Christopher (“Criss”) Harms Company: ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Christopher (“Criss”) Harms

Finalist, Emerging Company

With more than 25 years of financial and business leadership experience, Criss currently serves as CFO of ForeScout and leads the company’s Finance organization, as well as its sales deal desk, supply chain management and facilities functions. Prior to joining ForeScout, Criss served as CFO of Counterpane (acquired by British Telecom), PSS Systems (acquired by IBM) and Transitive Corporation (acquired by IBM), where he helped manage each of these emerging companies on a growth trajectory that enabled acquisitions by and continued growth within larger organizations.   Additionally, Criss served in senior financial positions at Socialware (acquired by Proofpoint), Sentient Networks (acquired by Cisco) and Apptitude (acquired by Hi-fn). 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.