OneSpan appoints former Oracle executive Ajay Keni as CTO

Through hiring Keni as CTO, cyber security company OneSpan will look to continue its innovation within the financial services sector.

Keni, who brings over 20 years’ experience leading technology and product teams, will oversee development and delivery of OneSpan’s future product innovations, building on the organisation’s Trusted Identity cloud strategy to expand its anti-fraud solutions offering.

While at Oracle, where he served for 22 years after joining as a graduate, Keni led the delivery of Oracle Cloud’s identity strategy, Identity Cloud Service, and Key Management Cloud Service.

Keni’s predecessor, Benoit Grangé, will step into the new role of chief technology evangelist, and focus on engaging with customers and the wider financial services market.

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“OneSpan has an exciting future ahead in identity and anti-fraud technologies,” said new OneSpan CTO Keni. “There is clear market demand for OneSpan’s solutions, a strong worldwide banking customer base and a global team executing on this important and essential work in a digital world.”

Scott Clements, CEO of OneSpan, commented: “OneSpan’s Trusted Identity strategy envisions a cloud-centric technology stack that can be deployed in private, public and hybrid environments, one that will see the company further transition toward a cloud-first offering.

“Ajay is a proven leader who brings experience in product innovation and in implementing open cloud technologies that can be easily integrated and deployed at scale.”

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