Comcast Corporation Announces Promotion Of Myrna Soto To Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Security Officer
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today that Myrna Soto has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Security Officer (GCISO). In this new role, Ms. Soto is responsible for the alignment and development of cyber and data security strategies and policies across the entire Comcast enterprise, including Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and Comcast Spectacor. She reports to Michael Cavanagh, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Comcast Corporation.
"Myrna is an outstanding leader both at Comcast and in the information security and technology community," said Mr. Cavanagh. "We’re pleased to have someone with her expertise to oversee this critically important work."
Prior to this appointment, Ms. Soto served as Senior Vice President, Chief Infrastructure and Information Security Officer (CIISO) within Engineering & Platform Services for Comcast Cable. Ms. Soto, who joined Comcast in 2009, has more than 25 years of information security and technology leadership experience in a number of industries, including financial services, hospitality, insurance/risk management and gaming/entertainment. She 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. She also holds a Masters Certification in Project Management from George Washington University and is a Certified Project Management Professional.
A recipient of the 2015 CSO Compass Award, Ms. Soto also was named Information Security Executive of the Year in 2013 by ISE. She also was named one of the top 20 Most Influential Technology Latinos by CNET in 2014.