close icon

Auth0 Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Appointments

Industry leaders join company to drive next stage of growth

October 05, 2017

BELLEVUE, WA - OCTOBER 5, 2017 - Auth0, the global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), announced three additions to its executive team, further strengthening its core leadership. The recent expansion of the leadership team is in response to Auth0’s rapidly accelerating growth in revenue, enterprise customers, and headcount.

The new executives are:

  • Joan Pepin, Chief Information Security Officer: Joan is responsible for the holistic security and compliance of Auth0's platform, products, and corporate environment. She is a recognized thought leader in security and previously held positions as Business Information Security Officer at Nike and CISO at Sumo Logic, a leader in cloud-based log management and analytics.

  • Lewis Carpenter, Chief Marketing Officer: Lewis oversees the company’s brand strategy and leads the team driving Auth0’s marketing efforts. He is the former CEO of Winshuttle, a leader in Application Data Management, and has helped build several market-leading technology companies.

  • Jeremy Freeland, General Counsel: Jeremy is responsible for all legal affairs of the company. He has worked as inside and outside general counsel for several early and mid-stage information technology companies, and has significant experience with technology based transactions.

"Our tremendous success over the past year has been fueled by the amazing people who work at Auth0," said Eugenio Pace, CEO. “The addition of Joan, Lewis, and Jeremy provides us with deep expertise in each of their respective areas, and bolsters an already outstanding leadership team that will manage the next stage of growth for Auth0. We’re thrilled to have them on board for the journey.”

According to Forrester Research, the identity and access management market is expected to surpass $13 billion by 2021. This growth is due to an ever-changing digital landscape and customer demand for secure and seamless authentication across all channels. Companies need an extensible and robust identity and access management platform more than ever and are turning to Auth0 to handle their most complex identity needs, quickly and securely.

About Auth0

Auth0 by Okta takes a modern approach to customer identity and enables organizations to provide secure access to any application, for any user. Auth0 is a highly customizable platform that is as simple as development teams want, and as flexible as they need. Safeguarding billions of login transactions each month, Auth0 delivers convenience, privacy, and security so customers can focus on innovation. For more information, visit

Media Contact:

Jeana Tahnk


  • Twitter icon
  • LinkedIn icon
  • Faceboook icon