U.S. Government Security and Compliance Standards, and hands on experience in designing, implementing, and managing identity-centric security solutions.
George Kroger has been a change-agent, team builder, and proponent of continuous improvement throughout a career spanning over 20 years. Agile/Scrum coaching has been a large part of George’s focus for the last 8 years. Working for ahatis, a full service consulting company with an emphasis on Identity Management, George has worked with Verizon Media to put together a first-class IDM development team.
Gianni Aiello is a Director of Identity Strategy & Evangelism at SailPoint, where he leads a team of individuals that support the creation and evangelism of SailPoint Corporate and Product Strategy. Gianni has 10 years of experiences in identity and access management with the majority of that time spent as a product leader. Across his career he has matured products, brought new products to market, including SailPoint’s AI services, and also led product integration of acquired technologies. Prior to SailPoint he worked at Bazaarvoice, a global SaaS provider of social commerce applications for e-commerce sites.
Grady Summers has held technology and leadership positions for over 20 years and now serves as the Executive Vice President of Product at SailPoint. Grady will be responsible for driving SailPoint’s technology roadmap and solution strategy, ensuring strong and consistent execution across SailPoint’s identity portfolio. Most recently, Grady was the Executive Vice President of Products and Customer Success at FireEye. In his two roles before that, Grady was a Principal at Ernst and Young, helping to lead the firm’s information security practice, and the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at General Electric, overseeing a massive global cybersecurity organization.
Hanan has spent the last decade, more or less, tackling Data Classification and Access Governance challenges, and joined SailPoint in 2015 as part of that journey.
The most rewarding part of my job is helping our customers navigate the rough seas of Identity Security, and develop strategies to protect what’s most important to them.
Hans-Robert Vermeulen has been in the Governance and Identity & Access Management market for over 20 years with focus ranging from consultancy and advisory work to technical pre-sales and management roles working with SMBs to enterprise organizations. He is currently an Identity Strategist for SailPoint responsible for building up the EMEA Growth Markets region, covering Benelux, Nordics, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa territories. Previously, Hans-Robert was responsible for the initial launch and enablement of SailPoint’s SaaS services in EMEA, leading a team of SaaS specialists. He is based in the Netherlands and in his spare time, enjoys nature, cabinet making, photography, good food and good wine.
Hari Patel serves as a technical lead in the successful design, configuration, engineering and delivery of SailPoint’s IdentityNow cloud application for clients. He is also responsible for the mentoring and development of junior resources within the SaaS Professional Services team, as well as the development of Services processes to improve product deliverability.
Heather Gantt-Evans is SailPoint’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Heather will design SailPoint’s next-generation cyber strategy to decrease risk and exposure points across the business and increase collaboration between teams.
Heather brings an impressive depth of knowledge around cyber transformation and security experience to SailPoint. She joins SailPoint from The Home Depot, where she acted as the company’s senior director of security operations and resilience. Heather was responsible for their security operations, network security, application security management, and overall vulnerability assessment in this role. Before The Home Depot, Heather held strategic security roles at Ernst & Young, Booz Allen Hamilton, and served in the U.S. Army Reserves for six years.
Heather graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in Technology Management. She is also a self-study in python, C, malware analysis, ethical hacking, and windows internals.
James Wommack has been an integral member of SailPoint’s Product Management team for over 6 years. He has led the successful introduction of SailPoint’s SaaS Access Request service in the past and is currently focused on utilizing data and machine learning to enable automation and identity security at scale. He is considered a unicorn as he was born and raised in Austin, Texas which is a rare sighting these days.
Jason Moody is a software solutions expert and technology evangelist supporting the SailPoint Technology Alliance team. He is responsible for building marketing strategy and campaigns to drive SailPoint solutions. He works directly with customers from a wide variety of industries to help them identity how technology solutions can increase workforce productivity and security. Jason has worked all over the world but calls Austin, TX home. He has been a drummer since childhood and has played over 1500 live shows.
Jeff Bounds is a Distinguished Sales Engineer at SailPoint with over 20 years of experience covering Identity Governance.
Jeremy Southerland is the product line manager for IdentityIQ and connectivity. He has been with SailPoint for six years, and before that spent time in engineering, consulting, and product management roles for the medical device and healthcare markets.
By day, Jerod Brennen (@slandail) is a storyteller, teacher, speaker, advisor, and security architect. He works as an Identity Strategy and Solutions Advisor for SailPoint.
