CTO, Symplified

Darren Platt

Darren Platt is CTO of Symplified and a recognized expert on identity management. He co-authored the AuthXML specification, which was the precursor to the SAML identity federation standard. He has served as Senior Director of Technology for Ping Identity where he managed the company’s conformance services and PingTrust SOA security product. Previously he was vice president of engineering at Web access management pioneer Securant Technologies, where he managed development of the ClearTrust product until its acquisition by RSA Security in 2001.