Niels Jensen, a former regional vice president at information technology services company ForeScout Technologies, has been promoted to the newly-created position ofÂ senior vice president for theÂ U.S. public sector.
ForeScout said Friday it appointed Jensen as part of a strategy to expand its public sector business and he will lead initiatives in marketÂ strategy business development, product development and operations.
He previously worked to drive adoption of the company’s CounterACTÂ government security compliance platform by public sector agencies.
JensenÂ joined Forescout in 2012 after two years atÂ BMC SoftwareÂ , where he served as area director for federal civilian agencies.
JensenÂ also held several sales and management roles in veterans affairs, military healthcare, federal civilian agencies and aerospace and defense for IBMÂ (NYSE: IBM) and DataTools.