Yassir Abousselham was the Chief Security Officer at Okta. As CSO, Yassir was responsible for upholding the highest level of security standards for both Okta’s business and customers.
Prior to Okta, Yassir served as Chief Information Security Officer at SoFi, managing the company's information security, privacy and technical compliance. Yassir also founded and built the corporate data security and payments security programs at Google, and spent over a decade at Ernst & Young, consulting for Fortune 500 companies as they built information security functions, secure infrastructure and worked to achieve regulatory compliance.
Yassir earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration, as well as a master’s degree in computer information systems. He has two U.S. patents in trusted network communication.