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Seeing Art in Systems: A Day in the Life with Lauren Wagner

Lauren Wagner, senior manager of marketing technology and operations, leads one of the most cross-functional teams in Okta’s marketing organization. In this edition of the Day in the Life series, learn how Lauren empowers her team and the marketing organization to bring systems to life. How did you find out about Okta? At my last company we used…

Okta’s Core Values: Empower Our People with Alice Marsh

Our people are our identity, and we’re fortunate enough to have a vibrant, passionate group of them. Our final core value is to “Empower our people” to be their best selves, both inside and outside of the workplace. Alice Marsh, recruiting coordinator hiring in EMEA, embodies this core value through focusing on a candidate’s whole journey and…

Okta’s Core Values: Be Transparent with Audrey Hoffman-Lekmine

Transparency provides room for honesty, improvement, and growth. Our fourth core value is “Be transparent,” so we share information widely across all levels of the company. Audrey Hoffman-Lekmine, our internal communications lead, embodies this core value by managing Okta’s internal communications strategy and coaching others on how to communicate…

Okta’s Core Values: Act with Integrity with Micah Silverman

Integrity defines all that we do. Our third core value is to “Act with integrity” and treat our customers, partners, and communities with respect. Micah Silverman, senior developer advocate, has embodied this core value while on three different teams at Okta. Currently, Micah serves as a trustworthy developer evangelism speaker that is always…

Okta’s Core Values: Never Stop Innovating with Brad Morgan

Innovation is what keeps our wheels turning. Our second core value is to “Never stop innovating,” so we can continue to offer products and services that meet our customers’ needs. Brad Morgan, staff software engineer on our security team, embodies this core value by working towards micro innovations in his personal and professional life every day…

Okta’s Core Values: Love Our Customers with Alexia Case

Our customers are at the heart of what we do, which is why “Love our customers” tops our list of core values. In this edition of our Core Values series, we’re excited to highlight Alexia Case, senior marketing manager, executive and strategic programs. Alexia embodies “Love our customers” daily through managing Okta’s Customer Experience Center,…

How Our Core Values Shape Our Identity

Some business’ core values have become very well-known, or even iconic—remember Google’s original code of conduct, “Don’t Be Evil”? It’s pithy and impactful, yet also vague and conceptual. This statement has since been altered to a more democratic, “You can make money without doing evil.” After all, there’s something to be said for having guiding…

5 Ways to Address the Diversity Pipeline Problem in Tech

We all know there is a serious pipeline problem when it comes to diversity in tech. In fact, Black or Latinx employees comprise “just 10% of technical employees in the tech workforce” according to the Kapor Center for Social Impact’s Leaky Tech Pipeline Report. The report outlines six key areas across the pipeline where the larger tech community…

6 Trends Shaping Today’s Workplace

We’ve heard it all before. Headlines have long heralded “a workplace revolution.” But today, that buzz is finally taking form. Grey cubicles, rigid work hours, and clunky on-premises frameworks are being usurped by more flexible policies. This ethos of liberation extends to technology too — the cloud, identity-driven security, and user-centric…

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