Harding returns to Ping Identity after two years of advisory and consulting work in the blockchain and identity space, including at Hedera Hashgraph.
From 2005 to 2018, Harding served as Ping’s original Chief Technology Officer and the company says Harding’s extensive background and unique historic knowledge of Ping will make him an “invaluable asset as the company continues to enhance its solutions and expands its global 3,000 customer base”.
Ping says that in his new role, Harding will help oversee the development and maintenance of the company’sstrategic vision and product roadmap, and support the sales, marketing, business development, and corporate development teams.
“There is massive opportunity for growth and innovation in our industry right now. Identity can and will be leveraged to impact digital experiences across the board for all people—whether they are customers, partners, employees, or citizens,” said Harding.
“I chose to return to Ping because of its prioritised investment in strategy and innovation that will bring identity’s full potential to life.”
“We couldn’t be happier to welcome Patrick back to Ping and have him on board as our Chief Product Architect,” said Andre Durand, CEO, Ping Identity.
“Having worked with him for over a decade, I know he has the market understanding and forward-looking vision that will continue to propel Ping and our customers toward the future of identity.”