Founders in Focus: Mike Fitzsimmons of Crosschq

Welcome to our Founders in Focus series, where each month we highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll get to know more about them and learn how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Mike Fitzsimmons, CEO of Crosschq. What is Crosschq and what is your mission? Crosschq is a technology platform that…

Founders in Focus: Maor Bin of Adaptive Shield

Each month we’ll highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll get to know more about them and learn how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Maor Bin, a co-founder of Adaptive Shield. What is Adaptive Shield and what is your mission? Today, with SaaS apps fast becoming the default system of record,…

Founders in Focus: Tim Sadler of Tessian

Each month we're highlighting one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll get to know more about them and learn how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Tim Sadler, CEO and co-founder of Tessian. What is Tessian and what is your mission? Tessian is the world’s first Human Layer Security company. We use data…

Founders in Focus: Riddhiman Das of TripleBlind

Each month, we’re chatting with a founder of a company in the Okta Ventures portfolio for our Founders in Focus series. It’s a chance to take a closer look at the companies at the cutting edge of security, identity, and privacy. This month we’re speaking with Riddhiman Das of TripleBlind. What is TripleBlind and what is your mission? TripleBlind…

Founders in Focus: Adam Markowitz of Drata

Welcome to our Founders in Focus series, where each month we highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll learn more about them and how they work with Okta. This month, we’re hearing from Adam Markowitz, co-founder and CEO at Drata. What is Drata and what is your mission? Drata provides companies with the world’s…

Founders in Focus: Matthew Carroll of Immuta

Welcome to our Founders in Focus series, where each month we highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll learn more about them and how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Matthew Carroll, CEO and co-founder of Immuta. What is Immuta and what is your mission? Immuta’s mission is to enable…

Founders in Focus: Harry Hurst of Pipe

Each month we highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll get to know more about them and learn how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Harry Hurst, CEO of Pipe. What is Pipe, and what is your mission? Pipe is a trading platform that enables entrepreneurs to grow their businesses on their terms. By…

Founders in Focus: Adam Pettit of Kandji

For the last Founders in Focus post of the 2020, we’re chatting with Adam Pettit, founder and CEO of Kandji. Kandji joined the Okta Ventures portfolio in October, and Adam shares with us how Kandji is reinventing Apple device management for modern organizations. What is Kandji, and what is your mission? Kandji is a device management (MDM) solution…

Founders in Focus: Shashank Saxena of VNDLY

For this month’s Founders in Focus series, we spoke with Shashank Saxena, co-founder and CEO of VNDLY, an Okta Ventures portfolio company. Shashank shared what drives the mission at VNDLY and how they work with Okta. What is VNDLY and what is your mission? VNDLY is a modern, cloud-based vendor management system (VMS) that’s changing the way…

Founders in Focus: Alex Kazerani of Openpath

Welcome to our Founders in Focus series, where each month we highlight one of the founders of Okta Ventures’ portfolio companies. You’ll learn more about them and how they work with Okta. This month we’re speaking with Alex Kazerani, co-founder and CEO of Openpath. What is Openpath and what is your mission? Openpath was created by a team of serial…