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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…

From the Air Force to Okta: Your Story Inspires with Becky Oliver

This Veterans Day, we want to thank all military veterans for their service; we never take it for granted and appreciate all that you do. In this edition of Your Story Inspires, we’re honored to highlight Becky Oliver, vice president of technology program management. Read on to learn more about Becky’s time with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and how…

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…

Designing Okta’s Brand: A Day in the Life with Jane Johnson

From presentations to campaigns and okta.com to events, Okta’s brand design team is everywhere, touching many projects across many teams. In this edition of the Day in the Life series, Jane Johnson, head of brand design, shares her experience transitioning into tech and leading a small but mighty in-house team. How did you find out about Okta?…

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,…

Memoirs and Memories: Your Story Inspires with Quyen Tien

Quyen Tien, product recruiter and Okta for Good ambassador, is a daughter of immigrants and the first female college graduate in her family. In this edition of Your Story Inspires, Quyen shares how her background gave her the strength to embrace her ever-changing identity, and even write about her experiences in her personal memoir, Don’t Pinch. …

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…

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