By night, he’s a husband, father, writer, filmmaker, martial artist, musician, and gamer. It’s fair to say that he’s earned every gray hair in his beard, having spent his career fulfilling infosec roles in consulting, higher education, retail, and public utilities.
Jerod loves to share what he’s learned over the years every chance he gets: at local and regional professional meetings, at larger conferences, and online via blogs and podcasts. He has published multiple online information security courses with Pluralsight and LinkedIn Learning, and he also teaches courses in person, both domestically and internationally.
At the end of the day, Jerod just wants to help folks get one step closer to doing what they want to do securely. You can connect with Jerod on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/slandail/.
Jessica Odeyemi is a Senior Product Manager on the SaaS Platform team. Jessica manages the Teams and Slack integrations along with other platform initiatives, and is passionate about using customer-centric design to solve business challenges. Prior to joining SailPoint, she was responsible for the Business Automation SaaS platform at IBM. She also has extensive industry experience as an engineer in the energy sector. Jessica is based in Austin, TX and enjoys exploring trails, learning to drum, and trying new restaurants in the city.
Jody Paterson is a trusted advisor and cybersecurity thought leader who is a Certified Information Security Specialist (CISSP) and a Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA). Now leading product development for SailPoint Access Risk Management, Jody previously held a leadership role at KPMG and founded a company focused on automated access controls. A frequent speaker at security and industry events, Jody also has authored articles in numerous security-related publications.
Josh Morris is a Manager of Product Management for IdentityNow. He and his product team oversee all SaaS Governance Provisioning processes, as well as the end-to-end customer experience through product delivery and support. Josh has been with SailPoint for over two years and has 15 years of experience in SaaS product management, customer onboarding, and implementation on SaaS applications. Josh is a husband and father of 5. On the weekends, he can be found on his back porch attempting his best impression of Texas barbecue.
Jostine Ho is a Senior Data Scientist at SailPoint. She has a master’s degree in petroleum engineering and background in computational fluid dynamics. She also has a passion for functional innovative designs. Realizing that she could combine her deep interest in Math and Art, she transitioned to data science to be on the forefront of state-of-the-art AI.
Jostine joined SailPoint in the early stages of the company’s SaaS identity analytics product and has been focusing on applying Machine Learning & AI to solve new challenges and refine existing processes in the field of identity governance. She has successfully brought several innovations from concept to inception for use-cases in peer group analysis, automated role mining, and access recommendations.
Kaveh is the Senior Manager of Customer Success Engineering at SailPoint, and has over 13 years of experience in the Identity Governance and Administration space. He has delivered solutions to world-class institutions and some of the largest multi-national organizations across a myriad of industries and verticals. He leverages his wide range of experience and deep knowledge of SailPoint software to help ensure customer success. Kaveh’s diverse career includes positions as a System Administrator and Senior Business Analyst, in addition to work outside of IT, such as conducting psycho-physical research in the field of Neuroscience.
Kelsie Skinner joined the SailPoint team with the recent acquisition of Intello, where she was Head of Marketing. Intello is now SailPoint’s exciting new SaaS Management solution. Prior to that Kelsie led marketing at NAVIS, a well-known hospitality technology company. In her new role at SailPoint she’s working closely with CIOs and CISOs at some of the fastest growing companies in the world to predict and help shape what the future of Identity Security looks like for SaaS, and help our customers stay on the leading edge of preparedness.
Laks Venkataramiah is a Sr. Solution Architect part of SailPoint Professional Services Team, working on design and implementation of IdentityNow to different customers.
Lisa Ivy is a Cloud Deployment Engineer specializing in IdentityNow. She serves as the technical resource during IdentityNow deployments, assisting and teaching customers and partners about SaaS functionality. She has been with SailPoint for 4 years. In her time at SailPoint, Lisa has worked as a Cloud Deployment Engineer, as well as a Technical Trainer and Training Curriculum Developer for IdentityIQ and IdentityNow.
Lori Robinson is Vice President of Product and Market Strategy at SailPoint. Prior to this role, she was a Research Vice President for the Identity and Access Management team in the IT Professionals Research group at Gartner. Before her time at Gartner, she was a senior analyst at Burton Group, Lori covered the identity management market, user account provisioning, identity and access governance, and the business aspects of managing an identity management program.
Prior to joining Burton Group, she served as a project manager on Novell’s identity management project team. She had specific responsibility over integrating the identity management solution with ERP environments. She also served as a consultant at Novell and was involved in user account provisioning deployments throughout the world. At American Stores Co., Lori served as a business analyst on the ERP team. She acted as a liaison between the business and IT and helped transform business requirements into technical specifications.
