Katherine Gronberg is vice president for government affairs at IoT security company ForeScout Technologies. She is based in Washington, D.C., where she works closely with policy makers and U.S. federal agencies on cybersecurity policy and programs. Prior to joining ForeScout, she was a professor at Georgetown University, teaching classes in cybersecurity and business-government relations. Prior to Georgetown, Katherine ran her own government relations consulting firm where she assisted several major U.S. companies with their government relations programs. Katherine began her career as a staff member, and later Subcommittee Staff Director, on the Senate Appropriations Committee, handling annual appropriations for a wide range of federal agencies.