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Former AWS executive joins Ping Identity

Former Amazon Web Services executive Candace Worley has been named as the new global chief product officer at Ping Identity.

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, she will be responsible for advancing the global product vision, leading technical product innovation efforts and bringing the company's premier identity solutions to market.

Worley hails from 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 Center (SOC) Solutions.

"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," says Kris Nagel, chief operating officer at Ping Identity. 

"As Ping Identity remains focused on leading the identity-defined security revolution, Candace's product development leadership will be critical in evolving the companys product suite and ensuring secure and trusted identity authentication is ubiquitous," Nagel says.

Worley adds, "Identity is now the foundation of all things digital,.

"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," she says. 

"I am looking forward to progressing Ping's goals and pioneering enhanced digital, contactless and mobile product capabilities."

 Ping Identity offers an intelligent identity solution for the enterprise. 

"We enable companies to achieve Zero Trust identity-defined security and more personalised, streamlined user experiences," the company says.

"The Ping Intelligent Identity platform provides customers, workforce, and partners with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications across the hybrid enterprise."

"More than half of the Fortune 100 choose us for our identity expertise, open standards, and partnerships with companies including Microsoft and Amazon. We provide flexible identity solutions that accelerate digital business initiatives, delight customers, and secure the enterprise through multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, access management, intelligent API security, directory, and data governance capabilities."

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