Industry leaders join company to drive next stage of growth
BELLEVUE, WA - OCTOBER 5, 2017 - Auth0, the global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), announced four 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.
Kendal Callison, Vice President of People: Kendal’s role includes curating Auth0’s company culture and values, talent acquisition and engagement, and team development initiatives. She was most recently the International HR Director at Tableau.
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 Jon Gelsey, CEO. “The addition of Joan, Lewis, Kendal, 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.
Auth0, a global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), provides thousands of customers in every market sector with the only identity solution they need for their web, mobile, IoT, and internal applications. Its extensible platform seamlessly authenticates and secures more than 50M logins per day, making it loved by developers and trusted by global enterprises. Auth0 has raised more than $54 million from Meritech Capital Partners, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Telstra Ventures, Trinity Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, and K9 Ventures. The company’s U.S. headquarters in Bellevue, WA, and additional offices in Buenos Aires, London, and Sydney, support its global customers that are located in 70+ countries.