``Mark helped us refine our vision into effective initial positioning and advised us as we launched and brought on the first marketing team. He continues to be a valuable resource as we have grown into the leader in our segment.``
— Nir Polak, Co-founder and CEO, Exabeam

Mark Kraynak is a technology executive, company builder and erstwhile poet/engineer.  Prior to Aspect, Mark was at cybersecurity provider Imperva for nearly 13 years, where he held a number of marketing, product, and strategy roles.  Most recently, Mark was SVP and GM of Imperva’s Enterprise Business, and he served as a board director for Incapsula prior to the Imperva acquisition in 2014.  Mark also served as an advisor to Aspect portfolio companies Exabeam, Indegy, Kloudless, and Aqua Security.


Prior to Imperva, Mark led product marketing at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. and worked in marketing at CacheFlow. Earlier in his career, he provided technology architecture consulting for Fortune 500 clients with Ernst & Young’s Center for Technology Enablement.


Mark holds a BSC in Electrical Engineering and English from Duke University, summa cum laude, and an MFA in Literature from American University.


In the last 5 years, Mark has learned to ride a horse and to surf, though with 3 small children at home, he rarely has time for either. He does make time, however, to barrel age his proprietary Manhattan recipe to enjoy once they go to bed.


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