Thursday, 01 August 2019 14:59

Ross forges on as ForgeRock MD


Identity management provider ForgeRock has appointed James Ross as managing director of its ANZ operations.

“James Ross brings proven experience in delivering strong results, empowering teams and creating a culture with a clear focus on customer success," said ForgeRock CEO Fran Rosch.

"He will play an instrumental role in further expanding the ForgeRock business across Australia and New Zealand. I’m excited by the talent ForgeRock continues to attract. There is great momentum in our business that is clearly evident to the market, our customers and respected leaders like James and Russ [Kirby, ForgeRock's newly appointed CISO]."

Ross has spent more than two decades in enterprise IT and cybersecurity, most recently as ANZ north sales lead at Imperva.

He previously worked at CA Technologies as ANZ country manager for cybersecurity, and at Communications Design & Management as general manager for NSW.

Ross holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.


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Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.



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