Colette D’Alessandro is an Account Executive at Ping Identity and a co-founder of Women in Identity.
She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish for the Professions from the University of Colorado at Boulder and received her Masters in International Business and Entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado at Denver.
Her master’s degree, along with her Irish citizenship, have allowed her to relocate from her hometown of Denver, Colorado to the United Kingdom, where she now works out of Ping’s EMEA headquarters in London.
As a part of Women in Identity, she’s focused on helping organisations learn more about inclusivity, not only in their workforce, but also in the development of new technologies in the identity security sector.
Emma Lindley is an independent consultant, industry, and board advisor in the digital identity industry.
She is co-founder of Women in Identity, board advisor for SurfShark a global privacy-protecting VPN company and on the editorial board of Good ID.
Over a career of 18 years in identity Emma has held various roles, Head of Identity and Risk at Visa, board roles at Confyrm, Innovate Identity and The Open Identity Exchange. She has been recognised in the InnFin Powerlist for Women, KNOW Identity Top 100 leaders in Identity, Women in Tech Awards, Most Influential Women In Tech, and was voted CEO of the year at the KNOW Identity Awards. She has an MBA from Manchester Business School and completed her thesis in Competitive Strategy in the Identity Market.