Chief Executive Officer and President
With more than 25 years of industry experience, including serving as President of McAfee and prior as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Michael is leading the cybersecurity charge as Chief Executive Officer, President and Board of Directors member of Forescout. Michael earned a bachelor of arts degree from Villanova University.
Chief Product and Strategy Officer
With more than 20 years of industry leading operational and management experience, Pedro leads corporate strategy, engineering, products and research. Prior to joining Forescout, Pedro was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Go-To-Market Operations at McAfee. In addition, he has held several senior-level strategy and operations roles with EMC, Documentum and McKinsey. Pedro earned a MBA from Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley, and a CS in Computer Science from Instituto Superior Técnico in Portugal.
Co-Founder and Chief Research Officer
With over 25 years of high tech experience, Oded co-founded Forescout. He leads the company’s research. Prior to founding Forescout in 2000, he managed the Tel Aviv University Systems group. In addition, Oded was a co-founder of TapGuard Technologies. Oded earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Tel Aviv University.
Co-Founder and Chief Architect
With over 20 years of high tech experience, Dror co-founded Forescout and was the first code developer. He leads the design and architecture for Forescout products. Prior to founding Forescout in 2000, Dror served in a variety of roles at various organizations, including Nortel. Dror earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Tel Aviv University.
Chief Technology and People Officer
With more than two decades of experience driving global operational capabilities across some of the world’s largest cybersecurity and IT brands, Julie leads the People, Business, and Technology Operations at Forescout. Julie has extensive operational and technical leadership experience, having held prior roles at FireEye, Autodesk, McAfee and Oracle. Julie also serves on the Board for Axon and earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Santa Clara University
Chief Technology Officer
With more than 25 years of industry experience, Rob leads the company’s technology strategy. Prior to joining Forescout, he was Vice President and General Manager of Network Security Products at HP Software. Before HP, Rob served in numerous leadership roles at Symantec, ClearApp, SonicWALL, and Ignyte Technology, where he was Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Rob earned a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from San Jose State University.
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Brian leads the worldwide sales organization. Prior to joining Forescout, Brian led sales and operations at Tanium as the Vice President for Americas East and Canada, spent eight years at McAfee serving as the Vice President of Americas East and Canada, and seven years at Cisco in various sales and leadership positions. Brian earned a bachelor of science degree from Marist College.
Chief Financial Officer
With more than 25 years of financial and business leadership experience, Criss leads finance, administration and supply chain management. Prior to joining Forescout, Criss was CFO of Socialware, PSS Systems, Counterpane and Transitive Corporation. In addition, he has held senior financial positions at Sentient Networks and Apptitude. He holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from U.C. Berkeley.
Niels C. Jensen
Senior Vice President, Americas Sales
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Niels leads the North and Latin America sales organization. Prior to joining Forescout, Niels served as Federal Area Director for BMC Software and held increasingly senior executive sales positions at IBM. Niels is a graduate of American University.
Darren J. Milliken
Senior Vice President and
With over 20 years of legal, business and compliance experience, Darren leads global legal and compliance functions. Prior to joining Forescout, he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Accuray Inc. Before Accuray, he held several senior level legal roles at Sanmina-SCI, Voyan Technology, and the law firm of Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP. Darren earned a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Washington & Jefferson College, and a J.D. from Santa Clara University.
Senior Vice President, Research and Development
With over 20 years of research and development experience, Ori leads the product design and engineering teams. Prior to Forescout, Ori served in various roles at Tecnomatix and Avaya. Ori earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Tel Aviv University.
Senior Vice President, Customer Support and Consulting
With over 20 years of building, scaling and sustaining world-class support and service organizations, Jason leads customer support and consulting services. Prior to Forescout, Jason was Vice President of Customer Support Services at VCE. In addition, he has held various customer services leadership roles at EMC. Jason holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio Dominican University.
Chief Marketing Officer
With more than 25 years of computer and network security experience, Steve leads the global marketing team and inside sales. Steve has vast experience running marketing and sales organizations in both global and emerging markets. Prior to joining Forescout, he was Vice President, APAC at Palo Alto Networks. In addition, Steve has served as Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Field Ops at McAfee as well as Vice President of APAC and Japan at EMC. Steve earned a MBA from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
Chief Communications Officer
With more than 20 years of experience, Michelle leads global communications and oversees corporate, executive and employee communications, as well as investor relations and social media. Prior to joining Forescout, Michelle served as Chief Communications Officer at Fortinet and held various senior communications roles at Check Point Software Technologies and Compaq Computer Corporation (acquired by HP). Michelle earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from California State University, Long Beach, and is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI).