Chris Carlson is the Vice President of Product responsible for product strategy, roadmap, and delivery of the CRITICALSTART Managed Detection and Response solutions. Chris joined Critical Start in November 2021 and brings more than 20 years of product management experience with security SaaS, software, and hardware products spanning Endpoint Detection and Response, vulnerability management, intrusion prevention systems, network traffic processing and analytics, and real-time event processing.
Prior to Critical Start, Chris served as VP of Product for Dragos, the leader in industrial control systems security, and Qualys, the leading vulnerability management and compliance vendor. Chris has also held product leadership and direct product roles at Hexis Cyber (acquired by WatchGuard), Invincea (acquired by Sophos), Agent Logic (acquired by Informatica), and Lucid Security (acquired by TrustWave). Previously, Chris held security consulting and security architecture rules at SAIC, Booz Allen, and UBS.