Luis Romero is a Manager of Product Marketing at SailPoint with over 20 years of experience in the information security and governance space. With a focus on governing and protecting data across the enterprise he oversees SailPoint’s Identity Security portfolio. Prior to SailPoint Luis led information governance product marketing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and holds an Operations Research and Information Engineering degree from Cornell University.
In his role as CEO and Founder of SailPoint (NYSE:SAIL), Mark brings almost 35 years of experience in technology, with over 20 years as a founder and leader of innovative identity management companies. Under Mark’s direction, the company has grown into a publicly recognized leader in its market. Mark directs and drives the overall vision and strategy for SailPoint, which is underpinned by his commitment and passion for building top-performing teams, creating a collaborative and innovative work environment, and focusing continuously on the needs of customers.
Teaming is a concept that Mark promotes throughout the company: teaming with forward-thinking customers to understand their needs, with partners to ensure customer success, and ultimately within SailPoint to develop innovative, market-leading solutions. Mark is passionate about maintaining the spirit of teamwork, even as SailPoint grows its employee base and its global presence to offices around the world.
Prior to SailPoint, he co-founded Waveset Technologies, which was ultimately acquired by Sun Microsystems. Mark’s career also includes diverse experience in international sales and marketing with Hewlett-Packard and IBM/Tivoli Systems.
As SailPoint’s President of Worldwide Field Operations, Matt Mills brings over 30 years of experience in enterprise software and selling complex solutions, as well as a proven track record of leading high-growth sales organizations.
He most recently served as CEO of MapR, where he repositioned the company as an enterprise-class converged data platform, building out the sales team to keep pace with the company’s growth. Prior to that, he spent 15 years at Oracle leading two divisions within the company’s North American sales organization. While there, he was responsible for driving approximately $4.5B in business and leading an 8,000-person team.
Matthew Radcliffe has spent the past 25 years supporting the design, development and deployment of security-based software and technology products and services. Matthew has extensive experience collaborating with healthcare provider and financial payment organizations in the establishment of identity and data governance strategies.
Matthew is the Area Vice President of SailPoint’s Healthcare Business. Matthew, in collaboration with his team, is responsible for developing, communicating and executing the overall healthcare sales strategy for the company. Under Matthew’s leadership, SailPoint has established itself as the leading identity governance solution within the healthcare provider market.
Melissa Carvalho, RBC Global Cyber Security Vice President, leads the Cyber security Planning office and the bank’s Global Identity and Access Management group, a team of over 250 security professionals providing cyber solutions and services for RBC’s 86,000 employees and 17 million clients.
Melissa is a results-driven professional recognized for successfully delivering critical, high-risk initiatives for large organizations. She is known as an adept and innovative leader with extensive experience in managing all aspects of information technology, including business needs impact assessments, software development and infrastructure implementations. Melissa consistently leads and motivates individuals to maximize productivity while managing relationships with diverse stakeholder groups.
Throughout her career, Melissa has developed and implemented identity strategies to promote organizational growth and improve operational efficiency, including implementing Identity Programs at Canada’s five major banks and consulting on over 50 IAM programs across North America.Melissa is also the Canadian Ambassador for Women in Identity, a global non-profit organization focused on breaking bias to create a world where “Digital identity solutions built for everyone are built by everyone”. With Women in Identity, Melissa combines her two passions, advancing people and advancing technology. Melissa looks to bring people together and create new opportunities for a future without biases.
Melissa is an advocate for diversity and inclusion. In addition to her Women In Identity role, she is also the RBC Technology and Operations Co-lead for the LGBTQ+ leadership team. Melissa continues to promote an environment of equality for all and one where everyone is comfortable to bring their ‘true self’ to work.
In her spare time, Melissa loves to travel. She has been over 65 countries across all 7 continents.
Melody Crosby leads SailPoint’s strategic ServiceNow technology alliance. She executes innovative product development, marketing campaigns and sales initiatives addressing customer journeys into Identity Security and Digital Transformation. Melody has built and lead highly successful sales teams with a focus on solution selling, translating her sales experience into the technology partner landscape. Melody previously owned a highly successful company in Hawaii and is now based in Austin, Texas.
Menno Pieters is a Senior Solution Architect with nearly 10 years of IdentityIQ experience and 20 years of identity management experience. Furthermore, he has implemented numerous plugins, custom connectors and other integrations for IdentityIQ and IdentityNow. Menno is also a trainer for both IGA products.
