Jason Kees has been appointed Ping Identity's new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He will spearhead Ping Identity’s security initiatives that support new services and offerings while ensuring the security, safety and reliability of the company’s IT infrastructure.

Kees is a seasoned information security leader with a track record of enhancing cybersecurity strategies for large enterprises, managing best-in-class security teams with vast knowledge in addressing customer security and cloud infrastructure needs as companies progress through digital transformations.

With more than 20 years of experience in the security domain, Kees most recently served as vice president and CISO at Groupon, where he built the enterprise security organization from the ground up. In addition, Kees served as director of information security at CBS Interactive, where he owned the information security strategy, security compliance and incident response programs. Kees began his career as a network security leader for McAfee, which ultimately advanced into senior management roles at Siebel and Oracle.

Joining Ping Identity “is both an honor and adventure as businesses seek better ways to enable secure, extraordinary digital experiences for customers and their workforce,” said Kees.