SAN FRANCISCO — Okta is popping to a long-time Google govt to steer strategic planning for product improvement and its engineering and enterprise know-how groups.
Okta employed Sagnik Nandy as its president of know-how and CTO, in accordance with the corporate, the maker of identification administration software program, final month.
Nandy will be a part of Okta’s govt administration crew and report on to Todd McKinnon, co-founder and CEO.
The 15-year Google veteran constructed a repute for “successfully main improvement groups and delivering engineering options at scale.”
Most lately, Nandy served as VP of engineering at Mountain View-based Google, overseeing a number of “important elements” of the corporate’s core promoting enterprise and the “spine” of its income and progress.
Beforehand, he helped construct Google’s measurement and analytics choices, taking a number of merchandise “from inception to market leaders.”
Nandy has additionally held different senior management roles at Google, working in enterprise know-how improvement and design.
He holds a B.E. from the Birla Institute of Expertise & Science, Pilani in India and a Ph.D. in pc science and engineering from the College of California San Diego.
Oka’s identification administration software program for workers and prospects is utilized by over 13,000 organizations.
By the Okta Integration Community (OIN), over 7,000 purposes are built-in with the Okta platform.
“With Sagnik on the helm of our know-how crew, we’re deepening our funding and additional asserting the significance of identification,” McKinnon stated.
“As an engineer at coronary heart and by commerce, I’ve a particular appreciation for Sagnik’s spectacular background and depth throughout enterprise software program improvement, cloud infrastructure, and business-critical techniques.
“Past his technical experience, he’s a robust crew builder and understands the significance of individuals and tradition.”
Nandy stated identity is “crucial and highly effective part of a corporation’s know-how and safety technique.”
“Okta occupies the important place because the gateway to digitization for firms giant and small throughout the globe, and the chance this creates is super.
“I’m excited to construct on Okta’s already sturdy basis and lead the proficient crew answerable for the way forward for improvement and innovation on the firm.”