Since joining SailPoint in 2014, Meredith Blanchar has been instrumental in leading Customer Success and Support practices. She firmly believes Customer Success is a mindset, not an organization. With the support of SailPoint’s customer-first culture, she has built a team of unrelenting customer advocates and programs that drive continual value to SailPoint’s ever-growing customer base and partner network.
Meredith has an extensive leadership background in customer success and a unique understanding of the voice of the customer. Prior to SailPoint, she ran customer success at CallidusCloud, a global leader in sales performance management. She has also worked in various customer success positions at Journee Software and PCOrder.
Michael Ellis is the Developer Community Manager here at SailPoint. Michael works to increase the awareness and adoption of SailPoint technologies and to ensure that our developer community has the support and resources needed to be successful throughout their journey with our products. Before joining SailPoint, Michael worked as Community manager at InfluxData and spent six years working on various open source projects and community-driven roles at Mozilla. When not working to grow, nurture and support the SailPoint community, he enjoys climbing, hiking, listening to audiobooks, and hunting down the perfect cup of coffee.
Mike Kiser is insecure. He has been this way since birth, despite holding a panoply of industry positions over the past 20 years, from the Office of the CTO to Security Strategist to Security Analyst to Security Architect, that might imply otherwise. In spite of this, he has designed, directed, and advised on large-scale security deployments for a global clientele.
He is currently in a long-term relationship with fine haberdashery, is a chronic chronoptimist (look it up), and delights in needlessly convoluted verbiage. He speaks regularly at events such as the European Identity Conference and the RSA Conference, is a member of several standards groups, and has presented identity-related research at Black Hat and Def Con. He is currently a Senior Identity Strategist for SailPoint Technologies.
Mo Badawy is a Principal Data Scientist at SailPoint. With an extensive background in pure & Applied Mathematics and years of consulting experience in Data Science, Machine Learning and AI, Mo has established himself as an innovator, effective team leader, and a subject matter expert. He leads the Data Science team at SailPoint to solve some of the most challenging and long-standing problems in identity governance today. He strives to harness the transformative power of AI to deliver scalable, intelligent, and predictive identity-governance solutions for the enterprise.
Nagendar has over 19 years of design and development experience in building security solutions using IAM (Identity and Access Management) Technologies & Products. Experience in SailPoint IdentityIQ, CA Siteminder, OpenAM, Sun IdM, RSA FIM Product Customization / Deployment / Integration. Experience in Custom Authentication & Authorization Framework Design and Development. Expert in Cryptography/PKI based protocols.
Neil McGlennon is the Principal Architect for Technology Services, which helps define strategic solutions, develop best practices, advise product, as well as enable field teams. Through his 12 year tenure at SailPoint, Neil has worked with customers, partners, and developers all over the world to be successful in implementing SailPoint solutions.
Prior to join SailPoint as a Sales Engineer, Olivier Detilleux has been a consultant specialized on Microsoft Identity solutions, then moved on the customer side for 6 years. He is now bringing this experience of Identity Programs to SailPoint from a vendor point of view.
Mr. de Graaff is currently a senior identity strategist at SailPoint Technologies and in his role advises the management team on what is next in identity security.
Mr. de Graaff has led cyber security strategy, security operations and compliance programs for various financial services and retail companies. Notably, Mr. de Graaff served as the Global Information Security Officer for AIG. Prior to joining AIG, Mr. de Graaff held the position of Corporate Information Security Officer at Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation. In addition, he has held Information Security consulting and management positions at WW (formerly Weight Watchers). ING, ABN/AMRO, IBM, UNISYS, and Vanguard Integrity Professionals.
Mr. de Graaff was awarded the Top 100 IT Leadership Award in 2006 by Computerworld Magazine.
Mr. de Graaff is a trusted advisor and serves and has served on advisory boards of startups in the security, mobile payment and crowdsourcing space. Mr. de Graaff is a published author and regular speaker on security and compliance related topics.
Mr. de Graaff holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from the Open University of The Hague, The Netherlands.
Phillip Rickett is the Director of Engineering at Rally Health focused on identity and access management solutions. He graduated from UMUC with a degree in Business Administration/Cybersecurity and is CISSP certified. His 20+ years of experience in the field comes from a diverse set of sectors including non-profit, fortune 500 and government environments. He is a member of the IDPro organization and is a contributor to the development of the CIDPro certification framework.
