Women Reshaping The Cybersecurity Industry: Comcast’s Nicole Bucala On The Five Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Career In The Cybersecurity Industry
The cybersecurity industry has become so essential and exciting. What is coming around the corner? What are the concerns we should keep an eye out for? How does one succeed in the cybersecurity industry? As a part of this interview series we had the pleasure of interviewing Nicole Bucala.
Nicole Bucala is a cybersecurity executive who specializes in launching innovative product lines and driving growth through strategic partnerships. She has held strategy and operations, strategic alliances and business development leadership positions at VC-backed startups as well as larger public and private-equity-backed global cybersecurity vendors, demonstrating a unique ability to bring order to chaos, and agility to process. She currently leads CTS’ Cybersecurity BU as Vice President and General Manager, where she is in charge of the overall development and commercialization of Comcast’s security data fabric platform. Prior to Comcast, she held senior leadership or executive roles at Zscaler, Illusive Networks and RSA Security. Before entering commercial cybersecurity, she founded and served as CEO of MIFCOR, an early-stage biotechnology startup, and began her career serving her country by conducting counterterrorism operations for the U.S. government. Bucala holds a bachelors of science from MIT, a Masters of Science from Georgetown Medical School and an MBA from Harvard Business School.