Chief Information Security Officer, Customer Identity Cloud
Jameeka Green Aaron is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), responsible for the holistic security and compliance of Okta’s Customer Identity Cloud, platform, products, and cloud infrastructure.
She is a recognised industry leader with a career that has spanned a wide variety of industries in both information technology and cyber security, including aerospace and defense, retail, and manufacturing. She has led Fortune 100 and privately held companies. Prior to her current role, Jameeka led digital transformation as the CIO of West Coast Operations at United Legwear and Apparel / Hurley. Her 20+ years of experience includes: Director of North American Technology, Director of Secure Code, and Director Identity and Access Management at Nike. She also served as Chief of Staff to the CIO of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company and is a nine-year veteran of the United States Navy.
Jameeka is committed to advancing women and people of color in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. She is an alumni of the U.S. State Department’s TechWomen program and served on the executive board of the National Urban League Young Professionals and the National Society of Black Engineers. An alumna of University of Massachusetts, she holds various certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). She is an advisor for the U.C. Riverside Design Thinking Program, a board member of Digital Brands Group, and a member of Chief and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Jameeka lives in Irvine, CA, with her husband Amilcar, who serves as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commissioner for the City of Irvine.
Security. It’s a hard business. I’m not just talking about the endless patching, monitoring, and training. The constant sprint to remediate when a new CVE (Common Vulnerability and Exposures) notification drops, or the lingering fears that you’ll be called back to the office on your downtime to deal with a crisis.
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