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Joyce Brocaglia

Founder, Executive Women's Forum
CEO, Alta Associates, CEO, BoardSuited
Joyce Brocaglia is the CEO of Alta Associates and Founder of the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security Risk Management and Privacy.

Founded in 1986 Alta Associates is the most prominent boutique executive search firm specializing in Information Security, Cybersecurity and IT Risk Management. Alta ranked one of the top 50 executive search firms in the US has an unprecedented track record of placing CISO’s and building world class organizations.
Joyce is a strategic advisor to her clients who has gained the trust and respect of the industry’s most influential executives by accomplishing their strategic and diverse hiring goals. She is a career advisor to industry thought leaders and sought after for her deep knowledge of the industry, market conditions, and building diverse workforces.

Joyce is known for her commitment to engaging, developing and advancing women leaders. In 2002 Joyce founded the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy. Today the EWF is the largest member organization serving emerging leaders as well as the most prominent and influential female executives in their field.

In 2019 Joyce founded BoardSuited, an online e-learning course that provides professionals with a practical approach to best prepare and position themselves for their first boardroom seat. BoardSuited combines a robust curriculum and insights from seated Board Members and C level experts to teach learners how boards operate, their roles and responsibilities as board members and guides them in creating their personal roadmap to the boardroom.

Joyce has acted as the career advisor of CSO Magazine, serves as an advisor to industry associations and has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Newsweek, Network World, Network Computing, Information Security Magazine, CSO Magazine and others. Joyce is a frequent speaker at industry events as a subject matter expert on strategic executive hiring and building cybersecurity organizations Joyce holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Montclair State University and is Certified Public Accountant.