Ken Kartsen is Senior Vice President of Public Sector for McAfee. In this position he oversees business development for the public sector.
Kartsen has been responsible for public sector sales at leading technology companies for over 17 years, primarily in the security industry. His prior experience includes positions with Palo Alto Networks, IBM and NetSec. He has successfully led business development efforts with a number of federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Postal Service and the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as the intelligence community. Kartsen also has experience in channel development, systems engineering and field marketing.
In 2013 Kartsen was honored with a FedScoop 50 Award (Industry Leadership) for his management of McAfee’s role in the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program. Kartsen was honored with another FedScoop 50 Award for Industry Leadership in 2016. He has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Clemson University.