Justin Somaini, Box

December 4, 2013 · Posted in Speaker Bios 

Justin Somaini - BoxJustin Somaini
Chief Trust Officer
Box

Mr. Justin Somaini is the Chief Trust Officer at Box, Inc. since April 2013. With more than 15 years of information security experience, Somaini is seen as a leader in the industry who promotes an evolution of the security and risk management models. Through his public speaking and industry involvement he has given extensive talks and interviews on the threat landscape, public policy, security management and risk management. Prior to Box, Mr. Somaini created and held the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Yahoo!, driving security planning and operations for the company, which serves more than 700 million consumers worldwide. Prior to Yahoo!, he was CISO of Symantec. He developed the company’s Information Security Enterprise Risk Management process, worked cross-functionally to manage critical incidents to resolution and drove implementation of controls for both a significant threat environment and regulatory needs. In addition to his roles at Yahoo! and Symantec, Mr. Somaini was Director of Information Security at Verisign and an advisor to Qualys, Palo Alto Networks, Sentinel Labs, SourceClear, Solve Media and others. He received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Drexel University.

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