SVP and General Counsel
Eric Pyenson heads the company’s legal department, bringing more than 25 years of legal, business development, and international experience in the technology space to the role. Pyenson joined Carbon Black from A123 Systems, which he helped take public in 2009. He established the in-house legal functions at several Boston-area software startups, including Open Market, where he helped lead a successful IPO in 1996. Previously, Pyenson was an operations officer at the Central Intelligence Agency, focusing on counterterrorism. He received his bachelor’s degree from Williams College, a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Sussex, England, and his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law.