Executive Profiles

Matt Kraning, Co-Founder, CEO at Expanse

Matt Kraning, Co-Founder, CEO at Expanse

Matt Kraning is the chief executive officer of Expanse, a computer software company specializing in cybersecurity, network security, internet security, enterprise software, and software-as-a-service that he co-founded in 2012.  Headquartered in San Francisco, Virginia, Expanse caters to over 10 percent of the routable internet and improves visibility, governance and information technology operations to reduce risks associated with internet assets. With over 10 years of industry experience, Kraning has gained industry knowledge on electrical knowledge, image and signal processing, computer vision, programming and simulations, in addition to expertise in large-scale optimization, distributed sensing and machine learning algorithms run on massively parallel systems, according to his LinkedIn profile

Before co-founding Expanse, Kraning spent more than two years as a consultant for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Earlier in his career, he was a quantitative analyst for DE Shaw & Co. and a technical lead at Ballast Energy Systems. He is an alumnus of Stanford University, where he completed his bachelor’s degree in physics, and a master’s and doctorate degree in electrical engineering. Additionally, he attended Commonwealth School. 

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