Armin Ebrahimi heads Distributed Identity at Ping Identity. His company, ShoCard was acquired by Ping where he was the founder and CEO. ShoCard is a digital identity verification system that protects consumer privacy through patented use of mobile devices and the blockchain. ShoCard was acquired by Ping in March 2020. An industry veteran, he brings more than 30 years of experience in scalable platforms, online services, mobile-development and digital advertising.
Before founding ShoCard, Armin was the CEO of BuySight that was sold to AOL in 2012 where he served as Senior Vice President of engineering. Prior to filling this role, he was Senior Vice President of Platform Engineering at Yahoo, with responsibility for Yahoo’s registration and anti-fraud platform services. He also built Yahoo’s original Display Advertising platform that served more than 20 billion transactions a day. Armin founded and was CEO of TRIicon Solutions, acquired by Tandem Computers. Armin holds a doctorate in organization management from Capella University, as well as Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science from California State University – Chico