Rocketeers Recognized: Kathy Tullio, Delivery Architect

Let us introduce you to Kathy – a powerhouse of determination, always ready to lend a hand, and deeply involved in everything she does. Her mornings kick off at 5am with invigorating outdoor adventures like biking and running, accompanied by creative sewing and baking ventures. Imagine Kathy winning the lottery – the first thing on her mind? Easing her family’s burdens and creating lasting memories.  

And here’s the cherry on top: Kathy’s pioneering achievement is becoming the very first female in the world to hold the Okta Technical Architect Certification, highlighting her commitment to teamwork and smashing stereotypes. 

So, let’s dive in and uncover what makes Kathy shine so brightly in every aspect of her life. 

What three words would your friends use to describe you?  

Helpful, Involved, Determined  

Beyond work, passions, hobbies, interests?  

I’m very active and love working out. You can find me biking, running or hiking. When I’m not outside, I like sewing and baking as well.  

Do you have a morning or evening routine?  

I get up about 5am, go for a walk or run, sometimes workout, shower and change, eat breakfast and then sit down to work.  

If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money?  

I would help my family pay off their bills and then take a vacation with my family! And maybe buy a weekend home.  

What’s your favorite way to spend a day off?  

Biking or hiking with friends or my kids. I love spending time doing anything with my boys. 

If you could only eat one dish for the rest of your life, what would it be?  

Either Tacos or Salmon. I love both and could eat them every day.  

What was your first job?  

My first job was working at Taco Bell. I still can’t eat there! 

What was your favorite subject in high school or college?  

Math and Networking 

What originally got you interested in your current field of work?  

I knew I liked working with numbers and solving problems, but I wasn’t really looking at IT until my mom suggested it. 

What do you enjoy most about your role?  

I love helping others learn something new and working with others to troubleshoot. It makes me feel great!  

What is the key to achieving success in your role?  

The key is asking for help and documenting anything new, along with reading articles about the business.  

What topic could you give an hour-long presentation on with little to no preparation?  

Utilizing Okta best practices! 

What’s the best career advice you’ve ever heard? 

Love what you do. 

What advice would you give to your younger self, from a professional perspective?  

Take the leap sooner! It’s a blast!  

If you could change one thing about your job, what would it be?  

Because I like a collaborative environment, I would welcome even more interaction with co-workers. 

What’s the career highlight you’re most proud of?  

Obtaining my Okta Certified Technical Architect Certification.

If you’d like to join Kathy and hundreds of other motivated BeyondID Rocketeers, check out our open positions.

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