Kara Wilson is a strategic advisor for KKR within the technology practice. She has over 25 years of experience in driving go-to-market strategies for both large and medium companies as well as hyper-growth start-ups.
She has held marketing leadership roles with some of the technology industry’s most influential companies, including Okta, FireEye, Rubrik, Success Factors, SAP, Cisco, and PeopleSoft. Kara currently sits on the boards of Paychex, Accela, OutSystems, KnowBe4, OneStream, Calabrio, and Corel. Most recently, she was chief marketing officer for Rubrik, where she was responsible for the company’s global marketing initiatives. Prior to Rubrik, Kara was EVP and CMO for cybersecurity company FireEye, where she helped launch the most successful security IPO in market history. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.