Executive Profiles

David Bradbury, Chief Security Officer at Okta

David Bradbury

Chief Security Officer


David Bradbury, Chief Security Officer at Okta

David Bradbury is the chief security officer of Okta, an independent identity provider headquartered in San Francisco, California.

In the role, Bradbury is responsible for leading the overall security execution of Okta and manages a team tasked with navigating the threat landscape to protect the company’s employees and customers.

Currently, Bradbury helps Okta’s customers continue to adopt and accelerate security strategies that employ a zero trust approach, according to his LinkedIn profile.

He assumed his role at Okta in 2020 after spending three years at Symantec, where he was also a CSO and senior vice president. While at Symantec, Bradbury oversaw the company’s global security by crafting and implementing security cyber risk management programs that balanced product and business needs with customer expectations.

The information security management and information technology expert began his career as a software engineer at eBay in 1999.

He also previously worked at Barclays Capital as associate information risk director and at Commonwealth Bank in Australia as head of cybersecurity operations. He spent three years at Barclays and five years at CommBank, where he oversaw global accountability for detection and response to stay ahead of threats and attacks.

His areas of expertise include business continuity, computer forensics, vulnerability assessment, governance, and identity and access management.

The Okta CSO is a graduate of the University of Sydney with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

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