Apple and Device Identity Industry Expert Joel Rennich Joins JumpCloud
Rennich to lead device identity strategy and development
Joel Rennich, JumpCloud Device Identity Manager
JumpCloud welcomes Joel Rennich
LOUISVILLE, Colorado, November 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – JumpCloud today announced the addition of a renowned appliance expert Joel Rennich as responsible for the identity of the device. Rennich will lead strategy and device identity development for the JumpCloud directory platform.
Rennich joins JumpCloud from Jamf, where he was Director of Jamf’s Mac account management and authentication solution, Jamf Connect. Rennich joined Jamf in the company’s acquisition of its company Orchard & Grove and its open source application NoMAD. Prior to joining Jamf, Rennich spent a decade as an enterprise systems engineer manager at Apple and founded AFP548.com, the preeminent website on Apple products and the mainstay of training for Apple sysadmins during from the early years of macOS X.
Rennich’s hiring follows Splunk veteran Scott Engstrom joins JumpCloud as SVP, Engineering, among other major announcements from the company. In October, JumpCloud Announced $ 225 Million Series F Funding, with a strategic investment from CrowdStrike and Atlassian. The company recently added board member Amol KulkarnI (General Manager of Engineering and Products, CrowdStrike) and Board Observers Casber Wang (Vice President, Sapphire Ventures) and Albert Koh (Vice President, Owl Rock).
“JumpCloud’s directory platform is unique in providing identity access and device management capabilities on Apple, Windows and Linux devices,” said Rennich. “This gives administrators using JumpCloud a robust platform to adopt Zero Trust models, solving the most pressing IT needs to secure remote and hybrid work. “
“All of us at JumpCloud welcome Joel, who brings deep device identity expertise to our product development,” said Jagadeesh Kunda, Product Manager, JumpCloud. “Joel is one of the industry’s thought leaders and engineers on conditional access policies and other technologies and approaches essential to Zero Trust. It will help us deepen and extend our Zero Trust security strategy through network, device and user attestation and will play a critical role in the architecture, design and implementation of the platform. Large-scale JumpCloud form on all operating systems and various computing environments.
The JumpCloud directory platform has garnered enthusiastic support from IT admins who use it daily, with the G2 review site naming it a leader in various categories such as single sign-on (SSO), identity and access management (IAM), cloud directory, etc., in addition to the CRN publication recognizing JumpCloud as a Technological Innovator Finalist. To achieve this and push the status quo, JumpCloud continues to work tirelessly to build a world-class team that goes above and beyond to iterate on the platform and make strides in the IAM industry.
JumpCloud Directory Platform Helps IT Teams Make Work More Efficient® by centralizing the management of user and device identities, enabling small and medium businesses to adopt zero trust security models. JumpCloud® has a global user base of over 150,000 organizations, with over 5,000 paying customers, including Cars.com, GoFundMe, Grab, ClassPass, Uplight, Beyond Finance and Foursquare. JumpCloud has raised over $ 400 million from world-class investors including Sapphire Ventures, General Atlantic, Sands Capital, Atlassian, and CrowdStrike.
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