New York, NY, December 02, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Frank Villavicencio, a known expert in the Identity & Access Management space, has joined Identropy as Executive Vice President to advance the definition and lead the execution of Identropy’s managed identity services
solutions strategy and business model.
Identropy is known in the industry for its identity management consulting practice, which helps organizations create an identity management strategy
(http://www.identropy.com/Services_identity-management-workshops) and roadmap, deploy effective solutions, as well as its innovative offerings such as iMIS and IC2, which streamline the adoption of identity management solutions and mitigate their operational risks once deployed. “The addition of Frank Villavicencio, represents a significant milestone in the evolution of our existing offerings, as we gear to turn them into game-changing approaches towards deploying identity management solutions”, states Victor Barris, Identropy's CEO. “Our insights in the marketplace, validated by our many clients, have given us evidence that we are at the brink of a significant transformation in the Identity & Access Management space, as clients continue to move away from the traditional, enterprise deployment models.”
“I am thrilled with the opportunity to lead this important area of Identropy’s business strategy”, says Frank Villavicencio. “This disruptive innovation signals the shift to a new paradigm in identity management after a decade of incremental evolution, and I am glad to be joining an organization that embraces and is poised to capitalize on this change. The adoption of managed service models, combined with Agile delivery methodology, and a focus on risk mitigation including operational risks, will immediately translate to shorter time-to-value for organizations, enabling them to truly take advantage of identity-enabled processes in a reliable, cost-effective and measurable way.” This is the focus of Identropy’s Managed Identity Services strategy.
Frank has more than 14 years of experience in Internet Security and Identity Management, spanning consulting, large implementations, business development, sales, product management and the invention of two awarded patents in the area of web access management, as well as published papers and public speaking engagements. He is the Chair of Kantara Initiative’s Identity Assurance Work Group, which is responsible for the Identity Assurance Framework (IAF), an industry standard for measuring and conveying identity assurance within digital identities. He has been part of Citigroup’s Managed Identity Services Product Management team, focusing on strategic partnership and business development programs at a global level. Prior to Citigroup, Frank worked at Oblix, Inc. and later at Oracle Corporation, after Oracle’s acquisition of Oblix. Frank has gained an international reputation for his exceptional leadership abilities and proficiency in the identity management space.