Patrick Harding is the Chief Technology Officer of Ping Identity, responsible for Ping Identity Labs, emerging technologies, architecture and standards, and developing the technology strategy for the company. Previously, Harding was a VP and the Security Architect (Enterprise Architect Division) at Fidelity Investments where he was responsible for aligning identity management and security technologies with the strategic goals of the business. Harding was integrally involved with the implementation of federated identity technologies at Fidelity -- from"napkin" to production. Mr. Harding has over 15 years experience in software development, networking infrastructure and information security. His industry experience includes financial services, travel services and consulting. Mr. Harding has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.