Two executives from Ping Identity, which provides secure Internet access solutions for more than 300 enterprise customers around the world, have been added to the panels for Local Tech Wire’s upcoming “Executive Exchange” events that will focus on “cloud computing.”

Mike Donaldson, vice president of marketing, will be part of the panel for the May 5 event in Charlotte.

Mark Viens, vice president of services, will participate in the May 13 event in Durham.

LTW and the Carolina SaaS Users Group are partnering to put on the events.

Ping Identity also is a new sponsor.

Each event will feature a keynote overview of the latest “cloud” trends followed by a panel discussion with executives from several leading tech firms sharing their advice, warnings and insider knowledge.

Both events start at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $20 and includes lunch.

Kip Turco, chief operating officer at Hosted Solutions, will deliver each of the keynotes and moderate the panel discussions.

Panelists for the Durham event:

• Brian Hamilton, president & CEO, Sageworks
• Mike Donaldson, vice president of Marketing, Ping Identity
• Richard Qualls, principal field technologist – Systems Engineering, Sun Microsystems
• Jeffrey Gheraldi, Global vCloud & VSPP Sales Development, VMware
• Plus a representative from

Panelists for the Charlotte event include

• Mike Falkenrath, Solutions architect, F5 Networks
• Chris Tinsley, CIO, AvidXchange
• Jeffrey Gheraldi, Global vCloud & VSPP Sales Development, VMware
• Dave Purdy, EMC
• Mark Viens, Ping Identity vice president of services
• A representative from