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Forcepoint Names Shayne Higdon as Chief Operating Officer

Forcepoint has announced that the transformational technology business leader, Shayne Higdon has joined the company as chief operating officer (COO). Higdon reports to CEO Matthew Moynahan and will be based in Forcepoint’s Austin, Texas headquarters.

As COO, Higdon will drive Forcepoint’s operational strategy leading the company’s engineering, product management, customer success, operations and service organizations as the company grows to more than one billion in revenue. He will bring a strong operational focus further expanding the company’s global industry leadership, growing market share of the company’s unique human-centric cybersecurity strategy, and optimizing the alignment and prioritization of company investments.

Forcepoint understands business transformation within today’s data-centric world and to be effective, modern cybersecurity requires we place people and data at the center of security design thinking. As we work with our global customers and partners to propel forward this critical industry paradigm change we need transformational business leaders who understand how to drive operational success in a dynamic industry still maturing. As Forcepoint COO, Shayne Higdon brings more than two decades of impressive strategic, operational and commercial accomplishments perfectly aligned to drive and extend the next-generation of Forcepoint’s market leadership ”

Matthew Moynahan, Chief Executive Officer of Forcepoint.

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