Mark Cravotta, a proven technology industry leader with a background in wrapping managed services around security solutions, has joined The Crypsis Group as its Chief Revenue Officer. Over a more than 30-year career that has taken him from U.S. Army officer to acclaimed technology industry sales executive, Cravotta has earned a reputation for success in building rapid, sustainable growth of privately-funded companies.
Prior to joining Crypsis, he served as Vice President North America Cyber Security Sales for CA Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise-class software solutions, where he led a team responsible for all revenue generation and growth for the commercial, federal, and channel segments of CA’s security business. Before joining CA, he spent two years with Dell/EMC’s Virtustream team, a provider of high-performance cloud software and managed services focused around SAP. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, Cravotta began his career as an Army officer, rising to the rank of Captain and serving as Aide-de-Camp to Assistant Division Commander of the 9th Infantry Division and to the Deputy Commanding General and Ground Forces Commander of Operation Desert Storm in 1990-91. Read the press release on his appointment.
The Crypsis Group has also announced that it is expanding its offices in New York City and Austin and adding key leadership personnel in both locations.
The expansion of The Crypsis Group’s Austin location includes the hiring of director Billy Evans Jr., an expert in computer forensics and digital evidence analysis with more than 25 years of service in the U.S. military. Evans was certified by the Department of Defense as a cybercrime investigator and has worked as a special agent with the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), with top secret security clearances, managing and overseeing complex cyber incident response actions and investigations.
In New York, Stephen Ramey was hired as a director to lead investigations and consult with clients involving information security events. As a frequent speaker on data security and privacy at legal, industry, and academic conferences, Ramey delivers relevant content involving trends, attackers’ tactics, and investigative methodology to his audiences. He joins Crypsis after having led Ernst & Young’s global incident coordination for digital forensics and incident response. Ramey managed fast moving, global teams for investigating data breaches, systems misconfigurations, and phishing campaigns. Read the press release.