Carla Roncato covers identity management, access management, open identity standards, data security/content protection, and privacy and zero-trust initiatives as a senior analyst at ESG. Carla has expertise in cloud, software, hardware, and services. She has worked with organizations such as Cognizant, Intel, McAfee, Microsoft, and the OpenID Foundation, where she is an evangelist for open identity standards. Before ESG, Carla launched several funded SaaS startups as a part of Cognizant Accelerator Program. Previously, she was the VP of Product Strategy at an IDaaS startup backed by Goldman Sachs. Among her various roles at Microsoft, including in the Identity & Security Division (ISD), Carla launched numerous products from Windows 7/Windows Server to Office 365/Azure.