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Alberto Yépez

Managing Director

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Greater cybersecurity will enable economic prosperity, protect individuals’ right to privacy, and further improve the ways we live and do business.  We are committed to working with remarkable entrepreneurs to make this happen.

Alberto is a Co-Founder and Managing Director at Forgepoint. He is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of building global businesses and leading them to successful exits.

Prior to Forgepoint, Alberto worked at Trident Capital alongside both Don and Will. Prior to Trident, Alberto was Founder, Chairman and CEO of enCommerce (acq. Entrust), Co-CEO and President of Entrust (acq. Thoma Bravo), and Chairman and CEO of Thor Technologies (acq. Oracle). Alberto has also worked as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Warburg Pincus, 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, Alberto held various senior management roles at Apple and Oracle.

Alberto serves as the Chairman Emeritus of the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC). He was previously on the Board of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and the Board of Trustees of the University of San Francisco.

Alberto holds a BS from the University of San Francisco. He also attended the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria in Lima, Perú. When not in the office, Alberto enjoys traveling to other countries to learn about their art, culture, and cuisine. His favorite cuisine is Japanese-Peruvian fusion.