Chief Technology Officer
Tarun Malhotra is the Chief Technology Officer of InStride, a learning services enterprise designed to achieve significant social impact through partnerships with universities and employers, providing employees the opportunity to earn the highest-quality degrees. In his role, Tarun leads the end-to-end strategy and execution of the technology, applications, infrastructure and operations that power InStride’s offerings.
Prior to InStride, Tarun was Vice President of Technology for Disney Parks, Experiences and Products where he led the development and operations of their eCommerce marketplace and supported multiple lines of business. Most recently, he was responsible for the end-to-end technology for Disney Park’s retail, food and beverage, and park operations groups which included key digital and automation initiatives for guests, employees and operations. Prior to that role, Tarun built and led the technology teams behind Disney Park’s portfolio of highly rated mobile apps that fully digitized the guest experience. In previous roles, Tarun also led Disney Park’s marketing and e-commerce teams, including the rewrite of their ticketing sales website, resort sales website, search platform and marketing platform.
Earlier in his career, Tarun led the UI Engineering team at Orbitz Worldwide, which included the development of their white label platform to support their global portfolio of travel brands. He began his career as a consultant at Deloitte Consulting in their startup and finance practice.
Tarun holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.