TechNOW with Jason Powell, Engineering Site Director, Ping Identity: Nova Scotia at its entrepreneurial best
January 28, 2015

Will be streamed live on 28 January at 11:00 am EST (tbc): Direct Viewing, including Count Down Clock:

CATAAlliance continues to grow its interactive On Air Broadcasting capability from Google Hangouts with the TechNOW show, a live broadcast of what's happening within CATA's innovation and entrepreneurship umbrella.

Reid’s interview with Jason Powell will explore two themes: why Ping Identity expanded its Nova Scotia Operation; and, why it is important to secure your data in our interconnecting world.

Jason Powell

My goal in life “I want to help others achieve their dreams.”

Jason Powell is the Engineering Site Director for Ping Identity, a Denver-based software company that offers technology to protect professional and personal identities, and is responsible for launching and leading Ping Identity’s new Halifax-based software engineering Centre of Excellence.

Jason also enjoys working with businesses ranging from start-ups to large enterprises, providing insight and solutions in areas such as strategic planning, financial modeling and outsourcing through his consulting company, Animax.

Jason previously led one of Canada’s largest independent software quality assurance and testing firms. He also was President of the Canadian division of IT outsourcing firm Keane, Inc. (now NTT Data) where he represented Canada on the global leadership team, and was responsible for domestic sales and the delivery of IT services to US-based Fortune 500 customers from delivery centers in Halifax and Toronto.

Jason’s background includes two tech start-up firms and time with one of Canada’s largest retailers. He recently served for five years as Chair of Digital Nova Scotia, a non-profit organization dedicated to the active development of an innovative and sustainable Digital and ICT industry for Nova Scotia My goal in life “I want to help others achieve their dreams.”

Ping Identify: Why we exist

Not long ago, the Internet was a place of networked devices, enterprises and people — without identities. Then, Ping Identity unlocked the door. We became the standards bearer. We pioneered a connected world where you can securely keep your identity in a fluid, simple way — wherever you go.

Today, Ping Identity provides identity and access management (IAM) solutions that give customers and employees one-click access to any application from any device.

Others follow our lead, but no one matches our solutions. And

our work is only beginning. We continue to lead and inspire with ideas that transform our connected world.

We will create a freer, more personal web. We will not rest until people, data and devices are always recognized and always protected.

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