Primary Role
Partner at Andreessen Horowitz
San Francisco

Person Details


Mark Cranney, a veteran tech executive with more than 20 years of experience in senior positions at Hewlett-Packard, Opsware and Parametric Technology is a partner at Andreessen-Horowitz.

Cranney spent four years as vice president of worldwide field operations at Opsware, which Andreessen and Horowitz sold to HP in 2007 for $1.65 billion. During that time Cranney’s team grew from 10 to 350 and sales grew from $18 million to $150 million. One company he’s already worked with is Apptio, which helps companies manage their IT costs. Cranney helped Apptio develop a sales training program.

Besides Opsware, Cranney’s prior jobs include time at Aster Data, where he was executive VP of worldwide field operations, and a position as vice president for the Americas at Hewlett-Packard’s software and solutions business. He was also a vice president at Parametric Technology.

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