Leadership Team

Meet Synack’s
Leadership Team

Jay Kaplan Chief Executive Officer

Former Hacker @NSA, Red Team / IR @ DoD. @Forbes 30 Under 30, @SFBJ 40 Under 40, @SFBusinessTimes Upstart 50.

Dr. Mark Kuhr Chief Technology Officer

Former Hacker and Tech Director @NSA, Systems Engineer @ DoD. Reformed Ph.D. and avid supporter of @Auburn football.

Michael Chao Chief Financial Officer

Experienced finance, accounting and operations leader. Alumni of @Coalfire, @eBay, @VailResorts, @KPMG and other companies. Partnered with @OneCarlyle, @apax_partners, Veritas Capital and other financial sponsors. Chair of @UCLAMQE Advisory Council.

Claire Trimble Chief Marketing Officer

Cybersecurity Marketer. 17 year @Cisco veteran. Formerly @Lastline, @Illusive, @Fortinet and @Oracle. Working mother and diversity advocate.

Alex Luttschyn Chief Revenue Officer

20+ years of Sales and Sales management @VMware, @Pivotal, @EMC, @Greenplum, @Sun. Focused on delivering valuable business outcomes using advanced technologies.

Steve Soper General Counsel

Former corporate attorney @lathamwatkins. Loyal @CalFootball fan & long time supporter of @Arsenal. JD @UCLA, BA @UCBerkeley.

Wade Lance Global Field CISO

Cybersecurity thought leadership and ice climbing junkie. 25 years of technology productization and creative story-telling. Formerly @CounterTack, @Acalvio, @CyberProof, @Illusive.

Synack’s Board Members

Jay Kaplan Synack CEO and Co-founder
Dr. Mark Kuhr Synack CTO and Co-founder
Ted Schlein General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Glenn Solomon Managing Partner, GGV Capital
Gary Steele CEO, Splunk Inc.
Derek W. Smith SVP, F5 Security and GM of Shape Security
Rashmi Gopinath General Partner, B Capital
Tom Mawhinney General Partner, Icon Ventures
Jeanne Tisinger Member of the Board of Directors C5 Capital
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