Corey Williams
VP Strategy, Idaptive

Corey Williams

Corey is the Vice President of Strategy and lead evangelist for Idaptive, leading provider of Next-Gen Access which protects organizations from breaches through a Zero Trust approach. Corey served as the Senior Director of Products and Marketing for more than a decade at Centrify where he was the visionary behind, and the first product manager of, the set of products that were ultimately spun out of Centrify to become Idaptive including leading SaaS services for Single Sign-on (SSO), Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication (MFA), endpoint and mobile context, and User Behavior and Risk Analytics (UBA).

While at Centrify, Corey defined and brought to market seven net-new product offerings directly contributing to the growth of the existing customer base from less than 400 customers to over 5000 customers. He also led efforts with major industry analysts that directly resulted in Centrify being named as a leader in all of the major analyst reports including the Gartner IDaaS Magic Quadrant, Gartner Access Management Critical Capabilities, Forrester IDaaS Wave, KuppingerCole Cloud MFA Leadership Compass, and Network World Clear Choice Winner for Single Sign-on Solutions.

Corey is a frequent speaker and commentator on IT Security and IT Management. He has authored several publications including “Zero Trust Security for Dummies”, a leading guide for enterprise managers.

Prior to Centrify, Corey led products and marketing for SpikeSource (acquired by Black Duck Software), Syndera (acquired by Tibco), Journee Software (acquired by Initiate Systems). Earlier in his career he managed pre and post sales consulting for Active Software (acquired by Webmethods). Corey holds degrees in Mathematics (BS), Computer Science (BS), Engineering (MS), and an MBA.

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