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Myrna Soto is the Chief Strategy and Trust Officer for Forcepoint. A strategic business and technology leader, Soto drives and champions the company’s enterprise vision, strategy and programs to protect people, critical data and IP both within the company and for thousands of Forcepoint customers around the globe.
A transformational security and business leader, Soto has more than 25 years’ experience in information technology and security strategy and execution having held senior leadership roles with many of the world’s most recognized Fortune 500 brands. Most recently, Soto served as COO for Digital Hands, an award-winning managed security service provider. In this role she was a critical leader in securing the company's first capital round of funding and building the company’s world-class leadership team. Prior to Digital Hands, Soto was a Partner at ForgePoint Capital (Formerly known as Trident Capital Cybersecurity) and a member of the ForgePoint Capital Investment Team focused exclusively on investing in cybersecurity companies.
For nearly a decade Soto served as Corporate SVP & Global Chief Information Security Officer (GCISO) for Comcast Corporation. She led security and technology risk management for the Enterprise business responsible for aligning security initiatives with enterprise programs and business objectives across the company’s 54 business lines within the Comcast Portfolio to ensure information assets and technologies were protected across the global corporation. She has also held senior leadership roles at companies including MGM Resorts International (formerly known as MGM MIRAGE), American Express, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Kemper Insurance.
Soto also serves on the Boards of CMS Energy/Consumers Energy (NYSE: CMS), Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) and Popular Inc. which operates under the brand names of Banco Popular, and Popular Bank (NASDAQ: BPOP). And is recognized as a Governance and Board Leadership Fellow by the National Association of Corp Directors.
Myrna holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida International University, a Master of Science degree in Industrial Psychology, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Nova Southeastern University. Myrna also holds a Masters Certification in Program Management from George Washington University.