Additional Info

Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Director of Product
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)Palo Alto Networks
Company size (employees)10,000 or more
CountryUnited States
Headquarters RegionNorth America


Shraddha Patil, an adept tech leader, presently the Director of Product at Palo Alto Networks. With a rich history that encompasses a pivotal Senior Product Manager role at Salesforce, Shraddha has cemented her stature as an expert in cybersecurity and the development of secure products.
Leveraging her substantial experience, Shraddha specializes in conceptualizing, designing, and implementing cutting-edge cybersecurity products. Her strategic acumen and hands-on ethos have been pivotal in crafting innovative solutions that uphold digital security without compromising on ingenuity.
Her tenure at Salesforce played a pivotal role in shaping her affinity for cybersecurity products, charting her trajectory toward her current position. Shraddha’s leadership is hallmarked by her ability to cultivate collaboration and rally diverse teams around shared objectives. She staunchly believes that secure product development is the bedrock of a safer digital future, a principle mirrored in her string of prosperous product launches.


Shraddha Patil has been steadfast in her efforts to promote gender diversity within the realm of Cyber Security. Recognizing the underrepresentation of women and minorities in this field, she has tirelessly worked to both educate and empower women, actively seeking to increase their presence.
A prominent advocate for Diversity and Inclusivity, Shraddha is a beacon within her company and the broader Cyber Security Industry. Her mentorship has been instrumental in propelling numerous women forward in their careers, helping them navigate life transitions while remaining in the workforce. As a mentor at Cyversity, her impact is magnified.
Shraddha's influence extends to thought leadership, evidenced by her contributions to multiple publications. Moreover, she has taken the stage at conferences, participated in panels, and engaged with podcasts. Her commitment to breaking barriers and fostering change underscores her role as a visionary in the industry.