life at okta

Giving Tuesday: How Okta for Good made a positive impact on my life

If you’re familiar with Okta, you’ll know that giving back is an integral part of our company and people. Okta for Good, Okta’s philanthropic arm, is a prime example of how much Okta cares about giving back to our community and world. Okta for Good’s vision is “directing the best of Okta—our people, technology, and financial resources—to the…

Confidence Is Key: Your Story Inspires with Christopher Byers

Okta is home to an inspiring group of people. In this edition of Your Story Inspires, we’re excited to highlight Christopher Byers, legal counsel and People of Color recruiting committee volunteer, for believing that confidence is critical and bringing it to work each day. Read on to learn how Christopher channels his confidence into achieving his…

Okta Joins Techwomen—Mentoring Across Cultures

For the first time, Okta has joined the TechWomen program earlier this fall. The program brings young women professionals from Middle East, Africa and Central Asia to the US for 5 weeks of a professional mentorship, allowing for both a professional and cultural exchange. It's a new way to give women professionals from different global locations…

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…

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