Kia Behnia, Vice President, IT Operations at Splunk, has over 25 years of industry experience in IT operations, cloud platforms, enterprise mobility and digital transformation. Most recently, he served as a board member of PowWow Mobile. Prior to this, Mr. Behnia was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at BMC Software for nearly a decade, where he led strategy for all products including enterprise mobility, datacenter automation and hybrid-cloud management. Previously, Mr. Behnia served as Chief Technology Officer at Marimba Inc., where he played an instrumental role in the design and delivery of Marimba products, as well as oversaw technology partnerships. Mr. Behnia holds a B.A. degree in Computer Science from University of California at Davis.