Ertugrul Kara is the Senior Product Marketing Manager for VMRay. With a career spanning over 10 years in cybersecurity, he has seen the advancement of security products from open-source firewalls to automation-powered threat detection technologies following the evolution of threat landscape. He is currently focused on leading the marketing efforts for VMRay’s security automation solutions while enhancing the alignment between the products with enterprise customer needs. Previously, he has held various roles in early-stage security startups, led the product launch and growth strategies, and run his own startup specialized in network security. Ertugrul attended the Middle East Technical University for undergraduate studies where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering.