Kara Sprague

Executive Vice President and General Manager, App Delivery and Enterprise Product Ops

Kara Sprague leads F5’s App Delivery product portfolio, including the BIG-IP and NGINX product families, and is responsible for the enterprise-wide product operations. 

Sprague joined F5 in 2017 from McKinsey & Company, where in her thirteen-year tenure she held various leadership positions across their technology practice. Most recently she led the Technology, Media, and Telecom Practice for the Western Region. Prior to McKinsey, Sprague was on the engineering staff of Oracle, Agilent Technologies, and Hewlett-Packard. 

A trained computer scientist and electrical engineer, she holds a bachelor’s and two master’s degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has a passion for advancing diversity and inclusion in technology roles and served on the board of Girls Who Code from 2016 to 2022.

Kara Sprague