SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 7, 2016) - ForgeRock®, the leading open platform provider of identity management solutions, today announced that Aled Miles, executive vice president and general manager, will serve as master of ceremonies at the Annual Montgomery Summit (March 8-9), the invite-only summit at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. Widely regarded as the top professional destination for entrepreneurs, growth company leaders, global investment professionals, and corporate development executives, the Montgomery Summit will bring more than 1,000 entrepreneurs, investors and top executives to discuss important emerging technology and business innovations.
"It's an honor to be a part of The Montgomery Summit, especially at such a pivotal time for tech innovation," said Miles. "Working at ForgeRock -- a company that helps organizations to use online identities to grow revenue, extend reach, and launch new business models -- I get to witness up close unprecedented innovation from developers and entrepreneurs in multiple industries, particularly as pertains to smart devices, apps and cloud services oriented around the Internet of Things. The Montgomery Summit is the best opportunity to interact with the thought leaders and founders who are defining these kinds of new industries, and I very much look forward to engaging with the Summit community."
"Aled Miles is a gifted speaker, and a respected tech veteran," said Jamie Montgomery, founder of The Montgomery Summit. "The goal of the Summit is to spark dialog among technology's top investors, founders and advisors in order to drive success for all. We're delighted Aled will be guiding the conversation this year."
ForgeRock is backed by Meritech Capital Partners, Accel Partners and Foundation Capital, and has grown global headcount to more than 375 staff and executives since its founding in 2010. A leader in the identity management sector, ForgeRock solutions are used by business to drive growth across the enterprise through digital interaction, utilizing a single view of the customer that's not just secure but also personalized to their needs and tastes. As ForgeRock's EVP and GM, Aled Miles (@aledmiles) is responsible for growing ForgeRock globally across all offices in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. The company meets increasing demand for identity management solutions designed for trusted digital business, and IoT strategies.
Miles has lived and worked in North and South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. His 25-plus year career includes technology, defense, aviation and the entertainment sectors touching the consumer, enterprise and government marketplaces. For the three years prior to joining ForgeRock, Miles served as a member of Symantec's executive team reporting to the CEO, with responsibility for Latin America, the global Norton software business, global accounts and Symantec's partnerships in the Internet of Things (IoT), Software as a Service (SaaS) and the Cloud.
For the latest summit agenda, visit http://www.montgomerysummit.com/2016/agenda/.
To learn more about ForgeRock, visit:
- ForgeRock Identity Platform
- ForgeRock Blog
- ForgeRock Customers
- @ForgeRock on Twitter
- ForgeRock on Facebook
The ForgeRock Identity Platform™ transforms the way millions of customers and citizens interact with businesses and governments online, providing better security, building relationships, and enabling new cloud, mobile, and IoT offerings from any device or connected thing. ForgeRock serves hundreds of brands like Morningstar, Vodafone, GEICO, TomTom, and Pearson, as well as governments like Norway, Canada, and Belgium, among many others. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, ForgeRock has offices in London, Paris, Düsseldorf, Bristol, Grenoble, Oslo, Sydney, and Vancouver, Washington. ForgeRock is privately held, backed by leading global venture capital firms Accel Partners, Foundation Capital, and Meritech Capital. For more information and free downloads, visit http://www.forgerock.com or follow ForgeRock on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/forgerock.