Irfan A. Khan is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bristlecone. An accomplished industry veteran, Irfan has 20 years of leadership experience in large and medium sized organizations. He is driven by his passion for generating value and growth.
Irfan is recognized for building customer centric organizations and driving business transformation. He has deep expertise in leading and managing turnaround growth strategies in business-to-business environments. Irfan’s unique blend of experience in Strategic Planning, Field Execution and Performance Optimization has helped shape organizations in building existing lines of business, launching new geographies and product lines. His decisive leadership has been a key factor in new market identification and strategic positioning.
He has previously held leadership roles at Microsoft and Hughes Software, where he successfully led organizational changes and process improvement in markets across the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
Irfan holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research and a Mechanical Engineering degree from College of Engineering and Technology. He has attended the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.
Irfan serves on the Advisory Board of several enterprise software and service organizations.