Palo Alto Networks Names Naveen Zutshi As CIO

Dec 14, 2015, 08:00 ET from Palo Alto Networks

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, today announced the appointment of Naveen Zutshi as chief information officer (CIO).  Zutshi will report to CFO Steffan Tomlinson and be responsible for managing IT at Palo Alto Networks.


  • "I am pleased to welcome Naveen to the team; he is a thoughtful, pragmatic and results-oriented IT leader who brings proven IT expertise to our organization.  We're looking forward to his leadership in extending our IT capabilities in new and innovative ways that are strategically aligned with our business objective of having the right technology at the right place and the right time."
    - Steffan Tomlinson, CFO, Palo Alto Networks
  • "Palo Alto Networks is a game changer in the cybersecurity space, and the company's security platform plays an instrumental part in effectively securing thousands of organizations from successful cyber breaches.  I'm excited to join the team and extend for the whole organization access to reliable, scalable IT infrastructure that enables continued business growth and exceptional customer satisfaction."
    - Naveen Zutshi, CIO, Palo Alto Networks

Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, Naveen served as senior vice president of technology with Gap Inc. Before joining Gap, Naveen served as vice president of technology and operations for Encover, a SaaS CRM company, and held IT leadership roles with Cisco and Walmart.  He holds a BE in computer engineering from Bangalore University and an MBA from the University of Arkansas.

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