Auth0 Adds SaaS Luminaries to its Board of Directors

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The Identity-as-a-Service platform appoints Zapproved’s Monica Enand and Heroku’s Peter van Hardenberg to its board

Auth0, the leading universal identity platform, today announced that it has appointed Monica Enand and Peter van Hardenberg as independent members to its board of directors. Monica and Peter join Auth0 co-founder Eugenio Pace, Auth0 CEO Jon Gelsey and Bessemer Venture Partners VP Sunil Nagaraj as members of the board of directors.

“As successful entrepreneurs that have built modern SaaS businesses from scratch, both Monica and Peter will each contribute unique experiences to accelerate Auth0’s growth,” said Jon Gelsey, Auth0 CEO. “Peter has deep experience running and building world-class developer tools and Monica is a seasoned, venture-backed founder and CEO with strong enterprise sales and marketing expertise. We are honored that they’ve agreed to apply their knowledge and experience to further accelerate our success.”

Monica Enand is the founder and CEO of Zapproved, a SaaS legal compliance and e-discovery platform. She has extensive management and software experience, previously holding leadership positions with industry leaders such as IBM and Intel. In 2014, Monica was appointed by the Governor of Oregon to the Oregon Growth Board, and she is also a board member at the Technology Association of Oregon.

Peter van Hardenberg has extensive experience working as an advisor to developer-oriented startups. He is currently the co-founder of the Heroku Postgres product team, and is responsible for designing, developing and operating the largest cluster of SaaS Postgres databases in the world. In his time at Heroku, Peter has also overseen the ecosystem partnerships team and was part of the company’s acquisition by Salesforce in 2010. Peter has a passion for helping software developers get their applications running and making sure they’re successful.

Auth0 is on a mission to simplify enterprise, social and custom identity management for developers everywhere. The company recently secured Series A funding of over $9M. Auth0’s 25,000+ subscribers include world-class enterprises like Schneider Electric, JetPrivilege, and HarperCollins Publishing, and are located in more than 150 countries worldwide.

About Auth0
Auth0 is identity made simple for developers. The company, a universal platform for authentication and authorization, makes it easy for developers to implement even the most complex identity solutions for their web, mobile and internal applications, APIs and IoT devices. Auth0 enables developers and IT staff to easily and securely set up social and enterprise identity provider registration and login, username and password, single-sign-on, multifactor authentication and more. Auth0 has more than 25,000 subscribers in more than 150 countries, ranging in size from small startups to the world’s largest and most successful enterprises. Auth0 is headquartered in Bellevue, WA. Investors include Bessemer Venture Partners, K9 Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, Founders Co-Op, Portland Seed Fund and NXTP Labs. For more information visit or follow @auth0.

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