Frederic Kerrest is the COO and co-founder of Okta, the first cloud-based identity management platform. He is passionate about enterprise technology and has spent the last 15 years helping companies improve their operations by embracing software solutions.
Prior to co-founding Okta, Frederic worked at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, where he evaluated enterprise software investment opportunities and helped portfolio companies strengthen their operations and distribution strategies. From 2002 to 2007, he worked at Salesforce.com in a variety of sales and business development roles, where he started and built the Latin America sales organization, Mobile group and OEM / Reseller programs and was a two-time Peak Performer Sales Award recipient. Prior to Salesforce.com, Frederic co-founded and served as director of technology at an award-winning high-tech consulting firm.
Frederic earned a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management where he was the 2008 MIT Patrick J. McGovern, Jr. Entrepreneurship Award recipient.