Allan Leinwand is chief technology officer at ServiceNow responsible for overseeing all technical aspects and guiding the long-term technology strategy for the company. Prior joining ServiceNow, he was chief technology officer – Infrastructure at Zynga, Inc., where he oversaw the company’s infrastructure technology. Throughout his executive career, Leinwand was a venture partner for Panorama Capital, an operating partner for JPMorgan Partners, and founder of Vyatta, an open-source networking company, acquired by Brocade. He was co-founder and president of Proficient Networks and was vice president of engineering and chief technology officer for Digital Island, from inception and through its IPO and secondary offering. Leinwand was also an early employee of Cisco Systems, Inc. and performed both individual contributor and managerial roles for the company.
Leinwand currently holds a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He served as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Berkeley.