Alex joined VMware in July 2014 as part of the senior leadership team as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer. Alex currently serves as the Chief Security Officer and leads the team responsible for VMware’s critical information security, physical security and enterprise resiliency across the global organization. Alex is an industry veteran with 25 years experience in senior leadership and information security. Alex holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics from California State University. Prior to joining VMware Alex was the Chief Information Security Officer at PayPal. Alex also served as Venture Partner for St. Paul Venture Capital and Chief Technology Officer at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Alex serves on the executive advisory board for several security related companies, including Tenable, vArmor and CounterTack. Alex enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and has a passion for photography, cooking and all things outdoors.