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Kunal Malik
Chief Technology Officer

BIOGRAPHY

Kunal Malik is in his second year as the 49ers Chief Technology Officer. In his role, he leads all technology efforts for the club as well as Levi’s® Stadium.

Prior to joining the 49ers, Malik led the creation of the IT department at Facebook, a department he founded in 2007 and helped enable the growth for one of the world’s leading companies. He was credited for building the next generation IT organization and created a technology culture that promoted innovation, fast execution and transparency with its customers.  He built a strong IT leadership team and delivered an aggressive IT portfolio that exceeded the company’s growth needs.

Kunal Malik is in his second year as the 49ers Chief Technology Officer. In his role, he leads all technology efforts for the club as well as Levi’s® Stadium.

Prior to joining the 49ers, Malik led the creation of the IT department at Facebook, a department he founded in 2007 and helped enable the growth for one of the world’s leading companies. He was credited for building the next generation IT organization and created a technology culture that promoted innovation, fast execution and transparency with its customers.  He built a strong IT leadership team and delivered an aggressive IT portfolio that exceeded the company’s growth needs.

In a career that spans over 15 years of technology experience in senior leadership roles, Malik has managed and developed large organizations. He guided successful technology projects based on a culture of innovation and collaboration. Malik’s background included a stint with the Buffalo Police Department where he leveraged technology to improve the response times of police officers and the productivity of local law enforcement. Subsequently, Malik excelled in senior technology management roles at Exodus Communications and Wind River Systems.

Malik earned his Bachelor’s of Engineering from Punjab Engineering College in India and his MBA from University at Buffalo. Apart from his passion for technology, Malik enjoys riding his sports bike with wife, Pooja, and golfing with his 7-year old son, Zubair.

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