Phonepaseuth (Phon) Viengxay is a skilled technical engineer specializing in delivering client identity and access governance solutions using the IdentityNow and IdentityIQ platforms. After earning his degree in Computer Science from Kennesaw State University in 2019, Phon joined the technical deployment team at S3 Consulting. Phon recently earned his IdentityNow Engineer certification from SailPoint.
Prashant Kagwad is a Senior Software Engineer with SailPoint Technologies who facilitates joint solutions with SailPoint partners. With nearly a decade of experience as an Engineer, Prashant specializes in rapidly building proof of concepts, R&D and backend integrations that bring technologies and products together. He has been an integral part of several life-cycle solutions developed for various partners over the years.
Rajat is a Senior Data Scientist at SailPoint Technologies, part of the SaaS AI team working on the Identity Security platform. He has a master’s degree in computer science with concentration in data science and machine learning. He solves complex time-consuming IGA problems at SailPoint Technologies using the latest advancements in the fields of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
With more than a decade of expertise in identity management and three decades in enterprise software, Ricardo has seen just about every type of identity deployment in his career. Ricardo has been at SailPoint since 2012 and loves working with clients and partners to discuss that many ways in which IdentityIQ can solve their unique use cases.
His favorite industries to work with are healthcare and higher education due to their unique challenges. Specializing in. customer-specific training and consulting, topics of particular interest to Ricardo include multiple personas, performance, architecture, plugins, SCIM, PAM and Azure. Ricardo lives in Dallas and loves getting into the great outdoors for hiking, rock climbing, or skiing (snow or water!).
Ruthy Ross leads SailPoint’s global Microsoft alliance and is responsible for setting the partnership strategy and direction engaging Microsoft and SailPoint leadership, product development, marketing, and sales to drive a successful partnership. Ruthy is a multilingual leader with over 20 years of experience developing world class sales organizations and partnerships specifically within the Microsoft partner ecosystem. She has built solid, long term mutually beneficial Microsoft partnership programs for leading SaaS enterprises while focusing on shared value and revenue growth.
Ruthy is a Microsoft expert and passionate about driving successful engagements with executive level decision makers, while exploring stakeholder needs to drive cloud and SaaS solutions within the Microsoft ecosystem. Her goal is to delight prospects and customers by sharing the value of a strong partnership while delivering actual value. Ruthy is based in Seattle Washington and enjoys boating, football, gardening, entertaining, and small boutique wineries, and eateries.
Saikiran Revuru is a Senior Solution Architect with over a decade of experience in the Identity & Access Governance domain. He has expertise in building plugins, custom connectors, and extensible frameworks for IdentityIQ.
Sarah Harber joined the Security department of Nationwide Building Society in 1999, during that time has worked in a number of roles across the department. More recently she heads up the Security & Resilience Access Management function, ensuring that Identity and Privileged Access Management is controls in line with our Security Requirements. Also sponsor the change activity for Access Management, ensure that we continue to evolve our technology to meet the demands of the business. With over 20 years’ experience working in Security in Financial Services, she has experienced the ongoing change that working in Security has to consider day to day.
During her career, Sarah has worked across a number of areas typically found within a busy Security department, more recently her focus has been Access Management, ensuring risk and controls in this space are managed across the Security posture and in the past 6 months, Sarah has been working to mature the position across the business and changing the culture from Security being a ‘Security’ problem to being business led. She is married, lives in Wiltshire and is a keen long distance open water swimmer and can be often found in lakes and rivers during the warmer months.
Saurabh Saxena has 12+ years of product management experience with widely distributed complex and critical enterprise applications in the B2B world. He manages the SAP, Microsoft, Workday, and Salesforce landscapes of SailPoint’s connectivity.
Steve Breton is Senior Manager of Identity and Access Management for BJ’s Wholesale Club. With 20 years of proven industry experience, Steve has excelled in creating implementation solutions for various technologies. Steve has led many technology projects at BJ’s, including helping the company automate their processes, increase efficiency and manage security access.
Sue Bohn is a Partner Director of Program Management in the Identity Division at Microsoft. She leads the Identity Customer and Partner Success Team, which drives deep engineering relationships with customers and partners. Sue is a diversity and inclusion executive sponsor at Microsoft and has recently earned a diversity and inclusion certification from eCornell, Cornell University’s online learning platform.
Sue has spent twenty-six years in various marketing, evangelism, and engineering roles across the Developer, Business Solutions, Windows, and Cloud + AI divisions in Microsoft. Sue has a B.S degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota Moorhead. In her spare time, Sue is a classically-trained pianist and organist.
