press release

New Era of Collaboration and Business Agility Discussed at Cloud Identity Summit 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — May 28, 2013

San Francisco, CA — May 28, 2013 — Ping Identity®, The Identity Security Company™, today announced more details for the Cloud Identity Summit 2013, taking place July 8-12 at Napa, California’s Meritage Resort and Spa. More than 45 sessions, held between Wednesday and Friday, will explore how disruptive technologies such as mobility, social identity, cloud, SaaS and API’s are driving the need for a fresh look at the role identity in enabling a new era of collaboration and business agility.

“Cloud Identity Summit 2013 fuses the insights from industry luminaries and experts with first-hand implementation knowledge from companies such as Citigroup, US Government, PayPal, Intel, Google, AOL, Forrester, Salesforce, Cisco and Box. The goal is to help attendees understand the latest trends in identity and how they affect their business as the disruptive forces of cloud, social and mobile continue to make an impact,” said Mark Diodati, technical director, Ping Identity.

Practical knowledge and strategic guidance includes: 


  • Authentication.Next: Learn about cutting-edge, soon-to-be-essential authentication techniques from Ravi Dholakia, vice president of Products at NokNok Labs.
  •  Mobile Identity - Truth or Dare: Learn about the relationship between mobility and identity, and find out how to use identity to fully leverage the potential of the mobile platform from Andrew Johnston, technology strategy manager, Services Enablement, Telus. 
  •  Mobile Security: Leveraging the New Platform: Learn how to leverage the mobile device form factor to deliver greater security and identity benefits from Brett McDowell, senior manager, Ecosystem Security, PayPal.
  • Enterprise and Identity 2.0: Bridging the Gap: By adopting SaaS applications, the enterprise has embraced the hybrid cloud. Learn about the evolution of hybrid tools that bridge employees "to the cloud" and partners "from the cloud" to on-premises applications from experts including Mark Diodati, technical director, Ping Identity. 
  • Digging Beyond the Fan Page: Social Network Innovation: Learn about the developments in social identity from the industry leaders, including the industry direction for sharing, consent, and business value in our ever-more-social digital space.
  •  Who, What and Why? Answering Identity’s Toughest Questions: Who has access to what and why? These are arguably the most important questions in identity and compliance. Learn how best practices can keep you efficient, compliant, and out of the news from Kurt Johnson, vice president of Strategy & Corporate Development, Courion and Gerry Gebel, president, Axiomatics.
  •  Enterprise API: John Bradley, technical architect from Ping Identity will bring together a panel of experts from organizations that are moving to a "platform" approach by adopting cloud principles, including API-driven client and automated user interfaces. 


For more information on each session and to register, please visit the Sessions page on the Cloud Identity Summit 2013 site.

About Cloud Identity Summit 2013
The fourth annual Cloud Identity Summit will help define the future of security in a world where identity is the new perimeter and showcase the latest technologies and solutions from the leading implementers and industry luminaries. Attendees will learn more about the future of identity and access management while obtaining best practices from and networking with identity and security leaders. Box, Centrify, Covisint, Google, Identropy, Nok Nok Labs, Radiant Logic, and SailPoint sponsor cloud Identity Summit 2013.

Visit for more information and to register for the event. Join the conversation on Twitter by following @CloudIDSummit and #cisNAPA. As well as be a part of the Cloud Identity Summit LinkedIn Group or like the Cloud Identity Summit Facebook

About Ping Identity | The Identity Security Company
Ping Identity believes secure professional and personal identities underlie human progress in a connected world. Our identity and access management platform gives enterprise customers and employees one-click access to any application from any device. Over 900 companies, including 45 of the Fortune 100, rely on our award-winning products to make the digital world a better experience for hundreds of millions of people. Visit for more information.



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