Ping Identity, the Intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, announces the first annual Ping YOUniverse (formerly IDENTIFY), an identity security event where security professionals come together to share real-world identity management stories and solutions for improved digital experiences. The event will empower current and prospective Ping Identity customers, security and IAM professionals, IT architects, CISOs and line-of-business owners with actionable examples of how to overcome hybrid IT challenges by leveraging the Ping Intelligent Identity™ Platform. Identity security solutions In addition to customer presentations, Andre Durand, CEO and founder of Ping Identity, Candace Worley, Ping Identity’s chief product officer, and Richard Bird, chief customer information officer for Ping Identity, will provide the company’s vision around: Going cloud-first to improve business speed, agility and efficiency Innovating the digital customer experience with identity Taking a zero trust approach to securing the enterprise “We are excited to introduce Ping YOUniverse as a revamped, even more customer-focused version of our annual user conference,” said Andre Durand, CEO and founder of Ping Identity. “Attendees will experience an engaging virtual journey, including a detailed look at our product roadmap and real-life customer stories that will help all of our partners deliver the best identity security solutions for their organisations.” Identity excellence awards Submissions are now open for the fifth annual identity excellence awards Individuals can view the full session details and register here to attend the virtual event for their specific region, including the Americas (April 20, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MDT), Europe (April 22, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. BST) and Asia Pacific (May 13, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. AEST). Guest representatives will include Old Mutual Limited, ProofID, Raising Cane’s, Refinitiv, an LSEG Business, SailPoint, SCL Health, Zscaler and more. Submissions are now open for the fifth annual identity excellence awards, which honour the best-in-class identity projects from global organisations. The deadline to submit an entry is July 30, 2021 and winners will be announced during the fall Ping YOUniverse on October 5, 2021.
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 Centre (SOC) solutions. Digital customer identity transformation solutions Candace has deep expertise in enterprise security strategy and an acute understanding of the innovations" “Candace has deep expertise 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.”