Press Kit for Eric Olden
Eric Olden is widely recognized as one of the architects of identity management on the internet. He created the first single sign-on product for web applications, launched the first Identity as a Service company and co-authored the ubiquitous SAML identity federation standard which allows users to move seamlessly between secure websites without relogging in. Like when you navigate from your online banking site to redeem points on a travel site.
He is currently CEO and co-founder of Strata Identity which allows companies to mix and match incompatible cloud identity systems, saving customers millions of dollars and months of manual labor per project.
Strata Identity’s customers include major brands such as Kroger, Navy Federal Credit Union, Publix, and Annexus. The company has been named a “Cool Vendor” by leading analyst firm Gartner, a SINET16 Innovator, a top cyber security startup by several media outlets and was runner up for Most Innovative Company at the 2021 RSA Conference.
As Seen On:
Identity Management (February 2023)
Securing multi-cloud identity with orchestration (September 2022)
Surfing, SaaS, and Success in Timing Markets (May 2021)
CEO of Strata Identity
Co-author of the SAML standard
Wrote a new standard called IDQL which solved the policy, compatibility, and security issues between multiple clouds
Created the first pre-integrated SSO platform and the first IDaaS company
Pioneered the identity and access management revolution
Frequent speaker at industry events
Entrepreneur: Action & Ambition: Strata Solves Your Distributed Identity and Access Challenges Through a No-Code Software Solution and Extensible Platform (October 2022)
Hacking Humans – coming soon! (March 2023)
MS Cloud News: Strata integrates identity and access management capabilities with Azure (June 2022)
Security Boulevard: Strata Identity Proposes Standard to Simplify Identity Management (May 2022)