Alberto Yepez of Forgepoint Capital Shares 2022 Market View

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Alberto Yépez, co-founder and managing director, Forgepoint Capital

The world is a much different place since the previous in-person RSA Conference - and so is the cybersecurity marketplace. Alberto Yépez of Forgepoint Capital shares his view of the state of the industry and the market forces that may cause further change in 2022.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2022, Yépez discusses:

  • How the market has evolved since 2020;
  • Potential impacts of the Russia-Ukraine war;
  • Emerging technologies and companies to watch.

Yépez is a seasoned investor and serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of building global businesses and leading them to successful exits. Prior to Forgepoint, he was a managing director at Trident Capital. Before that, he was founder, chairman and CEO of enCommerce (acquired by Entrust), co-CEO and president of Entrust (acquired by Thoma Bravo), and chairman and CEO of Thor Technologies (acquired by Oracle). Yépez has also worked as an entrepreneur in residence at Warburg Pincus and a venture consultant at Bain Capital and was a consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense as part of the DeVenCI Initiative. Earlier in his career, he held various senior management roles at Apple and Oracle.

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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