N8 Identity Appoints Jim O’Donnell As Chief Executive Officer

BURLINGTON, ON (June 15, 2011) /CNW/ – N8 Identity Inc., Canada’s leading dedicated identity and access management (IAM) solution provider, today announced that Jim O’Donnell has been appointed Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. O’Donnell is a veteran information technology professional who brings a blend of deep technical knowledge and strategic business expertise to N8 Identity. Prior to Mr. O’Donnell’s appointment, he was the Senior Vice President, Information Security & Infrastructure Services at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) with overall responsibility for more than 1,300 IT infrastructure staff world-wide. RBC is Canada’s largest bank and one of the most prominent banks in the world. Mr. O’Donnell joined RBC in 1988 and held a number of increasingly senior executive roles, including 3 years as the Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, before being promoted to his most recent position.

“Every conceivable identity and access management solution was presented to me during my tenure as the head of Information Security and Infrastructure at RBC,” said Mr. O’Donnell. “In my opinion, none of the competing offerings address the broad range of IAM business issues – regulatory compliance, risk management, cost avoidance and operational efficiency – as effectively as Employee Lifecycle Manager® (ELM™). In simple terms, ELM™ orchestrates the entire IAM lifecycle from end to end. It is the right product for today’s complex IAM business needs and I am proud to be part of this exciting company.”

ELM™, N8 Identity’s industry-leading software, simplifies IAM by providing a pre-integrated solution for managing identities, access rights, assets, facilities, analytics and reporting. Detailed product information is available on the website – www.n8id.com

“The addition of Jim to the N8 Identity team will accelerate our already aggressive growth,” said Jay O’Donnell, President and Chief Technology Officer. “His expertise will be critical as our product continues to evolve and we launch significant new business initiatives with several of the most recognized companies in Canada.”

N8 Identity Profile
N8 Identity delivers measurable business value through identity and access orchestration. Based on its industry-leading IAM software solution – ELM™ – N8 Identity delivers proactive identity and access orchestration through the complete lifecycle of a user within an organization: onboarding, change in responsibility, ad-hoc self-service and offboarding. This proactive process-based solution provides improved identity governance, compliance, security, visibility and decision support to business managers. Augmenting its clients’ existing infrastructure, ELM™ is ready-to-use and delivered as a managed service, resulting in accelerated implementation and quicker time to value. N8 Identity is a privately held company headquartered in Burlington, Ontario.

For more information, please visit http://www.n8id.com

Contact:

Anita Tam
Vice President, Brand & People
Tel. (416) 800-4429
anita.tam@n8id.com

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