October 02, 2014 12:00 ET

Okta Announces Keynote Speakers and Agenda for Oktane14

Todd McKinnon, Nate Silver, Marc Andreessen, Pat Grady and 40+ Okta Customers & Partners to Discuss Latest in Enterprise IT and Best Practices for Cloud and Mobile Adoption

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 2, 2014) - Okta today announced the agenda details of its second annual customer conference, Oktane14, which will take place November 10-12 in San Francisco, CA. Oktane14 will bring together over 1,000 IT professionals, industry experts and partners to explore challenges, opportunities and strategies associated with managing and securing the cloud-centric and mobile enterprise. Okta will also reveal major updates to its industry-leading identity platform and feature keynote presentations and discussions with global thought leaders and technology investors.

Oktane14's keynote speakers include:

  • Nate Silver, renowned statistician, author and founder of polling aggregation website, FiveThirtyEight;
  • Marc Andreessen, co-founder and partner of Andreessen Horowitz;
  • Pat Grady, Okta board member and Sequoia Capital partner;
  • Todd McKinnon, Okta CEO and co-founder; and
  • Frederic Kerrest, Okta COO and co-founder.

The agenda includes 40+ sessions across five tracks: Identity for Employees, Identity for Customers & Partners, What's New at Okta, Security in a Cloud & Mobile World and Okta, AD & the Microsoft Stack. Presentations will be delivered by Oktane sponsors Box, Jive, Workday, Accenture, Deloitte, Egnyte, Adallom, NetSkope, Skyhigh Networks -- as well as 20+ customers, notably Amway, Delta Hotels, DocuSign, London Gatwick Airport, LinkedIn,, School of Rock, SMC, SRI International, W. J. Bradley and Western Union.

Oktane14 will give customers a chance to meet one-on-one with Okta product experts and participate in in-depth training. They will have the opportunity to ask their toughest questions at the Okta Expert Bar and learn how to address specific use cases -- including application integrations, partner integrations, Office 365 provisioning and the usage of the Okta API -- via five in-depth, hands-on lab sessions. The event will also include the announcement of the Oktane Customer Award winners -- a program designed to recognize the inspiring and forward-thinking customers that are achieving big results with Okta.

To learn more about the discussion topics for Oktane14 sessions and panels, and to register for the event, please visit

About Okta

Okta is an enterprise-grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and designed to address the challenges of a cloud, mobile and interconnected business world. Okta integrates with existing directories and identity systems, as well as thousands of on-premises, cloud-based and mobile applications, to enable IT to securely manage access anywhere, anytime and from any device.

More than 1,500 enterprises, including Allergan, LinkedIn, MGM Resorts International and Western Union, use Okta to increase security and employee productivity, as well as lower IT costs and improve compliance. The hundreds of enterprises, thousands of cloud application vendors and millions of people using Okta today also form the foundation for the industry's first Enterprise Identity Network. Okta is backed by premier venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures and Sequoia Capital. To learn more about Okta, visit:

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