Culture

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…

Keeping our Customers Healthy: A Day in the Life with Talia Israel

Talia Israel’s story is unique-- she has worked on almost every part of an Okta customer’s journey. After working with Okta while at several different companies and a very successful implementation, she joined our Customer Success team as an Adoption Program Manager. The funniest part of the role she didn’t realize would occur? People thinking she…

Celebrating Our New London Office

When we opened our first Okta office in London, nearly three years ago, it was a 100-square-foot room with eight desks. But times they are a changin’. We recently moved into our brand new office in the centre of London, which seats up to 100 people — a clear sign of our continued growth in EMEA. Because we could not have reached this milestone…

Finding the Okta DNA: A Day in the Life of Aisha Stephenson

Competitive sack races aren’t usually top of mind when you think about enterprise cloud startups. But when it comes to ensuring our people find their workplace as productive and enjoyable as possible, Okta’s director of people Aisha Stephenson goes the extra mile. For our latest installment of the Day in the Life series, we sat down with Aisha to…

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