Jon Runyan is Okta's General Counsel. As GC, Jon oversees all of the company's legal affairs worldwide. In addition to running the legal department, Jon is also a key executive contributor to a number of cross-functional strategic initiatives throughout the company.
Before joining Okta, Jon served as Okta's outside corporate counsel from the time of its formation. In private practice, Jon was a partner in Goodwin Procter's San Francisco offices as a member of the firm’s Technology Companies practice. Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Jon was an associate in Gunderson Dettmer’s Menlo Park offices.
Jon holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University, an MBA from the Yale School of Management, and a JD from U.C. Hastings, where he was a member of the Hastings Law Journal.
When not in the office, Jon enjoys hiking with his family in Marin County, golfing, fishing and is an avid San Francisco Giants and San Diego Chargers fan.