#LifeAtOkta

#LifeAtOkta

Inspiring the Next Generation: Wow Moments from Okta’s Internship Program

It’s a common predicament for college students approaching graduation: knowing everything you need to launch a career in your field—except what you actually want to do. Understanding your options, or even your preferences, can be difficult without the perspective that comes with real-world experience. That’s why Okta invites students to join the…

A Look Back to Move Forward: What 2020 Meant for Okta

The year 2020 has been marked by difficulty, disruption, and division. Here at Okta, we share that sense as we look back at the headlines that have shaped the past 12 months—events that are now shaping how we orient ourselves towards the future.  But we also have the good fortune of thinking about the past year with a sense of pride and…

Okta’s State of Inclusion Report

From day one, Okta has been committed to building a culture of inclusion and belonging. We know that fostering a diverse workforce, customer base, and partner network is not only the right thing to do, but also the only way we will succeed. Identity is at the core of Okta’s mission, and it extends well beyond our products. We value what makes…

Okta’s Values Shine Through: My Experience as an Intern

Empower our People. In order to live up to that core value, Okta has extended itself to students from all over the world to have the opportunity to become an intern. Despite the new virtual environment, Okta has been flexible and continued to allow youth to have the opportunity to work for a world-class, identity and access management company.  I…

A Message From the POC @ Okta Leadership

Okta’s diversity and inclusion efforts did not begin the day after George Floyd took his last breath. Our journey started 11 years ago when our founders Todd McKinnon (CEO) and Frederic Kerrest (COO) articulated a desire to reflect the community we serve. Within the last three years, this has led to the appointment of two Black board members, the…

Our Commitment to Investing in our Black Colleagues and Communities

This afternoon, Todd sent the email below to all Okta employees, and wanted to share it with our customers and partners here. ++ Hi Everyone, In the wake of recent racial injustice and tragic violence, and the conversations they continue to spark throughout the company, Freddy and I want to thank you for your open feedback and clear desire for…

Doing the Work at Okta: Our Commitment to Driving Change

We’re all still recovering from the events of the last two weeks, and are taking in and supporting the voices of our POC colleagues throughout the company. Since joining Okta in 2019, my role has been to lead the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) team at Okta. The last few weeks have shown us how important it is to focus on these ideals,…

Oktane20 Live: Identity Stories, Straight From Our Customers

Nothing is more important than the health and safety of the Okta community, so Oktane20 is going virtual this year—available to anyone, free of charge. We couldn’t be more excited to share our great lineup of speakers, trainings, and networking opportunities. Check out the full, updated agenda on oktane20.com. This year, former Secretary of State…

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