Justin Somaini is VP and Chief Trust Officer at Box, where he is responsible for working globally and collaboratively across Box’s growing customer base, technical operations, business development teams, and partners to ensure the company is consistently delivering on its information security commitments, investing to meet the rapidly evolving security environment, and building transparent, deeply trusted relationships with its customers.
Previously, Justin created and held the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Yahoo!, driving security planning and operations for the company. Prior to Yahoo!, Justin was CISO of Symantec where 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, Justin was Director of Information Security at Verisign and an advisor to Palo Alto Networks.
He received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Drexel University.