Andre Durand

Andre Durand has served as our Chief Executive Officer since founding Ping Identity Corporation in 2001. Prior to founding Ping Identity Corporation, Mr. Durand founded Jabber, Inc., an instant messaging open source platform used by businesses globally, in 2000. Mr. Durand earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara. We believe Mr. Durand is qualified to serve on our Board because of his extensive knowledge of our business and strategy, as well as his experience in the technology industry and leadership role with us as our Chief Executive Officer. 

Brian N. Sheth

Brian N. Sheth has served on our board since June 2016. Mr. Sheth co-founded Vista Equity Partners in 2000. Mr. Sheth is currently the president of Vista Equity Partners and the vice-chairman of the Vista Private Equity Funds’ investment committees. Prior to founding Vista in 2000, Mr. Sheth worked at Bain Capital, where he focused on leveraged buyouts of technology companies, and also worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Deutsche Morgan & Grenfell Group, where he advised clients in a variety of industries, including software, hardware, semiconductors and online media. Mr. Sheth currently serves on the board of several of Vista’s private portfolio companies, including Infoblox, Tibco, Forcepoint and Datto. Mr. Sheth received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Sheth’s board and advisory experience, coupled with his senior management experience as the President of Vista and his extensive experience in the areas of technology, finance, marketing, business transactions and mergers and acquisitions, make him a valuable member of our Board.

Clifford K. Chiu

Clifford K. Chiu has served on our Board since January 2017. Mr. Chiu is a corporate director and private investment firm senior advisor, including to Vista, as well as a board or committee appointee to government bodies and non-governmental organizations in the financial services, enterprise software, data and technology-enabled solutions, healthcare, education, social welfare and the arts sectors located in the United States and Hong Kong. Prior to that, Mr. Chiu was a partner at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., an investment firm that specializes in alternative assets, until his retirement in 2014. Over his 39-year career in the financial services industry, Mr. Chiu has held a number of public and private leadership positions. Mr. Chiu currently is a member of the Advisory Panel of Cyberport.hk in Hong Kong, an innovative digital community with 1,000 digital tech companies. Mr. Chiu is currently a director of Apptio, Inc., 7Park Data, Finastra plc, TIBCO Software, Inc., Infoblox, Inc., Regulatory DataCorp., Inc., and was previously on the board of Cambium Learning Group, a formerly publicly-traded education company, and Hsin Chong Construction Group. Mr. Chiu received a master’s of business administration from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Chiu’s board experience, coupled with his extensive experience in the financial services industry and with technology companies, make him a valuable member of our Board.

David Breach

David Breach has served on our Board since March 2019. Mr. Breach is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer at Vista. Prior to joining Vista in 2014, Mr. Breach worked as a Senior Corporate Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where his practice focused on representation of private equity funds in all aspects of their business. Mr. Breach was a founding partner of Kirkland & Ellis’s San Francisco office, and received numerous professional accolades while at Kirkland & Ellis. Mr. Breach is also a Principal of Vista and sits on Vista’s Private Equity Funds’ Investment Committees. Mr. Breach also sits on the boards of Vista portfolio companies Solera Holdings Inc., Mediaocean LLC, and Vertafore, Inc. Mr. Breach received a bachelor of business administration in marketing from Eastern Michigan University and received a juris doctorate from the University of Michigan, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif. Mr. Breach is currently a member of the State Bars of California, Illinois and Michigan. Mr. Breach’s extensive experience in the areas of corporate strategy, private equity and firm governance, as well as his experience on the boards of other companies, make him a valuable member of our Board.

Lisa Hook

Lisa Hook has served on our board since August 2019. Ms. Hook served as president and chief executive officer of Neustar, Inc., a technology company, from October 2010 until July 2018 and as president and chief operating officer from January 2008 until 2010. She joined the Neustar board in 2010 and continued to serve in that capacity until July 2019. Previously, Ms. Hook served as president and chief executive officer of Sunrocket, Inc., held several executive-level posts at America Online, Inc., was a partner at Brera Capital Partners, a global private equity investment firm, managing director of Alpine Capital Group, LLC, an investment banking firm, held several executive positions at Time Warner, Inc., was legal advisor to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and was a senior attorney at Viacom International, Inc. Ms. Hook serves on the boards of Philip Morris International, a publicly-traded leading international tobacco company, Fidelity National Information Services Inc., a publicly-traded global leader in banking and payment solutions, Unisys Corporation, a publicly-traded global information technology company, CubeIQ, a private company in the location intelligence space, and is a senior advisor on the Advisory Board of Trilantic Capital Partners. Ms. Hook has previously served as Senior Independent Director of RELX PLC and RELX NV, providers of information solutions, Covad Communications, Time Warner Telecom, K-12 Inc. and National Geographic Ventures. She currently serves on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee to which she was appointed in 2012 by President Obama. Ms. Hook received a juris doctorate from Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University and a bachelor’s degree from Duke University. Ms. Hook’s extensive board experience, her experience as an executive for both private and public companies and her experience in the identity, security and data privacy space make her a valuable member of our Board.

