Ping Identity adds two tech execs to its directors board

Tuesday November 26, 2019 0 comments Tags: Denver, Ping Identity, Andre Durand, Yancey Spruill, Lisa Hook

DENVER  -- Ping Identity (NYSE: PING) announced the appointments of Yancey Spruill and Lisa Hook to its board of directors prior to its recent initial public offering.

Spruill is an experienced executive in the technology sector, and currently serves as CEO of DigitalOcean, Inc a privately-held cloud computing company.Ping_logoUSE 

Prior to DigitalOcean, he also served as the chief financial officer and chief operating officer at SendGrid (NYSE: SEND) a cloud-based email communications software company and chief financial officer of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a provider of geospatial information products and services, and led both companies through significant growth and initial public offerings.

He currently serves on the boards of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (NSDQ: MDRX), a publicly-traded electronic healthcare records technology company, and Zayo Group Holdings (NYSE: ZAYO), a publicly-traded provider of telecommunications infrastructure services.

Hook currently serves on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, where she was appointed in 2012 by President Obama. She also sits on the boards of Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in banking and payment solutions; Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS), a global information technology company; CubeIQ, a private company in the location intelligence space; Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM), a leading international tobacco company; and is a senior advisor on the Advisory Board of Trilantic Capital Partners.

Previously, she was president, CEO and board member at Neustar, Inc., a technology company that provides real-time information and analytics, in addition to holding several other executive-level posts.

“We were pleased to welcome Lisa and Yancey to Ping Identity’s board of directors earlier this year, and continue to appreciate their fresh insights to our technology and business priorities,” said Andre Durand, Ping CEO.

“Their executive and board experience in both private and public sectors make them valuable contributors to our growth and success.”