Mark Gainey

Co-Founder & Chairman of Strava

Mr. Mark S. Gainey is the Co-Founder of Strava, Inc. and has been its Chairman of the Board since May 30, 2017. Mr. Gainey served as the Chief Executive Officer of Strava, Inc. until May 30, 2017. Mr. Gainey co-founded Kana Communications Inc. (Kana Inc.), in January 1996 and served as its Chief Executive Officer and President from January 1996 to June 1999. Mr. Gainey has been building successful companies for nearly 20 years. Prior to Kana, Mr. Gainey served as an Associate with TA Associates Management, L.P. (TA Associates, Inc.) from April 1991 to September 1995, where he focused primarily on technology and business services investments. He served as President and Chairman of SWK Holdings Corporation.

He served as the Chairman of Kana Communications Inc. from July 1996 to July 2000. He has been a Director of Clari Inc. since April 2014. He serves as a Director of TA Associates, Inc. He served as a Director of GlobalSight Corporation, AlterG, Inc. and BoardVantage Inc. He served as a Director of Kana Communications Inc?., from January 1996 to June 1999 and SWK Holdings Corporation since January 1996. Mr. Gainey holds a B.A. in General Studies from Harvard University.

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