Peter Burke has become the new Senior Vice President of Research and Development at Ping Identity. Burke is a highly accomplished business leader with a Ph.D in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) and more than 25 years of technology experience spanning Silicon Valley startups to multinational organisations.
In his new role, Burke will drive product strategy and development across all Ping solutions, helping to further accelerate identity security and make access management simple for businesses and the consumers they serve.
“Peter brings a strong mix of R&D and business leadership success,” said Kris Nagel, chief operating officer at Ping Identity. “He is a visionary technologist with extensive experience in cloud-based enterprise software development. I look forward to working with him to accelerate Ping’s product capabilities and improve digital customer experiences around the world.”
Burke was most recently Executive Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Neustar, where he spearheaded R&D, service delivery and IT with a global team across eight locations. He joined Neustar from Arris, where he was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Global Video Systems business, serving Tier 1 telecommunication and cable operators around the world. Burke has also held executive management positions at InQuira, a leader in the Knowledge Management space (acquired by Oracle), Convergys Corp., and Ceon (acquired by Convergys).
“Identity is at the centre of keeping people and businesses secure in the digital world,” said Burke. “I’m excited to join Ping at such a transformational time and to further enable the world’s leading organisations with solutions that empower their employees, partners and customers with personalised, frictionless digital experiences.”