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 Cranneyâ€™s team grew from 10 to 350 and sales grew from $18 million to $150 million. One company heâ€™s already worked with is Apptio, which helps companies manage their IT costs. Cranney helped Apptio develop a sales training program.
Besides Opsware, Cranneyâ€™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-Packardâ€™s software and solutions business. He was also a vice president at Parametric Technology.