Keynote Speakers

Thomas M. Siebel

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
C3 IoT

Monday, February 26
10:00 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.,
Salon I

Mr. Siebel is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of C3 IoT, the leading software PaaS provider for rapidly developing and operating big data, predictive analytics, AI, and IoT applications at industrial scale.

Mr. Siebel founded Siebel Systems, a leader in application software with revenue exceeding $2 billion before merging with Oracle in 2006. Mr. Siebel received a B.A., M.B.A., and M.S. in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He serves on the board of advisors of the engineering colleges at UC Berkeley and the University of Illinois at Urbana. He is a former Princeton trustee and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2013.

Tal Brener

Chief Financial Officer

Monday, February 26
2:00 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.,
Salon I

Tal is a 12-year veteran of the technology and mobility industries and has more than 15 years’ experience in finance positions. In 2011, upon leaving Dan, Tal joined Gettaxi (Gett), then a young start-up ready to revolutionize the transportation industry. As a long-time member of Gett’s senior management, Tal has been integral to Gett’s growth, helping it become the top on-demand mobility company in Europe, with availability in more than 100 cities worldwide, including London, Moscow and New York. During Tal’s tenure as CFO, Gett’s revenues grew to more than $800 million while maintaining strict financial discipline – as Gett is already profitable in its early markets. Tal manages the company’s finance, legal, IT and compliance functions, as well as serving as an advisor to its board of directors.

Todd McKinnon

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Okta, Inc.

Tuesday, February 27
10:00 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.,
Salon I

Todd McKinnon is Chief Executive Officer and co-Founder of Okta. He is responsible for creating, communicating and implementing the overall vision and strategy for the company. Under Todd’s leadership, Okta has grown into the leading identity solution, with thousands of customers.

Prior to founding Okta, Todd served as Head of Engineering at, where he helped grow the team from 15 people to more than 250 and the service from two million daily transactions to more than 150 million with industry-leading performance and reliability. Todd also has nearly a decade of experience working in various engineering and leadership roles at PeopleSoft.

Todd earned his B.S. in management and information systems from Brigham Young University and his M.S. in computer science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He is as a regular contributor to industry publications, including Forbes, Fast Company, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal’s The Accelerators.