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Okta Announces Keynote Speakers and Agenda for Oktane14

Todd McKinnon, Nate Silver, Marc Andreessen, Pat Grady and 40+ Okta Customers & Partners to Discuss Latest in Enterprise IT and Best Practices for Cloud and Mobile Adoption

San Francisco, CA - October 2, 2014Okta today announced the agenda details of its second annual customer conference, Oktane14, which will take place November 10-12 in San Francisco, CA. Oktane14 will bring together over 1,000 IT professionals, industry experts and partners to explore challenges, opportunities and strategies associated with managing and securing the cloud-centric and mobile enterprise. Okta will also reveal major updates to its industry-leading identity platform and feature keynote presentations and discussions with global thought leaders and technology investors.

Oktane14’s keynote speakers include:

Nate Silver, renowned statistician, author and founder of polling aggregation website, FiveThirtyEight;

Marc Andreessen, co-founder and partner of Andreessen Horowitz;

Pat Grady, Okta board member and Sequoia Capital partner;

Todd McKinnon, Okta CEO and co-founder; and

Frederic Kerrest, Okta COO and co-founder.

The agenda includes 40+ sessions across five tracks: Identity for Employees, Identity for Customers & Partners, What's New at Okta, Security in a Cloud & Mobile World and Okta, AD & the Microsoft Stack. Presentations will be delivered by Oktane sponsors Box, Jive, Workday, Accenture, Deloitte, Egnyte, Adallom, NetSkope, Skyhigh Networks – as well as 20+ customers, notably Amway, Delta Hotels, DocuSign, London Gatwick Airport, LinkedIn, Overstock.com, School of Rock, SMC, SRI International, W. J. Bradley and Western Union.

Oktane14 will give customers a chance to meet one-on-one with Okta product experts and participate in in-depth training. They will have the opportunity to ask their toughest questions at the Okta Expert Bar and learn how to address specific use cases – including application integrations, partner integrations, Office 365 provisioning and the usage of the Okta API – via five in-depth, hands-on lab sessions. The event will also include the announcement of the Oktane Customer Award winners – a program designed to recognize the inspiring and forward-thinking customers that are achieving big results with Okta.

To learn more about the discussion topics for Oktane14 sessions and panels, and to register for the event, please visit Oktane14.com.


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Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 6,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. Over 8,400 organizations, including JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.

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