Les Hazlewood

Senior Architect

Okta, Inc.

Les Hazlewood is an Okta Senior Software Architect, Apache Shiro PMC Chair, Ion Working Group lead, and JJWT lead. Prior to joining Okta, Les founded Stormpath, the first “API First” identity management company, and he has held senior architectural positions at Bloomberg and Delta Airlines.  Les has been actively involved in Open Source for more than 15 years, committing or contributing to projects like the Spring Framework, JBoss, Apache Shiro and JJWT. Les has a BS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, and practices Kendo and studies Japanese when he's not coding.