Myrna Soto Serves on the Boards of CMS Energy/Consumers Energy (NYSE: CMS), Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE ) and Popular Inc. Operates under the brand names of Banco Popular, and Popular Bank (NASDAQ: BPOP). She is recognized as a Governance and Board Leadership Fellow by the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Myrna Soto is COO of Digital Hands LLC, an award-winning managed security service provider focused on providing world-class security operations to customers and partners. Myrna was a Partner at ForgePoint Capital (formerly known as Trident Capital Cybersecurity) and was a member of the ForgePoint Capital Investment Team. Myrna remains a Venture Advisor for ForgePoint Capital. ForgePoint Capital is a venture capital fund focused exclusively on investing in Cybersecurity companies.
Prior to joining Digital Hands & ForgePoint Capital, Myrna served as Corporate SVP & GCISO (Global Chief Information Security Officer) for Comcast Corporation. In her role, Myrna was responsible for all security & technology risk management for the Enterprise. She was responsible for aligning security initiatives with enterprise programs and business objectives to ensure information assets and technologies were adequately protected across the entire corporation. Her scope of responsibility included over 54 business lines within the Comcast Portfolio. Myrna Served in her Role as Corp SVP & Global Chief Information Security Officer for nine years.
Myrna has over 28 years of focused Information Technology/ Security experience and accolades within a variety of industries, including financial services, hospitality, insurance/risk management, and gaming/entertainment. Prior to joining Comcast, Myrna served as CISO & Vice President of Information Technology Governance for MGM Resorts International (formerly known as MGM MIRAGE). She previously held senior leadership positions with American Express, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Kemper Insurance.
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. She is the recipient of the 2015 CSO Compass Award and was named Information Security Executive of the Year in 2013 by ISE. CNET also named her one of the top 20 Most Influential Technology Latinos in 2014. She was recognized by SC Magazine as the Top 10 Power Players for Women in Security in 2015, Top Women to Watch by Diversity Journal Magazine in 2017 named to the Top 100 CISOs list by Hottopics, in 2017 and named to the Top 50 Women in Internet Security in the same year. She was recognized by Multi Channels News as a member of the 2017 “Wonder Woman” honoree class. In August of 2019, she was named to ALPFA’s List of 50 Most Powerful Latinas in Business for the third year in a row, 2019 ranked as #1. She is a Maestros Awardee, named to Women’s Inc Most Influential Corporate Directors (2018), named by Bold Business as one of the Top 25 leaders in CyberSecurity (2018), and named as one of the World’s Top IT Security Influencers by CISO Platform (Dec 2018).