Todd McKinnon is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Okta. He is responsible for creating, communicating and implementing the overall vision and strategy for the company. Under Todd's leadership, Okta has grown into the leading identity solution with hundreds of enterprise customers.
Prior to Okta, Todd served as the Head of Engineering at Salesforce.com, where he helped grow the team from 15 people to more than 250, and the service from two million daily transactions to more than 150 million with industry-leading performance and reliability. Todd also has nearly a decade of experience working in various engineering and leadership roles at PeopleSoft.
Todd earned his bachelor's degree in business from Brigham Young University and his master's in computer science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He is as a regular contributor to industry publications, including Forbes, Fast Company, Fortune and the Wall Street Journal Accelerators. Todd also serves on the Board of Directors for Family House, a not-for-profit organization that provides temporary housing to families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at the University of California-San Francisco Children's Hospital. Todd also enjoys exercising and spending time with his family.
Co-Founder & CEO
Feb, 2009 - Current (over 7 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Aug 30, 2016||CIO - Okta's API access product targets the trend toward services|
|Jun 24, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Hot security startup Okta is not selling itself, it says ... so watch for IPO news soon|
|May 13, 2016||Computer Weekly - Public cloud uptake rises, but Europe still lags behind the US|
|Mar 20, 2016||WinBeta - Microsoft had a very bad week|
|Mar 16, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Microsoft changes its mind and re-invites the startup it was planning to boot from its conference|
|Feb 25, 2016||Inc.com - 7 Tips to Help Balance Parenting and Leading a Business|
|Jan 28, 2016||Sramana Mitra - 2016 IPO Prospects: Okta Prepares to Reveal Public Identity|
|Jan 15, 2016||Inc.com - Every Business Decision Should Be About Timing|