Forescout Names Mark Jensen to Board of Directors
CUPERTINO, Calif. — July 24, 2013 — Forescout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of real-time network security solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced the appointment of Mark Jensen to the Forescout Technologies, Inc. Board of Directors. A veteran of Deloitte & Touche LLP, Jensen brings over 35 years of public accounting experience to the board and will serve as chairman of the audit committee.
Jensen has an extensive array of expertise in accounting, auditing and financial consulting services for high technology companies. He was most recently appointed to the Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) Board of Directors in June and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Unwired Planet, Inc.
“We are delighted to have Mark join our board at this important stage in the company’s development,” said Gord Boyce, CEO of Forescout. “His vast experience providing auditing and financial advice to high growth technology companies will complement Forescout’s long-term financial and industry goals.”
“As a network security leader, Forescout is capitalizing on the commercial demand for continuous monitoring and mitigation,” said Jensen. “I am excited to join Forescout’s Board of Directors and help contribute to the company’s strategy for accelerated growth and global market presence.”
Jensen was previously an executive at Deloitte & Touche LLP where he held many positions including U.S. managing partner of Audit and Enterprise Risk Services, Technology Industry, and U.S. managing partner of the Venture Capital Services Group. He also served as chief financial officer of Redleaf Group and held an executive position at Arthur Andersen LLP where he served as managing partner of their Silicon Valley Office and leader of the firm’s Global Technology Industry Practice.
Forescout helps organizations gain complete visibility and automated control for all devices, users, systems and applications attempting to connect to an enterprise network – wired or wireless, managed or unmanaged, PC or mobile. Forescout CounterACT identifies enterprise security control gaps, such as rogue devices, non-compliant systems or personal mobile device use, and offers options to isolate threats and dynamically fix issues with little or no IT intervention. The solution integrates with a company’s existing network, security, identity, wireless and mobile infrastructure, and it scales to serve large enterprise and medium businesses. The company has received numerous industry recognition for advancing IT-GRC controls for endpoint compliance and bring your own device (BYOD) policy, including: CISO Summit 2013 Game Changer and GOVTek Executive Government Technology Best Mobility Solution awards.
Forescout’s Board of Directors includes Richard Anton, director of Amadeaus Capital Partners Limited, Gord Boyce, CEO of Forescout, T. Kent Elliot, executive vice Chairman, Rami Kalish, Managing director and founder of Pitange Venture Capital, Theresia Gouw Ranzetta, general partner of Accel Partners, Doron Shikmoni, co-founder and chief strategy officer, and Hezy Yeshuron, co-founder and Chairman of the Board.
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About Forescout Technologies, Inc.
Forescout enables organizations to accelerate productivity and connectivity by allowing users to access corporate network resources where, how and when needed without compromising security. Forescout’s real-time network security platform for access control, mobile security, endpoint compliance and threat prevention empower IT agility while preempting risks and eliminating remediation costs. Because the Forescout CounterACT solution is easy to deploy, unobtrusive, intelligent and scalable, it has been chosen by more than 1,400 of the world’s most secure enterprises and military installations for global deployments spanning 37 countries. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Forescout delivers its solutions through its network of authorized partners worldwide. Learn more at www.forescout.com.
Forescout Technologies, Inc. is a privately held Delaware corporation. Forescout, the Forescout logo, CounterACT and ActiveResponse are trademarks of Forescout. Other names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.