The Cleveland Cavaliers had megastar LeBron James. But ultimately, what the Golden State Warriors had counted for more: teamwork. A lineup representing diverse skills and experiences that performed in the clutch. The Warriors won the NBA crown in a thrilling, decisive fashion. I like to think it’s a good sign for Forescout – because our management playbook is not so different.
When I became CEO and President of Forescout I made it a top priority to strengthen the company’s leadership team. We owed our customers and partners the most diverse and experienced security expertise available. I wanted leaders with solid track records in strategy, marketing, and corporate growth – but also team players that appreciate one another’s strengths and know how to collaborate to win.
Now we have that lineup signed and delivered.
Dave DeWalt, CEO of FireEye, has joined the Forescout Board of Directors as Vice Chairman. Dave is among the most successful high-tech CEOs and is a legend in the security industry. He is helping to drive our growth strategy.
Pedro Abreu is the new Chief Strategy Officer at Forescout. Pedro has executive experience at EMC, Intel Security (formerly McAfee), and McKinsey. He’s run strategy and alliances at large organizations, and he is helping Forescout expand and deepen partnerships while ensuring we’re operationally sound.
Rob Greer, our new Chief Marketing Officer, brings Forescout 20 years of executive experience at HP Software, Symantec, ClearApp, Helius, and SonicWALL. Rob knows what it takes to meet market needs, generate product demand, ship on time, and exceed customer expectations.
This management team means real, specific benefits for Forescout customers. Having spent years at a variety of technology and consulting companies, not just security concerns, they bring broad perspective. They respect each other’s skills and the power of team play, so they can make things happen for you fast. While all could have had their pick of executive jobs, all opted to join Forescout because our size and growth trajectory offer an opportunity to lead the security market. And they take commitments to customers dead seriously.
Forescout has always delivered superior security intelligence and solutions. Now we are better equipped to help you respond to today’s growing range of security issues. Check out our entire leadership team. We are all pledged to grow Forescout and advance to the forefront of cyber security companies, and it starts with a winning team that puts customers and partners first. That’s the Forescout playbook: we’ll take great team dynamics over a star system every time. Look what it did for the Warriors.
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