Forcepoint Extends Leadership in Securing Global Governments, Appoints New Senior Vice President and General Manager
Sean D. Berg appointed as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Global Governments Business
AUSTIN, Texas – October 25, 2017 – Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today announced the appointment of Sean D. Berg as senior vice president and general manager of Global Governments to further extend the company's leadership and growth in delivering robust, hardened cyber capabilities to government customers worldwide.
Berg reports to Chief Executive Officer Matthew Moynahan and is based in the company's Herndon, Virginia office. At Forcepoint, Berg will carry P&L responsibility and will lead the growth strategy for the company's Global Governments business. In this role, he’ll expand Forcepoint's leadership in the cross-domain government security markets and deliver capabilities across its human-centric security product portfolio to support both domestic and international government organizations.
“Since joining in May of 2017 as the head of G2 sales, Sean has consistently demonstrated the Forcepoint leadership qualities while making a very positive impact across our G2 business as well as the entire organization,” said Moynahan. “Under Sean’s leadership we’ve seen strong demand from government agencies worldwide. I look forward to partnering with him to not only continue our proud tradition of serving the Global Government mission, but strengthening our capabilities to deliver human-centric security solutions along the way.”
Berg brings more than 25 years of experience in both the military and private sector. Prior to Forcepoint, Berg was vice president, public sector for Polycom where he led sales and strategy for all U.S. federal agencies, as well as state and local, education and healthcare. Before that, Berg spent 15 years at Dell, most recently as the executive director of the company's Defense and Intelligence business. Earlier, Berg spent six years as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. Berg holds a master's degree of business administration from the College of William and Mary; he gained a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of South Carolina.
“Since joining Forcepoint, I’ve had the pleasure of leading all domestic and international sales efforts for Forcepoint's Global Governments business,” said Berg. “I’m very excited to have the opportunity to extend my role within the organization and help further Forcepoint’s market leadership position.”
Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint protects the human point for thousands of enterprise and government customers in more than 150 countries. For more about Forcepoint, visit www.Forcepoint.com and follow us on Twitter at @ForcepointSec.