News: Okta hires Stephanie Barnett as VP of Presales for APJ


Okta hires Stephanie Barnett as VP of Presales for APJ

Barnett has joined Okta from Cloudflare, where she held the position of Vice President and Chief of Staff for the Asia Pacific, Japan, and China region.
Okta hires Stephanie Barnett as VP of Presales for APJ

Identity provider Okta has announced the appointment of industry executive Stephanie Barnett as its Vice President of Presales for the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region.

Barnett, who comes with nearly 15 years of experience in the tech industry, will be responsible for leading Okta's team of solution engineers, system architects, and technical specialists across the APJ region, assisting the sales team in acquiring and supporting customers, and generating growth.

She will also oversee presales operations and drive Okta's scaled strategic, enterprise-wide go-to-market initiatives.

Barnett has joined Okta from Cloudflare where most recently she served as the vice president and chief of staff for Asia Pacific, Japan and China. Previously, she served in the tech industry in leadership roles in sales, solution engineering, and business development at IBM, Salesforce, and Cloudflare.

Ben Goodman, Okta's Senior Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific and Japan, said: "Barnett’s deep expertise in customer experience, data analytics, insights, and security are key areas that bring depth to the Okta APJ leadership.”

"Organisations today need to ensure their security postures and digital identity deployments are able to meet the challenges posed by an ever-evolving cyber landscape while offering end-users a secure, frictionless user experience," said Barnett.

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