Okta’s 2021 Tech Up-and-Comers

Meet this year’s list of up-and-coming leaders who are driving the innovation behind your favorite technology.

In our third-annual program, these are the people behind your favorite apps, services, and software. In IT, security, product management, and development, these up-and-coming leaders are thinking differently, leading with passion, and pushing the traditional narratives. Their aim is to move the needle within their organizations, and beyond.

Natalia Baryshnikova
Head of Product Management, Confluence Experience, Atlassian
Khanh Nguyen
Senior Engineer, Trello
Chitra Dharmarajan
Director of Product and Customer Security, Box
Shilpa Varma
Chief Architect, Box
Elvis Ha
Senior Director, Product Management, Cornerstone
Himanshu Singh
Head - Solution Engineering (Pre-Sales), Freshworks
Lindsey Martin
Director of User Experience, Lucid
Sara Asher
Sr. Director of Product Management, Einstein, Salesforce
Rukmini Reddy
VP of Platform Engineering, Slack
Varsha Garje
Director, Engineering, Sprout Social
Shayani Roy
VP of Product Management, SurveyMonkey
Gary Chan
Head of IT Infrastructure and Employee Services, Zoom Video Communications