Michael Fosnaugh

Michael Fosnaugh has served on our Board since June 2016. Mr. Fosnaugh is a principal at Vista. Mr. Fosnaugh is co-head of the Chicago office and sits on the Vista Flagship Funds’ Investment Committee. Prior to joining Vista in 2005, Mr. Fosnaugh worked in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications group at SG Cowen & Co., where he focused on the software, services and financial technology sectors. While at SG Cowen, Mr. Fosnaugh advised clients on buy-side and sell-side transactions, public and private equity financings and other strategic advisory initiatives. Mr. Fosnaugh currently serves on the board of several of Vista’s private portfolio companies, including Advicent Solutions Inc., Alegeus Technologies Holdings Corp., EAB Global Inc., Greenway Health, LLC, Integral Ad Science Inc, Jamf Software LLC and Mediaocean LLC. Mr. Fosnaugh received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard College. Mr. Fosnaugh’s extensive experience in the areas of corporate strategy, technology, finance, marketing, business transactions and software investments, as well as his experience working with other technology and software companies, make him a valuable member of our Board.

Rod Aliabadi

Rod Aliabadi has served on our Board since June 2016. Mr. Aliabadi is a Senior Vice President at Vista. Prior to joining Vista in 2008, Mr. Aliabadi worked at the Stanford Genome Technology Center, focusing on the development of nanotechnology-driven diagnostics. Mr. Aliabadi currently serves on the board of several of Vista’s private portfolio companies, including EAB Global Inc., Integral Ad Science Inc. and Market Track, LLC. Mr. Aliabadi received a bachelor of engineering in biomedical engineering from Vanderbilt University. Mr. Aliabadi’s extensive experience in the areas of corporate strategy, technology, finance and engineering, as well as his experience on the boards of other technology and software companies, make him a valuable member of our Board.

John McCormack

John McCormack has served on our Board since June 2016. Mr. McCormack is an operating executive at Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, and was the chairman and interim chief executive officer of Fidelis CyberSecurity, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in threat detection, from January 2017 to July 2018. Mr. McCormack also was an advisor to the board of Forcepoint LLC (formerly Raytheon | Websense), a cyber security firm, from April 2016 to December 2016. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. McCormack was the chief executive officer of Forcepoint LLC and was the president prior to that. Mr. McCormack was previously the chairman of the Board of AppRiver, a company that specializes in cloud-based cybersecurity until the sale of the company in 2019. Mr. McCormack received a master’s degree in information management from The George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of New Hampshire. Mr. McCormack’s board and advisory experience, coupled with his senior management experience at technology companies, and his extensive experience and leadership at technology companies, make him a valuable member of our Board.

Yancey L. Spruill

Yancey L. Spruill has served on our board since March 2019. Mr. Spruill is currently the chief executive officer of DigitalOcean, Inc. Mr. Spruill was the chief operating officer and chief financial officer of SendGrid, Inc., a formerly publicly-traded provider of e-mail marketing services, where he served from June 2015 until its February 2019 sale to publicly-traded Twilio, Inc. Prior to joining SendGrid, Mr. Spruill served as chief financial officer at TwentyEighty, Inc., a provider of training and performance improvement solutions, from September 2014 to June 2015. From August 2004 to September 2014, Mr. Spruill served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at DigitalGlobe, Inc., a formerly publicly-traded provider of geospatial information products and services. Mr. Spruill also served on the board of directors for Rally Software Development Corp., a formerly publicly-traded provider of agile development software, from 2014 until its acquisition by CA, Inc. in 2015, and currently serves on the boards of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a publicly-traded electronic healthcare records technology company and Zayo Group Holdings, a publicly-traded provider of telecommunications infrastructure services. Mr. Spruill received a bachelor of electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s of business administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Mr. Spruill’s extensive financial expertise, leadership experience, experience with serving on boards of other technology companies and significant experience in the technology industry and at other technology companies, make him a valuable member of our Board.