Frederic Kerrest

Frederic Kerrest is the COO and co-founder of Okta, the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. As techs execs, Frederic and Okta co-founder and CEO Todd McKinnon (who is also a regular contributor to Inc.com) have decades of experience and insights to share from building and scaling technology companies. Frederic currently serves as an advisor and mentor to early-stage software companies at the MIT Trust Center for Entrepreneurship and the Stanford StartX Accelerator program. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading historical biographies, playing ice hockey, and supporting the San Jose Sharks.