Clear Skye Expands Operations to Europe to Meet Growing Global Demand for its Innovative IGA Solution
EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clear Skye® Inc., the “Better Way to IGA” identity company, today announced it has expanded its presence into Europe to better meet growing global demand for its innovative identity governance and administration (IGA) solution, and support its technology advisory partners in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. To lead this expansion, the company has hired former Ping Identity Regional Director Matt Westland as its new VP of EMEA. In 2020, the company reported revenue growth of 300 percent, expanded its team by 500 percent, signed key European clients such as Landis+Gyr, and added consultants and thought leaders across the globe, such as Devoteam, Sopra Steria, CapGemini and ITSM to its list of integrators and advisory partners. “The new EMEA operation is an important step in Clear Skye’s worldwide expansion strategy,” said Luis Almeida, Chief Revenue Officer, Clear Skye. “And we’re thrilled to have an experienced leader from the Identity Management industry in Matt Westland leading this effort.” “By opening operations to EMEA, Clear Skye can effectively meet the growing identity governance needs of markets outside the United States and continue to fuel our international growth,” said Westland. “Clear Skye has been named in Gartner’s newest Market Guide for IGA, and we’re proud to be the only Built-on-ServiceNow vendor selected in Gartner’s report. I am excited to join the company and address this growing global demand and new client growth by expanding into new regions.” “We are happy to see Clear Skye expand in the European market, where we have had a presence for more than 120 years,” said Todd Wiedman, Chief Information Security Officer, Landis+Gyr. “Thanks to Clear Skye, we have centralized our identity requests for our global operations, which has enhanced our data management capabilities, streamlined access to our service portal, and reduced the total cost of ownership for our IGA solution.” As part of its expanded presence in Europe, Clear Skye is growing its global partner ecosystem, including a key partnership with integrator partner Devoteam. “Clear Skye has identified a breakthrough identity platform opportunity in the security marketplace, and Devoteam is eager to bring identity on ServiceNow to our valued customers throughout the EMEA region,” said Renaud Templier, VP Global Trust & Cybersecurity, Devoteam. For more information, or to contact Clear Skye’s European Operations, see https://clearskye.com/company/contact-us. About Clear Skye Clear Skye is executing on its bold vision of simplifying security by delivering a cost-effective solution for today’s Identity Governance challenges. Clear Skye Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) is the only IGA solution built natively on the ServiceNow Now Platform, and as a result uniquely removes friction from business processes related to governing application access. Organizations can greatly increase the efficiency and effectiveness of IGA programs while leveraging and extending their investment in the ServiceNow Now Platform. Clear Skye IGA delivers the critical IGA capabilities of Identity Lifecycle Management, Access Review, Access Certification, and Audit-Focused Analytics without the overhead of standing up another new software silo requiring integration. While legacy IGA technologies require the addition of another complicated silo to be managed, Clear Skye IGA integrates simply as an additional business process automated by the Now Platform. By providing Provisioning, Access Request, Access Review and Analytics on the Now Platform, Clear Skye customers gain significant efficiencies in the way their IGA programs operate. Additionally, Clear Skye IGA leverages the benefits delivered by other solutions on the Now Platform, such as Configuration Management Database (CMDB); Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC); and Security Operations.