Jacques Frederic Kerrest net worth and biography

Jacques Kerrest Biography and Net Worth

Insider of Okta

Jacques Kerrest is the executive vice chairman, chief operating officer and co-founder of Okta, a computer software company. 

In his current roles, Kerrest is responsible for much of Okta’s day-to-day operations, such as working with employees, customers and partners to communicate the company’s vision of enabling organizations to better utilize technology. He helps set corporate priorities, oversees strategy, strategic partnerships, development, and heads up Okta’s social impact arm: Okta for Good. 

Kerrest also serves as the chairman and co-founder of neurotherapeutics company, Herophilus. The AI-driven company he started in 2017 deploys phenotypic screening to develop novel drugs for complex brain diseases. He also co-founded and co-hosts the award-winning podcast, “Zero to IPO.” On the podcast, he interviews some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley about their experiences building businesses.

Prior to Okta and Herophilus, Kerrest worked as a summer associate for Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, evaluating software investment opportunities and helping companies strengthen their operations. From 2002 to 2007, he worked in sales and business development for Salesforce. During his five years with the company, he began to build the Latin American sales organization and was twice the recipient of a Peak Performer Sales Award. 

Kerrest has always been passionate about enterprise technology, and early in his career he worked as the director of the enterprise technology division at Meridian Global Solutions in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. From 1997 to 2000, he held various internships as well as roles as a software engineer for companies like Moai Technologies and Sun Microsystems.

Kerrest currently serves as a member of the executive advisory board for the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. He earned his French Baccalaureate (sciences) from Lycee International de St. Germain-en-Laye in France, his B.S. in computer science from Stanford University and his M.B.A. in entrepreneurship and innovation from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

What is Jacques Frederic Kerrest's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Jacques Frederic Kerrest is at least $59,577.99 as of March 16th, 2023. Mr. Kerrest owns 701 shares of Okta stock worth more than $59,578 as of March 21st. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Kerrest may own. Learn More about Jacques Frederic Kerrest's net worth.

How do I contact Jacques Frederic Kerrest?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Kerrest and other Okta executives is 100 FIRST STREET SUITE 600, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94105. Okta can also be reached via phone at (888) 722-7871 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Jacques Frederic Kerrest's contact information.

Has Jacques Frederic Kerrest been buying or selling shares of Okta?

During the last quarter, Jacques Frederic Kerrest has sold $34,889.04 of Okta stock. Most recently, Jacques Frederic Kerrest sold 423 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.48, for a transaction totalling $34,889.04. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 701 shares of the company's stock, valued at $57,818.48. Learn More on Jacques Frederic Kerrest's trading history.

Who are Okta's active insiders?

Okta's insider roster includes Robert Dixon, Jr. (Director), Benjamin Horowitz (Director), Jacques Kerrest (Insider), Michael Kourey (CFO), Christopher Kramer (CAO), William Losch (CFO), Todd McKinnon (CEO), Charles Race (Insider), Jonathan Runyan (General Counsel), Susan St. Ledger (Insider), Brett Tighe (Insider), and L. Wilson (Director). Learn More on Okta's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Okta?

In the last twelve months, insiders at the sold shares 23 times. They sold a total of 94,662 shares worth more than $6,019,687.75. The most recent insider tranaction occured on March, 16th when CFO Brett Tighe sold 2,184 shares worth more than $180,136.32. Insiders at Okta own 7.6% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Okta.

Information on this page was last updated on 3/16/2023.

Jacques Frederic Kerrest Insider Trading History at Okta

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/16/2023Sell423$82.48$34,889.04701View SEC Filing Icon  
11/3/2022Sell18,729$49.15$920,530.35100View SEC Filing Icon  
6/27/2022Sell100$99.16$9,916.0016,561View SEC Filing Icon  
9/2/2021Sell33,228$270.61$8,991,829.08View SEC Filing Icon  
8/25/2021Sell36,902$258.76$9,548,761.5216,917View SEC Filing Icon  
9/16/2020Sell300$200.00$60,000.0010,630View SEC Filing Icon  
8/31/2020Sell200$210.10$42,020.007,542View SEC Filing Icon  
7/20/2020Sell2,755$212.25$584,748.7510,047View SEC Filing Icon  
6/16/2020Sell2,780$185.62$516,023.6010,629View SEC Filing Icon  
11/26/2019Sell86,140$130.23$11,218,012.20View SEC Filing Icon  
11/21/2019Sell300$130.00$39,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/18/2019Sell43,220$120.10$5,190,722.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/13/2019Sell21,610$115.05$2,486,230.50View SEC Filing Icon  
10/30/2019Sell4,738$110.07$521,511.66View SEC Filing Icon  
6/17/2019Sell1,550$127.85$198,167.504,751View SEC Filing Icon  
6/10/2019Sell1,784$131.52$234,631.681,664View SEC Filing Icon  
5/1/2019Sell1,784$103.62$184,858.081,664View SEC Filing Icon  
4/1/2019Sell1,784$83.58$149,106.721,664View SEC Filing Icon  
3/20/2019Sell329,553$81.81$26,960,730.9311,213View SEC Filing Icon  
3/18/2019Sell4,374$82.31$360,023.9412,350View SEC Filing Icon  
1/22/2019Sell166,666$76.82$12,803,282.12View SEC Filing Icon  
9/17/2018Sell1,177$69.85$82,213.45View SEC Filing Icon  
8/15/2018Sell1,177$54.41$64,040.57View SEC Filing Icon  
7/17/2018Sell1,177$54.97$64,699.69View SEC Filing Icon  
6/13/2018Sell339,797$52.94$17,988,853.18View SEC Filing Icon  
4/17/2018Sell171,671$40.77$6,999,026.67View SEC Filing Icon  
11/24/2017Sell6,612$30.34$200,608.08View SEC Filing Icon  
11/22/2017Sell159,605$30.06$4,797,726.30View SEC Filing Icon  
11/17/2017Sell5,500$30.00$165,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/10/2017Sell85,858$28.98$2,488,164.84View SEC Filing Icon  
10/18/2017Sell95,366$27.14$2,588,233.24View SEC Filing Icon  
10/16/2017Sell39,705$27.63$1,097,049.15View SEC Filing Icon  
10/12/2017Sell122,504$28.59$3,502,389.36View SEC Filing Icon  
10/11/2017Sell88,625$28.62$2,536,447.50View SEC Filing Icon  
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Okta Company Overview

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Okta, Inc. engages in the provision of an identity management platform for enterprises. It operates through the United States and International geographical segments. The firm's products include single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, API access management, authentication, user management, and lifecycle management. The company was founded by Todd McKinnon and J. Frederic Kerrest in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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