François Lascelles

Field CTO, Ping Identity

François is a member of the Ping Identity Office of the CTO. He provides product and strategic direction to customers and partners with a focus on API infrastructures security and API cybersecurity.

Prior to joining Ping Identity, François was the first developer and Chief Architect at startup Layer 7 Technologies until its acquisition by CA Technologies. François was part of a team that developed a best-of-breed API security gateway technology that disrupted a category. François helped define the application of emerging security patterns such as OAuth in the context of API management and led a field practice of architects helping customers with their digital modernization projects.