Chris Simkins

Chris Simkins is an entrepreneur and a lawyer. He has deep commercial and government experience protecting information and technology against security risks. He is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Corsha, which has built an API security platform that provides Zero Trust for APIs and machine-to-machine communications. Prior to founding Corsha, Simkins was the CEO and Co-Founder of Chain Security, a professional services company focused on identifying and mitigating product development and supply chain security vulnerabilities. He served in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), first in the Counterespionage Section and then as Senior Counsel to the Assistants Attorney General for the Criminal Division and the National Security Division. He was DOJ’s representative on CFIUS, which conducts national security reviews of foreign acquisitions of U.S. companies. He was a senior lawyer with two Washington, DC law firms, where he counseled companies on CFIUS reviews and national security-related matters.