Naveen Zutshi is the Chief Information Officer of Databricks. He leads the global information technology functions at the company and brings decades of IT leadership expertise to the role. As CIO, he ensures processes and technology infrastructure continue to evolve and optimize to support the future needs of Databricks’s customers, partners and employees.
Prior to Databricks, Naveen spent six years as CIO of Palo Alto Networks overseeing IT strategy and operations, helping the company scale rapidly and expand into new security categories. Prior to Palo Alto Networks, Zutshi served as the Senior Vice President of Technology at Gap Inc. He oversaw global infrastructure, operations and security for the company, championing the transition to a cloud-based infrastructure and helping scale the retailer’s e-commerce business.