VP of Commercial Ops
Chris Folsom is VP, Commercial Operations for the Security Products Business Unit of Johnson Controls. In this role, Chris focuses on driving efficiency and scalability to operational support functions while maintaining focus on both the internal and external customer. His approach is to apply Lean Six Sigma methodology to drive continuous improvements to the nonmanufacturing processes, and ensure operations has the tools, expertise, and structure needed to support the ever-changing future of the business. Chris joined Tyco in 2012, which merged with Johnson Controls in 2016. In Chris' most recent roles, he served as CFO for the Security Products Business Unit and before that, as Controller for the North America Products Segment. Chris has almost 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, and operations. He has also had experience in leadership roles at Flextronics, Solectron, CMAC, KPMG, and the U.S. Army. Chris received his BS in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University and is a Certified Public Accountant.