Dr. Mark Kuhr is the CTO and Co-Founder of Synack, the leader of crowdsourced security. Synack’s trusted hacker-powered platform protects top banks around the world, DoD classified assets, and close to $1 trillion in Fortune 500 revenue. Dr. Mark Kuhr co-founded Synack after focusing over nine years on Cyber Security in academia and government, where he served at the National Security Agency (NSA) and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Dr. Kuhr received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Auburn University under a DoD/NSA-sponsored fellowship. He has published several papers on enterprise cyber security and performed research under DoD contracts related to information security, network analysis, and jam-resistant network communication protocols. Mark holds a number of security related certifications from CNSS and ISC(2).