Beyond Identity, a passwordless identity management pioneer, has appointed Donna Fowler as its Senior Director of Human Resources.

Playvox logoBeyond Identity a passwordless identity management pioneer, has appointed Donna Fowler as its Senior Director of Human Resources. Leading HR executive search firm Frederickson Partners managed the high-profile search.

In the new role, Fowler will be responsible for driving the people function and HR strategy for Beyond Identity, which was founded in 2019. As Senior Director of HR, Fowler will report directly to CEO and Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur Tom (TJ) Jermoluk. She will help establish the company’s talent strategy including talent acquisition, organizational development, performance management, total rewards and HR operations.

“I’m excited to welcome Donna Fowler as a strategic leader and an essential advisor to the executive team,” said Co-Founder and CEO Tom (TJ) Jermoluk. “Donna brings over 20 years of experience as an HR executive, and the talent expertise to develop, lead and grow an HR function that will propel us through the aggressive trajectory of growth we plan for 2021 and beyond.”

Fowler joins Beyond Identity from healthcare and financial services solutions firm Silverline, where she served over five years as Senior Director of HR. Prior to that, she held HR executive roles at Accenture, Citi and Lehman Brothers, where she served over ten years as Vice President HR Generalist. Fowler holds a BA degree in sociology and a certificate in business administration from Seton Hall University, and an HR Studies certificate from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

“I’m thrilled to join Beyond Identity in this new role,” said Fowler. “I look forward to working with this truly impressive executive leadership team to set the framework and guidelines for scalable and ongoing growth of the company.”

Headquartered in New York City, Beyond Identity was founded by industry legends Tom Jermoluk and Jim Clark to eliminate passwords and radically change the way the world logs in. Funded by leading investors including Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) and New Enterprise Associates (NEA), its mission is to empower the next generation of secure digital business by replacing passwords with fundamentally secure X.509-based certificates. This patents-pending approach creates an extended Chain of Trust™ that includes user and device identity and a real-time snapshot of the device’s security posture for adaptive risk-based authentication and authorization. Beyond Identity’s cloud-native solution enables customers to increase business velocity, implement new business models, reduce operating costs, and achieve complete passwordless identity management.

Frederickson Partners recruits high impact human resources leaders for innovative companies. Frederickson matches startups, tech unicorns, and the Fortune 500 with world-class full-time and project-based talent. The country’s leading People executive search firm, Frederickson Partners is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices nationwide. Clients include Alphabet, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Gartner, Gilead, Intel, Northwestern Mutual, Pinterest, Qualtrics, Roche, ServiceNow, StockX, The Nature Conservancy, Twitter, Uber and Workday.

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