Eubanks, who joined the identity management company in 1999, sits down Face to Face with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber to discuss Internet security, the challenges for federated identity and the current outsourcing controversy.
John Thompson will retire in April, but will remain chairman of the board. Company COO Enrique T. Salem will take the helm.
Conventional wisdom was wrong regarding Oracle's ability to acquire its way into identity management. Oracle has gone from nowhere to a market leader in three years.
History is repeating itself in this market: Many of the hottest identity management firms are venture-backed start-ups, just like in the 1990s.