Professional Background: Naveen joined Palo Alto Networks, a leading global cybersecurity company, as Sr. Vice President and Chief Information Officer in December 2015. In this role, he is responsible for Palo Alto Network’s Information technology solutions, driving a comprehensive strategy for information technology that will help scale the company rapidly, deliver on innovative solutions globally, and build a world class IT organization. Naveen’s experience spans applications, software development, infrastructure and leading organizations from large scale enterprises to small startups. Prior to Palo Alto Networks, Naveen was Senior Vice President, Technology at Gap Inc. responsible for the company’s infrastructure, operations, and information security organizations. Before Gap, Naveen held senior positions at SaaS CRM company Encover, at Cisco, and at Wal-Mart.
Education: Bangalore University, BE (Computer Engineering); University of Arkansas, MBA.