Homayun Yaqub is Senior Director of Strategy at Forcepoint. In this role, he partners with executives across various verticals to architect and deliver Forcepoint solutions to address human-centric business issues and better enable security/risk managers to safeguard their data and people assets. Yaqub brings more than 20 years of experience in the U.S. military, government, and private sector to Forcepoint.
Prior to joining Forcepoint, Yaqub was an Executive Director on JP Morgan Chase’s Global Security Team leading the firm’s Global Safeguard Program – a firm-wide initiative to analyze interactions between people, data, and their environment to mitigate current/emerging internal and external risks affecting the organization. Before that, Yaqub had multiple leadership roles in the Department of Defense leading specialized threat and risk management programs addressing critical national security concerns. He was also a founding member of The MASY Group, a Washington D.C. based security and risk consulting firm supporting both public and private clients.
Yaqub holds a Masters in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University, and a Bachelors in International Business from James Madison University. He is also a board member of the Homaira Rahman Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to creating sustainable opportunities for Afghanistan’s orphans.