Primary Role
Chief Security Officer at Okta

Person Details


David Baker is the Chief Security Officer at Okta. As CSO, David is responsible for the security of Okta’s service, helping the company focus on customer success by solving the security challenges enterprises face as they evolve operations into the cloud.

Prior to Okta, David served as the Vice President of Services at IOActive, the Security Architect at Webex Communications, and a Network Engineer at Loudcloud. David also has experience as a research scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, bringing to Okta over 15 years of experience in enterprise data security, information technology and government computer research industries.

David earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at California State Polytechnic University-Pomona and his master’s degree in aeronautical engineering at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. David also enjoys competitive cycling and running.

Experience (4)

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    Chief Security Officer
    Jun, 2012
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    Vice President, Services
    Aug, 2008 - Jun, 2012
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    Director of Security Architecture
    Jan, 2007 - Aug, 2008
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    WebEx Communications

    Security Architect
    May, 2001 - Jan, 2007