Vice President and Chief Security Officer

Alex joined VMware in July 2014 as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer. Alex currently serves as the Chief Security Officer and Global Crisis Management Chair. He is the senior executive leading all aspects of VMware’s information security, physical security and enterprise resiliency across the global organization.


Alex is a security industry veteran with over 25 years experience in leadership and 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 CISO for BillMeLater, Venture Partner for St. Paul Venture Capital and Chief Technology Officer at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). 

Alex Tosheff