Forescout Appoints Armis, Carbon Black Vet as Global Channel Sales Leader

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Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

August 15, 2023

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Forescout has hired David Creed, previously with Armis, Carbon Black and McAfee, as its vice president of worldwide channel sales.


Forescout’s David Creed

As global channel sales leader, Creed is responsible for guiding the next phase of growth across the company’s channel ecosystem, and creating new alliances that unlock more revenue opportunities for partners and service providers globally.

Here’s our list of channel people on the move in July.

Prior to joining Forescout, Creed served over the past 20 years in a variety of channel executive posts at McAfee, Carbon Black and most recently Armis. He was Armis‘ vice president of business development for worldwide service provider partnerships and tech alliances.

Forescout: Channel Sales Get a Boost with Creed

“David’s passion for the channel, the way he approaches collaborations with partners and his acute understanding of the rapidly evolving changes taking place across the cybersecurity marketplace are unmatched,” said Barry Mainz, Forescout’s CEO. “He is the ideal leader for our channel business, which plays such a pivotal role for our company.”

Forescout says its solutions continuously identify and classify every asset connecting to an organization. Additionally, they help detect advanced threats that may have bypassed their security controls, and allow organizations to respond in real-time with full-spectrum response.

Scroll through our slideshow above for a Q&A with Forescout’s new global channel sales leader.

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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