Surya Nellepalli is a Senior Solutions Architect with over 10 years of IdentityIQ experience gathering requirements, designing product customizations, and giving general IDM and software development advice.
Teja Bandaru is a Senior Product Manager on SailPoint’s SaaS Platform team where he worked on and launched a wide ranging internal and customer facing product initiatives, most notably the SailPoint apps for Slack & Teams. Teja has 6 years of product management experience where he worked and launched numerous products across variety of industries ranging from healthcare, mobile and enterprise SaaS. Teja grew up in India but now calls Austin, Texas his home. He loves hip hop, traveling and spending time with his wife and his 18 month old son, Arnav.
Tray Wyman, Director, Global Identity and Access Management, in the Information Security and Risk Management Organization and reporting to the GM’s CISO & CTO, Fred Killen. Tray’s current responsibilities include managing GM’s identity systems globally, ensuring each system maintains 100% compliance towards business continuity, data, technology and security vulnerability as well as the highest level of NIST maturity. In addition his team provides world class innovation to both IT and Business teams in order for them to reach their goals towards GM’s vision of Zero Crashes, Zero Emission and Zero Congestion.
Tray previously was responsible for the Global Data Strategy, Artificial Intelligence & Analytics Services’Data Ingestion and Batch Transformation initiatives, with responsibility consolidating all of GM transactional data into a single big platform. The “big data” platform consists of more than 3 trillion rows of data stored in 1.4 million tables—is processing more than 75 billion rows of data per day. The data asset is managed by a collection of services developed in-house that perform functions such as encryption, profiling, enrichment, movement and validation through immense automation.
Tray’s other responsibility is leading a batch-transformation initiative, which optimizes enterprise batch runs by driving down failures and manual touches, while driving up reliability and efficiency in coordination with all of GM IT innovation teams. The batch transformation team, formed in 2016, has removed 1,000 hours out of the daily batch run time and dramatically reduced the number of operators and incidents.
For the last 30 years, Tray has utilized his studies in engineering from Trinity University and bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor in 1995. Prior to GM, he held a variety of positions over a nine-year span at Dell, including director of enterprise business intelligence for India. There he owned the international responsibilities of the enterprise data warehouse, including support, strategic initiatives, architecture and development. Before Dell, he held various positions at Advance Micro Devices for six years and Texas Instruments for 10 years, ranging from senior manager in data warehousing to software engineer in manufacturing IT. Today, Tray remains an energetic participant of the Trinity University Alumni Football Team.
Wendy Wu was recently appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at SailPoint. She brings over 20 years of experience in B2B enterprise marketing. Wendy was recently Vice President of Marketing at Box, where she led the global demand gen team to fuel the growth of the business as a leading content cloud platform. Before Box, Wendy spent eight years at Google Cloud where she built the demand generation team from scratch for Google Cloud Platform and eventually scaled it to a multi-billion business. Before Google, Wendy held various product marketing and marketing leadership roles at Microsoft and other global companies.
Yossi Ghinsberg is a master storyteller with an epic story to share. Lost and alone in the midst of the Amazon rainforest for three weeks, he not only survived, he found new meaning for his life and work. The author of the international bestseller ‘Jungle’, now a major motion picture starring Daniel Radcliffe (“Harry Potter”), Yossi was recently rated as one of the top ten speakers in the business.
As a gifted storyteller, Yossi has developed a keynote topic designed to inspire and sow seeds of growth and positive transformation in the minds and hearts of corporate audiences. Each of Yossi’s messages are wrapped in riveting original stories of adventure and resilience. Yossi recounts his tales and life-learnings with transparent authenticity so that audiences feel as if they are right there with him.
Years of experience as a business keynote speaker have found Yossi before audiences of all sizes and from across a wide variety of industries. He is just as comfortable speaking on stage in front of thousands of people as he is in a more intimate boardroom setting with a dozen executives. Over the years, Yossi has shared the stage with many of the world’s eminent public speakers, most memorably Wayne Dyer, Richard Branson and Bill Clinton.
Zach Shapiro is a Product Manager at SailPoint focused on the development of Access Risk Management. His breadth of experience includes being a product specialist for access control solutions, most notably for the SAP ERP market. He is well-versed in automated access risk analysis, access review, provisioning and emergency access processes and workflows and has worked in past roles at ERP Maestro as a sales engineer and to help clients with implementations, training and product proficiency.