Ping Identity Appoints Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand
SYDNEY and MELBOURNE, May 9, 2018 — Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, has announced the appointment of Geoffrey Andrews as the company’s regional director for Australia and New Zealand. Based in Sydney, Andrews is responsible for enhancing sales, support and services to continue driving the growing demand for Ping Identity solutions in the region. During the past 12 months, Ping Identity has increased its staff based in Australia and is experiencing significant growth in sales from public and private sector customers across both Australia and New Zealand.
Andrews joins Ping Identity with more than 20 years of sales management and leadership experience in the IT industry, during which time he has created market leading sales initiatives for both locally-based and regional multi-national cyber security, telecommunications and IT vendor organizations.
Previously, Andrews was a regional sales manager at Fortinet, where he was responsible for sales among enterprise and public sector organizations of Fortinet’s Secure Wireless Access products. Prior to this, he was the vice president of sales in Asia Pacific for InfoVista, and was charged with driving regional business growth for the company’s network and service performance management solutions. Andrews has also worked in sales director positions for Subex Azure Limited, eServGlobal, LogicaCMG, Ericsson Australia and Optus.
“Geoff is a dynamic leader with deep knowledge of the Australian and New Zealand markets, and is highly experienced in creating strategies designed to support industry-leading sales and customer initiatives,” said Dave Packer, senior vice president, field operations, Ping Identity. “As the Asia Pacific market continues to take on an increased significance for our global business, we’re confident that Australia and New Zealand will remain a primary growth engine market under Geoff’s leadership.”
Andrews added, “I’m excited to help further the Ping Identity brand across the Asia Pacific region by working closely with our customers and partners. Maximizing the opportunities the region continues to bring in will only allow us to address the growing demands for identity and access management solutions.”
Ping Identity works with more than 10 partners across Australia and New Zealand, including Versent, Unify, and Dimension Data. Local customers include public and private sector organizations across all vertical markets, such as Telstra, Woolworths, Western Power, Macquarie Bank, Mortgage Choice and Broadspectrum.
About Ping Identity
Ping Identity is pioneering Intelligent Identity. We help enterprises achieve Zero Trust identity-defined security and more personalized, streamlined user experiences. The Ping Intelligent Identity™ platform provides customers, employees, partners and, increasingly, IoT, with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications and APIs, while also managing identity and profile data at scale. Over half of the Fortune 100 choose us for our identity expertise, open standards leadership, and partnership with companies including Microsoft and Amazon. We provide flexible options to extend hybrid IT environments and accelerate digital business initiatives with multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, access management, intelligent API security, directory and data governance capabilities. Visit www.pingidentity.com.
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