Digital Identity , Governance & Risk Management , Identity & Access Management

Secure the Workforce: The Next Phase

Okta's Kelsey Nelson on Automation and the Move to Zero Trust
Kelsey Nelson, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Okta

The genie is out of the bottle – and working remotely. Global enterprises have fundamentally and permanently changed the way they work. What does this mean as we plan for 2021, and how can organizations automate many of their remaining manual processes? Kelsey Nelson of Okta shares insights.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Nelson, senior product marketing manager at Okta, talks about:

  • Lessons learned from the “firefighting” workforce phase;
  • How to approach automating manual processes;
  • The roadmap to zero trust.

Kelsey Nelson leads the Solutions Product Marketing team at Okta, which focuses on cross-product and cross-industry go to market solutions such as Zero Trust. Kelsey also leads Okta's Zero Trust work, working across product, partner and field teams to support modern security initiatives at customer organizations. Prior to joining Okta, she led product and business launches as well as on-going communications at tech startups with San Francisco agency LaunchSquad. Kelsey also began her career teaching middle school in the Bay Area with Teach for America and remains an active community member through organizations like Okta for Good and Full Circle Fund.

Kelsey Nelson is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Okta, leading Okta’ Solutions Product Marketing team as well as Okta’s Zero Trust initiatives, including getting beyond the buzzword of ‘Zero Trust’. Prior to joining Okta, she led product and business communications at tech startups, and started her career teaching middle school history and English with Teach for America. Today she is based in San Francisco, though will always call Wisconsin home.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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