Kara Sprague

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Application Services

Kara Sprague is Executive Vice President and General Manager of F5’s Application Services business unit, responsible for the company’s ADC and Security product portfolio management, product and solutions.

Sprague joined F5 in 2017 from McKinsey and 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 two masters degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and serves on the board of Girls Who Code.

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