Matt Preschern is the chief marketing officer for Forcepoint. He leads the company’s global marketing organization that includes brand management, corporate communications, events marketing, digital and web marketing, revenue and field marketing, and sales enablement. He joined Forcepoint in January 2019.
Preschern is a veteran technology marketing leader with more than 25 years of experience in brand, digital marketing, demand generation and revenue management, customer experience, and corporate communications. Previously, Preschern was senior vice president of marketing at CA Technologies where he was responsible for the development and execution of global, regional and partner marketing programs across all businesses. He has also served as the CMO of HCL Technologies where he led the effort to substantially increase HCL’s brand recognition as a digital solutions, IT services and technology consulting company and supported its rapid, multi-billion dollar growth. He also served as the Enterprise CMO of Windstream Communications. Early in his career, he held numerous vice president roles at IBM across marketing strategy and performance marketing and played an integral part in launching IBM’s Smarter Planet initiative.
Preschern is an award-winning marketer, having been named among the top 20 most influential CMOs by Forbes and recognized for his success in driving marketing innovation by the CMO Club. He earned an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.