SAN FRANCISCO — Okta is popping to a long-time Google government to guide 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 keeping with the corporate, the maker of id administration software program, final month.
Nandy will be a part of Okta’s government 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 not too long ago, Nandy served as VP of engineering at Mountain View-based Google, overseeing a number of “vital parts” 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 Know-how & Science, Pilani in India and a Ph.D. in laptop science and engineering from the College of California San Diego.
Oka’s id administration software program for workers and clients is utilized by over 13,000 organizations.
By way of the Okta Integration Community (OIN), over 7,000 functions 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 id,” McKinnon mentioned.
“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 mentioned identity is “a very powerful and highly effective element of a corporation’s know-how and safety technique.”
“Okta occupies the vital place because the gateway to digitization for corporations massive and small throughout the globe, and the chance this creates is great.
“I’m excited to construct on Okta’s already robust basis and lead the gifted crew answerable for the way forward for improvement and innovation on the firm.”