As TechMD’s vCISO, Doug Foster takes on the role of the Chief Information Security Officer for our clients, helping them develop and execute long-term strategies to protect their business from cybersecurity threats. With more than thirty years of experience in the industry, Doug is uniquely positioned to help our clients get the most of out technology.
He is happily married to his wife, Andrea, and together they have four sons—Collin, Derek, Caleb, and Devin—and one grandson, Ean. Doug is from the St. Louis area and moved to Southern California in 2012 to join TechMD. He enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking, tennis, and Frisbee golf, and he can often be found working on puzzles, whether a technology-related question or a simple game of Sudoku.
Doug holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Electronics and a Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems (MIS).
Why do you love working at TechMD?
“I met Mark and Sebastian in 2007 as a part of a networking group, and I did not hesitate to join the team when asked in 2012. TechMD is staffed with best-in-class personnel, which makes for an exciting, enjoyable, and challenging work environment. And I love bringing CISO-level services to our clients, helping them align their cybersecurity strategy with their business goals.”
Name the best place to eat in Orange County.
“I think of eating out as an event, rather than something to rush through. So I love a lot of the restaurants along the coast in Laguna Beach.”
If you could have a superpower, what would it be?