James Beer currently serves as the Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer of McKesson Corporation ForeScout Technologies, a provider of agentless cyber security, has announced the appointment of James Beer to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Beer currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McKesson Corporation, which is ranked fifth on the Fortune 500 and is the largest U.S. healthcare services and information technology company. Prior to joining McKesson, Beer served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Symantec Corp. and as the Chief Financial Officer of AMR Corp. and American Airlines.Vast experience“James’ 30 plus years of in-depth global business and financial experience working in highly regulated industries will add invaluable perspective to our Board of Directors, a group comprised of carefully selected and highly successful executives,” said Michael DeCesare, President and CEO of ForeScout. “James’ counsel will help us accelerate the growth of the business and to continue protecting our customers against advanced threats.”“The proliferation of traditional and Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the enterprise has created an attractive opportunity for ForeScout to shape the market, and the company is well positioned to emerge as an industry leader in cyber security,” said Beer. “I look forward to contributing to ForeScout’s success and applying my financial counsel and experience by serving on its Board.”Board of Directors “The proliferation of traditional and Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the enterprise has created an attractive opportunity for ForeScout to shape the market" With this appointment, the ForeScout Board of Directors now consists of Hezy Yeshurun, ForeScout Chairman and Co-founder; David Dewalt, ForeScout Vice-Chairman and former CEO of FireEye and McAfee; Michael DeCesare, ForeScout President and CEO; Richard Anton, Partner at Amadeus Capital Partners; T. Kent Elliot, former President and CEO of Vienna Systems; Theresia Gouw, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Aspect Ventures; Mark Jensen, Former Managing Partner of Venture Capital Services at Deloitte; Rami Kalish, Managing General Partner and co-founder of Pitango; Enrique Salem, Managing Director of Bain Capital Ventures and former CEO of Symantec Corp., and James Beer, Executive Vice President and CFO of McKesson Corporation.Beer currently sits on the Board of Celesio AG, a leading European pharmaceutical distributor and retailer, and is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Advisory Council. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College, London University, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
DeBell will be responsible for the channel sales and distribution strategy ForeScout Technologies, specialists in agentless cybersecurity, announced that Todd DeBell has joined the company’s leadership team as Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales. In this role, DeBell will be responsible for the channel sales and distribution strategy with a focus on accelerating ForeScout’s channel programme to address the growing demand for the company’s products. DeBell joins ForeScout after spending five years at FireMon, where he built the global partner and distribution programme. During his time at FireMon, revenue grew more than 400 percent as DeBell managed 26 global distribution partners and a global network of more than 240 channel partners. Relevant and unique skill set “Todd brings more than two decades of channel, sales and cybersecurity experience—his past success really speaks for itself,” said ForeScout President and CEO Michael DeCesare. “Todd’s unique skill set is perfectly suited to guide ForeScout’s channel distribution and sales strategy into new and emerging markets across the globe.” “It’s an exciting time to join ForeScout and help the company execute on its vision of selling 100 percent through the channel,” said DeBell. “With the number of Internet of Things devices projected to top 20 billion in the next four years, there is a major need for our technology in new and emerging markets. I plan to expand our global footprint and continue to strengthen our channel in North America and Europe.” Holistic approach to security ForeScout helps organisations better manage their security stance with visibility into both agentless and agent devices, multi-vendor orchestration and automated security controls. This holistic approach has become necessary in a time when smart devices associated with the Internet of Things, dispersed workforces and siloed security solutions continue to introduce risks to enterprises’ growing networks.
Da-Qian Li joins ForeScout after a decade-long tenure at Cisco ForeScout Technologies Inc., the pioneer in agentless cybersecurity, announced today the appointment of Da-Qian “DQ” Li as Vice President of Sales in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). Li will apply his extensive track record developing and managing APJ-based sales teams in fast-growth, channel-focused markets to continue fostering ForeScout’s unbridled global momentum. Experienced sales leaderDa-Qian Li joins ForeScout after a decade-long tenure at Cisco, where he directly managed the sales leaders and sales team supporting their Global Enterprise Clients segment in Korea, Japan and Greater China regions. Internet of Things“ForeScout’s Internet of Things (IoT) and network security technology is above-and-beyond what any other company currently offers, and will continue to evolve to meet customer needs,” said Da-Qian Li, Vice President of Sales APJ at ForeScout. “I could not be more thrilled to help expand ForeScout’s global growth in Asia.”“2016 is off to an incredible start. Our product is exactly what the market needs to battle the security challenges that accompany the acceleration of IoT inside corporations large and small. We continue to be able to attract the top sales talent in the security industry and are thrilled to have DQ join our team. He is exactly the leader we need to help ForeScout grow our APJ business,” said Michael DeCesare, President and CEO at ForeScout. Holistic security approachForeScout helps organisations better manage their security stance with visibility into both agentless and agent devices, multi-vendor orchestration and automated security controls. This holistic approach has become necessary in a time when smart devices associated with the Internet of Things, dispersed workforces and siloed security solutions continue to introduce risk to enterprises’ growing networks.
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