IDENTOS celebrates 10 years of innovation and growth

May 21, 2024

IDENTOS marks a decade of innovation and growth, reflecting on key achievements as it charts a grand course for the future

IDENTOS Inc., a leader in facilitating seamless access to healthcare and government digital services, proudly commemorates a decade of innovation, growth, and unwavering commitment to excellence. Founded in 2014 by Mike Cook and Hamid Arabzadeh, IDENTOS has emerged as a trusted partner for security software and IT services, with a focus on ensuring the security and convenience of login, identity verification, and consent processes for users accessing digital services.

From its inception, IDENTOS has remained at the forefront of technological advancement, driving positive change in the digital access and security landscape. As the company celebrates its 10 year anniversary, it reflects on a journey marked by significant achievements, including rapid growth, product launches, and strategic partnerships.

"We are thrilled to reach this momentous milestone in our company's history," said Mike Cook, Co-Founder and CEO of IDENTOS. "Over the past decade, we have witnessed tremendous growth and evolution, thanks to the dedication of our team and the support of our clients and partners. As we celebrate this achievement, we remain committed to our mission of empowering organizations to deliver more digital services with our innovative access management solutions." 

IDENTOS's journey of success has been characterized by several key milestones, underscoring its leadership position in the industry through:

  • Product Innovation: spearheaded innovation in the digital trust space with the introduction of cutting-edge solutions. This includes the launch of five different products, multiple services and a comprehensive platform to empower people to access digital health and government services securely and easily. This was achieved with a focus on interoperability, achieved through investment in open standards and protocols such as OAuth, OIDC, UMA 2.0 and FHIR.
  • Customers and Strategic Partnerships: won the trust of dozens of clients on visionary projects and initiatives aimed at accelerating the digital transformation journey for the communities they serve. These collaborations with customers and key industry partners have played a pivotal role in delivering better access to key digital services and have helped to put in place critical components of the digital public infrastructure customers needed to thrive in the modern digital age.
  • Talent Acquisition and Growth: scaled its workforce to over 60 employees, reflecting the company’s substantial growth.
  • Recognition and Accolades: garnered recognition for excellence from prestigious institutions such as the Globe & Mail and Deloitte across multiple years, underscoring IDENTOS’s commitment to excellence, growth and value creation for its broad community of stakeholders.
  • Expansion of Markets: established additional offices in key locations, including Victoria, Canada; New York, US; and Bad Aibling, Germany, to better serve its global clientele.

As IDENTOS looks to the future, the company remains focused on innovation, customer-centricity, and strategic growth. With a recent office move to 317 Adelaide Street West, in downtown Toronto, IDENTOS is poised to enhance its operational capabilities and better serve its expanding client base. The move represents not only a physical relocation but also a strategic investment in the company's future growth and success.  In addition to the office move, IDENTOS is gearing up to unveil new solutions in 2024, underscoring IDENTOS's commitment to providing an enhanced user experience.

Joe Mayer, Chief Relationship Officer of IDENTOS, added, "Our 10-year anniversary represents more than just a milestone; it symbolizes our enduring dedication to delivering value in the digital landscape.  Together, with our collaborators and partners, we have empowered countless individuals with access to important digital services that prioritize privacy and grant them agency over their data. As CRO, I couldn’t be prouder to stand alongside this exceptional team, united in our commitment to driving positive change and shaping a brighter, more inclusive digital future."

(source: Business Wire)