Identropy, a leading provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) services, today announced that Nishant Kaushik has joined the company as Chief Architect. Kaushik, a well-known and highly respected member of the identity management community, will lead development of Identropy's managed services products, further accelerating Identropy's traction as a leading provider of cloud-based identity and access management services.
"These are exciting times in the identity industry. Cloud-based identity services are the next frontier, and there is going to be some groundbreaking work happening that changes the enterprise IT landscape," said Kaushik. "The team at Identropy has innovative ideas about how to tackle the continued challenges of identity, and with their expertise, vision and commitment to customer success they are well poised to disrupt the market. I am excited to be joining such a forward looking team and to contributing to the Company's continued success."
Prior to joining Identropy, Kaushik was Lead Strategist for Identity Management at Oracle. In that role, he was responsible for driving innovation in Oracle's industry leading identity management solutions. Mr. Kaushik joined Oracle from Thor Technologies, where he was Director of Technology Strategy and Lead Architect from 2000 to Oracle's acquisition of the company in 2005. Kaushik, who holds a patent in the area of user provisioning, is a recognized thought leader in the identity management industry, with a popular blog called Talking Identity and an influential Twitter account. As Chief Architect, Kaushik will focus on the build-out and evolution of Identropy's innovative cloud-based identity services platform known as SCUID (Secure, Co-Sourced, Unified IDentity).
"Nishant's passion, technical acumen and deep understanding of IAM market dynamics makes him a valuable addition to the Identropy team," said Victor Barris, CEO, Identropy. "With Nishant leading the development and technical integrity of SCUID, we will continue to offer organizations the ability to dramatically streamline the cost and reduce the complexity of their identity and access management initiatives."