Chief Security Officer @ Okta is an enterprise grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta, IT can manage access across any application, person or device. Whether the people are employees, partners or customers or the applications are in the cloud, on-premises
Chief Security Officer @ Okta is an enterprise grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta, IT can manage access across any application, person or device. Whether the people are employees, partners or customers or the applications are in the cloud, on-premises or on a mobile device, Okta helps IT become more secure, make people more productive, and maintain compliance.
The Okta service provides directory services, single sign-on, strong authentication, provisioning, workflow, and built in reporting. It runs in the cloud on a secure, reliable, extensively audited platform and integrates deeply with on premises applications, directories, and identity management systems.
Enterprises using Okta today include Activision, Allergan, BMC Software, Groupon, Informatica, LinkedIn, Purolator and SAP. The hundreds of enterprises, thousands of cloud application vendors and millions of people using Okta’s identity management service form the foundation for the industry’s fastest growing, vendor neutral Enterprise Identity Network. Okta’s Enterprise Identity Network seamlessly and securely connects organizations, applications, and people, anywhere, anytime, from any device.
The Okta team has built and deployed many of the world’s leading on-demand and enterprise software solutions from companies including Salesforce.com, PeopleSoft, Microsoft, BMC, Arcsight, Sun, WebEx, and HP. Okta is backed by premiere venture investors Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures and Sequoia Capital. From June 2012 to Present (3 years 7 months) San Francisco Bay AreaVice President, Services @ IOActive is the leading boutique security services firm offering comprehensive computer security services with specializations in industrial control systems and smart grid technologies, application security, software assurance, and compliance. I managed the technical staff of IOActive as well as worked directly with a majority of Global 500 company clientele that include power and utility, game, hardware, retail, financial, media, travel, aerospace, healthcare, high-tech, social networking, and software development organizations. From August 2008 to June 2012 (3 years 11 months) Director of Security Architecture @ Reporting to the CEO, I was responsible for product development of a boutique, Seattle-based firm that provides industry case management software for enterprise security investigations and incident response management. As part of a team of five that restarted the B-round startup Vantos, Inc., I helped direct the repositioning of product development, product messaging, and business development. Additionally, I developed and managed product requirements for Vantos’ V-Flex application that helped drive investigation and incident response best practices for customers such as the FBI, EBay, Qualcomm, Genentech, and Cisco. From January 2007 to August 2008 (1 year 8 months) Security Architect @ Reporting to the CSO, I was responsible for overall network security services and security architecture for the company’s on-demand collaborative business applications. I directed all corporate investigations requiring confidential, cross-functional management of legal, HR, IT, and network operations teams. I managed a specialized security operations team that achieved WebEx' Authority to Operate on the DoD classified SIPRNet network. I guided product management and engineering teams around security feature implementation, such as providing architectural review of end-to-end encryption, client-side SDK DLL authentication, and WebEx AIM Pro Enterprise Chat client. From May 2001 to January 2007 (5 years 9 months) Network Engineer @ Reporting to the Operations Director, I was responsible for helping create and manage the 7x24x356 network operations center, managing a core capability of allowing secure and managed network and server provisioning, configuration management, and monitoring. From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) Research Scientist @ I was responsible for design, analysis and programming of complex computer models to help in research and flight simulations. I developed code to automate computational fluid dynamics computations for aircraft computer models. I also focused on developing code to manipulate and process large flight research datasets. I applied dataset modeling software automation methodologies over highly vectorized, UNICOS-based and massively parallelized, Irix-based supercomputing platforms. I completed research that pioneered the first basic computational investigation of a 3-D, high-lift wing configuration for boundary condition effects and algorithm characteristics using code-to-code and computation-to-wind tunnel experiment comparisons. From 1995 to 2000 (5 years)
Masters of Science, Aeronautical Engineering @ California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo From 1996 to 1999 Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering @ California State Polytechnic University-Pomona From 1988 to 1994 David Baker is skilled in: Security, Network Security, Cloud Computing, Penetration Testing, Firewalls, Executive Management, Risk Assessment, Technical Management, Technical Architecture, Information Security, Strategy, Software Development, Cisco Technologies, Web Application Security, CISSP
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